Active CCA Authors:

Ava Pennington eAva Pennington is an author and speaker. She also teaches a weekly Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) class. Her latest book, Daily Reflections on the Names of God: A Devotional, is published by Revell Books and endorsed by Kay Arthur, of Precepts Ministries.

Ava has written for numerous magazines, including Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse and Christianity Today’s Today’s Christian Woman. She is also published in 22 Chicken Soup for the Soul books.

Ava is a passionate speaker and engages audiences with relevant, enjoyable presentations. When not writing and speaking, Ava loves playing with her Boxer puppies, Duke & Daisy.

For more information, visit Ava’s:
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Bonnie Rose Hudson works as the Executive Editor of, the curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine®. Her heart’s desire is for every child to feel the love of God and know how special they are to Him. She would love for you to stop by her author’s blog for resources to help teach your children about missions and the persecuted Church, free history and writing printables, and to discover how you can write for the homeschool market.

Visit Bonnie Rose online at


Carol-McAdams-Moore_Author-Photo eCarol McAdams Moore writes for children and youth in the Christian and general markets. Her debut tween devos – Dare U 2 Open This Book and Just Sayin’ – will be released by Zonderkidz in September 2014. Additional writing credits include work for David C. Cook; Urban Ministries, Inc.; Christian Education Warehouse; Clubhouse; Clubhouse, Jr.; LifeWay magazines; and The Christian Communicator.

Her desire is that every child will answer Jesus’ call and discover God’s purpose for his or her own life. McAdams Moore prays that they will discover. . . Jesus. more amazing than we can imagine!

Visit Carol online at

Cheryl Malandrinos is a freelance writer, children’s author, and editor. She is the author of Little Shepherd (Guardian Angel Publishing, 2010) and A Christmas Kindness (4RV Publishing, 2012). Cheryl is a book reviewer and blogger. Ms. Malandrinos lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband and two children. She also has a son who is married.

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CrystalBowman3 eCrystal Bowman is a best-selling, award-winning author of over 100 books for children. She is a former preschool teacher and Bible study leader. Besides writing books, she writes lyrics for children’s piano music and stories for Clubhouse Jr. magazine. She teaches workshops at writers’ conferences and enjoys being a MOPS Mentor. Her desire is to teach children that God loves them and cares about them very much. She and her husband have three married children and five adorable grandchildren!

For more info on Crystal’s books, her speaking schedule, or tips for writers, please visit her website at



Glenys Nellist is a best-selling Zonderkidz author of two popular children’s book series: Love Letters From God and Snuggle Time. A native of England, Glenys now lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she serves as Coordinator of Children’s Ministry for the West Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church. Glenys is wife to David, parent to four sons, and happy grandma to four little ones. Connect with her at her author website.


Janice Green eJanice D. Green has enjoyed working with children as a teacher, camp counselor, and  elementary school librarian. Upon retirement she accelerated her writing interests and dream. She is author and publisher of two Bible storybooks, The Creation and The First Christmas and is working on other Bible storybooks and a MG novel.

Janice has been blogging for several years inspiring people to believe and love God’s word. She also loves to write about God’s creation.

Janice is a mother and grandmother. She and her husband are planning to build their own home using their own hands, hammers and nails – and sawmill. She covets your prayers for this endeavor.

Honeycomb Adventures Press, LLC
Bible Bites 4 You
Janice D. Green, my author and everything else page

(Coming soon: Kristie Wilde)

Lee Ann Mancini eLee Ann Mancini is a self published, Christian, children’s author. Her series Adventures of the Sea Kids, published by GLM Publishing LLC has won numerous accolades. Lee Ann Mancini graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from Regent University, a Masters in Biblical and Theology Studies from Knox Seminary, and a Masters in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. In addition to writing Christian children’s books, Lee Ann is currently an adjunct professor at South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary. Lee Ann also speaks to women groups regarding the redemptive power of the gospel represented though the types of brides of the church.

Lee Ann is married and has two children. She loves to read, jog, and teach the Word of God.

Lee Ann’s publishing page: GLM Publishing

Author Photo - 311x311Dr. MaryAnn Diorio is a widely published, award-winning author of books for children and adults. Her passion is writing fiction.
MaryAnn’s latest children’s book, The Dandelion Patch, deals with the topic of Eminent Domain. Her latest novel, A Sicilian Farewell, is Book 2 of the popular trilogy titled The Italian Chronicles. Book 1, The Madonna of Pisano, won the prestigious Silver Medal for E-Book Fiction in the 2015 Illumination Book Awards Contest. Book 3, Return to Bella Terra, is scheduled for release in December 2017.
A former Adjunct Professor of Writing at Nottingham-Trent University, Rowan University, and Regent University, MaryAnn is also a Certified Life Coach, a Certified Biblical Counselor, and a Certified Behavioral Consultant. She holds several graduate degrees, including the PhD in French, the DMin in Christian Counseling, the MA in Italian Language & Literature, and the MFA in Writing Popular Fiction.
MaryAnn has been married to Dominic for 47 years. They are the blessed parents of two amazing adult daughters and five rambunctious grandchildren. When not writing, MaryAnn loves to read, paint, play the piano, and make up silly songs with her grandchildren. You may learn more about MaryAnn and her ministry at and
question markWendy Sparkes lives in the UK and has been a Nursery Nurse for over fifteen years working with children aged three to five. She’s passionate about finding new ways to enthuse and engage young children.She is also the author of the Stop and Smell the Roses Series. Her books aim to incorporate Christian themes in a simple and straightforward way so that children can understand them and relate to them. A Sunny Day, Snowfall and One Starry Night include some extracts from the Bible, all of which are explained by the parents, enabling children to pick up on these important themes through their play and social encounters. The activities Jude and Annie enjoy are easy, and often free, for young readers to follow at home.

Former CCA Authors:

Beth Bence Reinke

Corine Hyman

Dawn Aldrich

Diane Stortz

Holly Skelton

Linda McQuinn Carlblom

Lindsay Bonilla

Melissa Staehli

Penny Reeve

Rozlyn Alexander

Terri Forehand


Guest Bloggers (regular):

Karen Whiting website

Gail Cartee website


Guest Bloggers (former):

Roslyn Alexander website

Max Elliot Anderson website

Carolyn Ruch website

Dawn Stephens  website