New Author: Dr. Lonnie D. Wesley, III
Authors

New Author: Dr. Lonnie D. Wesley, III

Energion Publications is pleased to announce that we have contracted with a new author, Dr. Lonnie D. Wesley, III, for a book about the ministry of deacons in the church, with the working title of The Magnificent Seven. Dr. Wesley is pastor of Greater Little Rock Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida. He received his Doctor…

Are Your Books in the Library?
Books | eBooks

Are Your Books in the Library?

Sometimes readers wonder whether they can find our books in a library, in print or in digital form. I’m writing this because of the digital question, but the same process applies to print books. Yes, we do provide books to digital borrowing systems at libraries. There’s a fairly complex procedure, but our books are listed….

Support Independent Bookstores
Books | eBooks

Support Independent Bookstores

As a small business owner, I like to call attention to ways in which you can purchase Energion titles from independent retailers. There’s now a way that you can purchase ebooks while supporting independent stores as well. It’s called MyMustReads.com. You can go to that site for information. Independent bookstores can make ebooks available to…

Writers: Choose an Audience
writing

Writers: Choose an Audience

(A sequel to Writers: Consider Your Audience.) You might be thinking that I should have talked first about choosing an audience. You may be correct. On the other hand, I think it’s critical to understand that your audience makes a difference in what you write. Writing can be a lonely task. It’s just you and…

Writers: Consider Your Audience
writing

Writers: Consider Your Audience

I’ve changed my own job function so that my main function is marketing (besides general management), rather than editing. One theme that has followed me through this change is this: A writer’s audience is critical. To write effectively, you must always consider who you’re writing to. Note that I placed a preposition at the end…

Empower!
Discipleship

Empower!

Energion Publications uses three words for our mission: Educate, Energize, and Empower. What do we mean by these words? Are they just buzzwords? The third keyword in our Energion Publications mission is Empower! (See the previous posts on Educate! and Energize!) Empower represents the most difficult thing to accomplish as a publisher. We can publish books…

#MeToo Church
Christian Living | Christianity | ministry

#MeToo Church

By Shauna Hyde, PhD In my years of ministry as pastor and counselor, I have worked with people who have been abused, victimized, and traumatized in unspeakable ways.  It is heart-breaking and I often find it difficult to understand how one human being can justify treating another human being badly in order to meet their…