2014 Conference Faculty | Maranatha Christian Writers' Conference

2014 Conference Faculty


We invite editors and faculty members with the ability and passion to help Christian writers meet the challenges of the changing writing and publishing world. Below is the list of our confirmed 2013 faculty. We will continue to add additional editors and publishers as the conference date nears.

Dan Balow, Agent, The Steve Laube Agency

James Barrett – The Amy Foundation

Crystal Bowman - Author, Books for Children

Ann Byle–Agent, Credo Communications

Bill and Nancie Carmichael, Deep River Books

John Chisum–Musician, Worship Pastor

Dudley Delffs, Author, Editor,

Don Gates, Owner and Agent, The Gates Group

Linda Glaz– Author, Agent, Hartline Literary Agency

Cliff Graham, Author, Speaker

Tim Haines–Digital Media Specialist

Bob Hudson – Senior Editor-at-Large  Zondervan

Eddie Jones – Christian Devotions Ministry,Lighthouse Publishing

Lissa Halls Johnson, Author, Editor

Jack Kuhatschek–Executive Vice President and Publisher, Baker Publishing Group

Cindy Lambert – Publishing Strategist, Freelance Collaborative Writer

David Lambert – Author, Lambert Editorial Services

Gail Gaymer Martin, Author

Jay Payleitner, Author, Speaker

John Sawyer, Brand and Marketing Strategist, Somersault

Sheila Seifert, Editor, Focus on the Family

Dave Sheets, AuthorOneSource, Christian Writers’ Guild

Jeanette Taylor – Product Development and Marketing Strategist

Rob Teigen, Baker Book Group

Gabriele A Udell – Beacon Hill Press

Sandra VanderZicht, Associate Publisher and Executive Editor, Zondervan

James Watkins – Vista Press, Wesleyan Publishing House