Member News

Nancy Drummond, of Sublimity, just published a faith-based children’s book, Happy Zach, through Pine Hill Graphics.

Geneva Iijima, of Oregon City, reports that her picture book, Jesus Loves Us All, has now been published in English, Spanish, Japanese, and five Quechua languages. The Quechua versions are brand new. It will most likely be the first children’s book in those languages, though adults will devour it as well.

Bonnie Leon, of Glide, recently signed a contract with WhiteFire Publishing for a historical fiction book.

Marty Magee, of Mill City, announced that both she and her 103-year-old mother have articles in upcoming issues of Purpose. Marty’s (“Dwelling Among Us”) will appear in December, and her mother’s (“When I Became a Cook”) will be in the January issue.

 Jennifer Anne F. Messing, of Portland, had three new poems published in recent issues of The Gem, LIVE, and God’s Word for Today. Her short fiction story, “Tall, Dark, and Handsome,” was published in the summer issue of Mustard Seed, an online magazine. And two other short fiction pieces, “Graduation Bouquet” and “Unforgotten Dream,” were published in the summer issue of Today with Jesus, an online magazine. You can read her movie reviews and latest book news on her website:

 Anne Paden, of Gladstone, recently published her book Fruit Flies in Our Faith: Nurturing and Sharing the Fruit of the Spirit.

 Julie Watson, of Yacolt, Washington, recently published her book, True Health: A woman’s guide to loving her body, loving her life, and loving her God.

 Susan Brehmer, of Portland; Darlene Ellis, of Oregon City; LGayle Gustafson, of Portland; Annika Klanderud, of Dundee; Maxine Marsolini, of Happy Valley; and Jan Sheerin, of Bend had articles in the October edition of The Christian Journal.