Keith Schwanz

Keith Schwanz lives in Overland Park, Kansas, and has served as a church musician, pastor, and seminary educator. Keith started Storian Press in 2013. In 2012 he participated in NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, and drafted his first work of fiction. He and his wife Judi have a quilting studio and most of their quilts go to charity. Keith’s personal website is KeithSchwanz.com. Keith wrote: Shouts at Sunrise: The Struggle Against Evil for the Life of Don Cox Go as a Way Opens: a memoir (with Swanee Schwanz) Marks of the Missional Church: Ecclesial Practices for the Sake of the World (with Libby Tedder Hugus & Jason Veach) The Birth of a Hymn: Spiritual Biographies of 20 Hymn Writers and the Experiences that Inspired Them Resources for Worship Planning: A Companion to the Hymnal Sing to the Lord The Caribbean: A Legacy of Love Meeting Jesus Keith edited and contributed to: One in Christ: Reconciliation, Justice, and Mutuality Missio Dei: A Wesleyan Understanding Keith contributed to: Postmodern and Wesleyan?: Exploring the Boundaries and Possibilities Celebration Hymnal (Worship Resource Edition) Since 2007, Keith has written a personal finance column for clergy, “It’s Your Money,” Pensions & Benefits USA, Church of the Nazarene Keith has written for the Kansas City Star: Lesson in the blue cap Rural America sings a new song Organ donation can save a life Christians embrace new neighbors Wanted: more diversity of thought Keith has written for Holiness Today: A Generational Shift Why What We Sing About God Matters The Ancient-Future Generation True...

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Jon Twitchell

Jon Twitchell has served the Church of the Nazarene in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, since 2001. As a bivocational pastor, he has worked as a funeral home chaplain since 2008, conducting more than 350 funerals for those in need. Jon is a Boston Red Sox fan. Jon’s wife, Melody, has produced affordable and easy-to-sing piano accompaniments for nearly 200 hymns. YourChurchPianist is designed for congregations, small groups, and nursing home ministries. The hymns can be purchased and downloaded for immediate use. Jon wrote: Presence: A Pastor’s Guide to Funerals Jon has written for Grace & Peace Magazine Planting Seeds in the Valley: Representing the Good Shepherd During Times of Grief Jon has written for Holiness Today A Time to Be Silent Bury Me with My Feet Pointing East Video Bury Me with My Feet Pointing East (one...

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M. L. “Swanee” Schwanz

Swanee Schwanz lived outside of the United States for almost twenty years and assisted with the construction of 250 hospitals, schools, and churches in eleven countries. He currently serves as the chair of the International Outreach committee at Christ Church Vero Beach and as a volunteer with Missionary Flights International and Indian River Habitat for Humanity. Swanee wrote: Go as a Way Opens: a memoir (with Keith Schwanz)

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Jason Veach

Jason Veach lives with his wife, Regan, and son, Carter, in Portland, Oregon, where he enjoys forest hikes and urban gastronomical adventures. Jason serves as founding pastor of Eden Community, a new church designed to demonstrate and proclaim the good news in one of the least religious cities in the United States. Jason wrote: Marks of the Missional Church: Ecclesial Practices for the Sake of the World (with Libby Tedder Hugus & Keith Schwanz) Jason contributed to: One in Christ: Reconciliation, Justice, and Mutuality Jason has written for the Holiness Today blog: More Than Words Getting Our Hands...

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Libby Tedder Hugus

Libby Tedder Hugus is the daughter of two continents: Africa and North America. She now lives with her husband, Jeremy, in Casper, Wyoming, where they follow God in starting a new missional community on the windy western frontier. Libby will go to unfathomable lengths to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee with friends or strangers. Libby wrote: Marks of the Missional Church: Ecclesial Practices for the Sake of the World (with Keith Schwanz & Jason Veach) Libby contributed to: One in Christ: Reconciliation, Justice, and Mutuality Conversations on Holiness Relational Theology: A Contemporary Introduction Love Among Us Libby has written for the Holiness Today blog: We are the Currency When the Going Gets Tough, Christians Get—Peaceful? Rose-tinted Glasses We are the Currency When the Going Gets Tough, Christians...

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J. Thomas Johnson

J. Thomas Johnson serves as a pastor in Loudon, New Hampshire, where he lives with his wife, Jennifer, and children, Gabriel and Arenae. Prior to this ministry assignment, he was a Hebrew instructor at Nazarene Theological Seminary. He is a survivor of Diffuse Large B-Cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. J. Thomas wrote: When God Doesn’t Look Like God J. Thomas contributed to: One in Christ: Reconciliation, Justice, and Mutuality...

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