Can I get all "sappy" for a moment and share this? In reflecting on FRS this year I just couldn't help but say how much I love and appreciate these types of events. While I say (all the time) that I'd rather meet an author than a movie star any day, I'd also like to … Continue reading Fiction Readers Summit 2019 – Final Thoughts
Want to hear how easy it was to get me to delay my trip home on Monday?? I was planning on heading home shortly after we checked out of the hotel but I had to drop Becca off at Baker Book House (yes, #justblamekayla applies 😉), since she was going to spend the day there … Continue reading Fiction Readers Summit 2019 – A Tour of Baker Publishing Group
Not wanting to have to rush home after the event, Becca and I planned to stay an extra few days so we had more time to do some site-seeing and such around the area. Late Sunday morning we met Kim and Kayla Woodhouse for an early lunch at Red Lobster before they had to get … Continue reading Fiction Readers Summit 2019 – The Day After (Still in Grand Rapids)
Saturday morning arrived and we had a final breakfast together before everyone was released to wherever they were headed. Chris Jager shared a few thoughts and then Alexis De Weese read to us from a book of benedictions. I happened to win the raffle from an activity we did the day before, but I shared … Continue reading Fiction Readers Summit 2019 – Closing Breakfast and More Fun
Friday morning came bright and early, and the excitement was high after all of that waiting could finally come to an end as we walked down the hallway toward the main event! Before we entered the room we were handed our name tags and our swag bags which contained three books (which were different for … Continue reading Fiction Readers Summit 2019 – The Main Event
As you may or may not already know, this past week I drove out to Grand Rapids, MI to attend Baker Book House's Fiction Readers Summit (FRS) held at the Double Tree Hotel and Baker Book House. I am going to space my trip out into different posts for each day I was there. While … Continue reading Fiction Readers Summit 2019 – Arrival Day
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. ~Rom 5:8 I have been going to church for many years. I recognize that it is in Christ alone, through faith alone that I can have a relationship with my Heavenly Father. Yet even though I … Continue reading Happy Resurrection Sunday!