Welcome to a new blog series within The Felecia Killings Foundation.
If you are new to our site and virtual ministry, let me introduce myself. I am Felecia Killings, the Founder and Visionary behind this work. And our mission is to help new and aspiring Christian Authors build businesses or ministries around their authorship.
Within our newest blog, we share book recommendations from self-published authors, which will empower you in some way.
The bulk of our blog posts will be recommendations that help you learn the strategies involved in becoming a full-time Christian Writerpreneur.
Since 2011, I've worked with Christian Authors, Speakers, and Spiritual Leaders; and those who hired our services, enrolled in our training program, or purchased our books have increased in their individual work.
So, I am thrilled to share these recommendations in the "Must Read" Blog Series.
For this post, I want to introduce you to a couple new authors in the Christian self-publishing industry. Both women have their own ministries, and they use their books to open other doors of opportunities. The other book recommendations come from The Foundation's Store. Our resources are available for just $2.99 each. And if you are interested in learning Christian Writerpreneurship, these e-books are just the solution for you.
So, without delay, let me share these book recommendations with you. I know they will bless you.
Name Your Decade: A Bullet Journal for Christian Writerpreneurs
In 2020, I launched a new e-book that would help my clients organize their lives as Christian Writerpreneurs. We all know how important planning can be. But not many people know how to map their ideas that help them reach their financial goals.
What's more, most people only plan for 12 months in advance.
But within The Foundation, we teach our Beloveds to plan for decades. In doing so, they make way for optimal growth without feeling pressured to complete everything they want in just one year.
Enter the Name Your Decade Bullet Journal.
This comprehensive planner includes graphic organizers and planning guides that will help you reach your goals over the next ten years. This resource comes complete with:
Our 50-page journal allows you to print as many copies of each document as necessary as you seek to map your next decade.
This is an excellent resource that you can instantly download for just $2.99. I encourage you to purchase today and get started on planning your next decade, especially during quarantine.
Let's Do This, Ladies! 6 Steps to Your Success as a Female Christian Writerpreneur
Once you've purchased your bullet journal, get your hands on this empowering guide that will help you strategize as a Christian Writerpreneur.
There are 6 pertinent steps you must take to thrive as a Christian Writerpreneur. From education to acquiring experts to launching aggressive marketing campaigns, you can become a full-time author with these strategies.
As a BONUS, this guide comes with a 20-minute video presentation, conducted by yours truly. In it, I will show you why the most successful writers are those who transform into writerpreneurs.
How New Christian Writerpreneurs Can Generate Their First $100,000
As you indulge in the previous guides, take a dive into this 3rd resource that will show you how to make money as a Christian Writerpreneur.
In this 17-page guide, you will learn how you can create multiple streams of income using the written and spoken word. I will show you how I reached my 6-figure goal and why it took me 3.5 years to accomplish.
While many online entrepreneurs brag about making $100,000+ within months, my journey was quite different. And I want to encourage you to go this journey at your own pace.
When Believers Become Depressed: Helping Those Who Believe in God
Up next is my good friend and fellow colleague in the self-publishing world, Lakita D. Long.
Long is spiritually wired to motivate and psychologically impact people’s life by encouraging, empowering and inspiring them to Think Outloud and live life on purpose.
Lakita is the Founder and Director of Inspiring You! Ministries, Inc, a non-profit organization that has helped mobilize more than 10,000 people into various forms of social, civic and spiritual involvement, resulting in powerful change in the community.
She is also the Founder of Mental Health in the Church (MHIC), Women Advancing Kingdom Efforts (WAKE), and Inspiring You Counseling Center. She loves the purpose God has given her to motivate people, but is grateful to be a mom to Jailen and Cayla. Her greatest joys.
In her latest book, When Believers Become Depressed, Long teaches how those who believe in God can become trapped by the darkness and deception of depression. They often mask their depression through religious efforts.
This book was written to assist Believers and those in the helping profession to better understand what the symptoms of depression are. This book will also highlight 21 Symptoms of Spiritual Depression and shows you how to challenge yourself to realistically deal with your issues or help someone with theirs.
Everyone at some point in their life will have problems, issues, and situations that may cause them to be saddened or emotionally broken to the point of some form of depression.
And as our current nation endures economic hardships, it's important to have empowering resources that will keep us during these tough times.
Spanish for Christian Ministry
If you're looking to improve your second-language skills, consider this resource from author Faith Chiwawana.
In 2009, Faith was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. She started in-center homo-dialysis immediately. These events totally changed her life. She had to give up her career teaching Spanish, which she had grown to love. During this painful process, she translated from English to Spanish for some Spanish speaking patients. Kidney disease is frightening enough without having the language barrier and not being able to communicate your needs. It is out of compassion for these fellow patients that she has written her books.
Faith gave her heart to our Lord Jesus Christ in June of 1980 on the campus of Penn State University. It is her love for Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ that Spanish For Christian Ministry was born. Faith is a member of The International Foreign Language Honor Society.
Faith K. Chiwawana received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish-Linguistics in 1982. She obtained her Master of Education in Counselor Education-Student Personnel Services also from Penn State University. She holds a Master of Arts in Spanish from Cleveland State University. Faith has traveled and studied abroad in several Spanish speaking countries. Her career has expanded from k-12 teaching and counseling positions to adjunct teaching positions at several universities, counseling, medical counseling translating and interpreting in Spanish.
Spanish for Christian Ministry will give its reader basic terms used to witness and minister to Spanish speaking people. It is by no means intended to cover every situation which may occur when communicating with people who speak Spanish. It is a basic foundation from which one can build on.
I hope you consider these books for your down time. While we are experiencing hard times, you can use this moment to empower your heart, mind, and soul.
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Be blessed, Beloved.
And as always, let's grow together!
Felecia Killings is an award-winning coach and book-publishing expert. Since 2011, she has helped new Christian Authors, Speakers, and Spiritual leaders build a business or ministry around their authorship.