Carl Simmons

Carl Simmons - Editor

Loveland, CO, USA

Experienced editorial project manager/editor/writer/proofreader, specializing in Christian and/or educational publishing.

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Overview

Key Projects include:
• Dare to Be Uncommon (study and event kit for NFL coach Tony Dungy)
• LETRS professional development program for literacy education
• Alongside, by Drew Hill (2019 Christian Book Award winner)
• Author, Life of Paul: Rose Visual Bible Study (Roe/Hendrickson, 2018); Growing Out: From Disciples to Disciplers, 6-book/78-lesson small-group series (Group, 2010); Lay It Down: A Journey Into Trust (CreateSpace, 2013); and myriad other Bible study lessons, booklets, and magazine/web articles
• The Character Formation Project, PreK-Adult curriculum for charter and Christian schools
• The Gospel Series (3-study series for World Harvest Mission/Serge)
• The Missional Journey, The Discipleship Difference, and The Church-Planting Journey, by Bob Logan
Languages
English (US)
Religion & Spirituality
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference

Certifications

  • Teacher of the Handicapped

Awards

  • Loveland Volunteer Award

Work experience

Editor/Writer/Proofreader

Self-employed
January, 2011 – Present (almost 9 years)

• Book and web content development, management, editing, and proofreading
• Writing and development of small-group and Sunday School curriculum, feature magazine articles, and web content
• Clients include Compassion International, WaterBrook Mulnomah, New Growth Press, Rose/Hendrickson Publishing, P & R Publishing, David C. Cook, and Style Media (Style and Medical+Wellness magazines).

Portfolio (6 selected works)

The Life of Paul: Rose Visual Bible Studies

Rose Publishing

Packed with charts, time lines, and maps, this visual, inductive Bible study provides a close up look at the life of the Apostle Paul and shows how to apply his message of encouragement and perseverance to your life today. From the time Paul was a Pharisee persecuting Christians to the time he was beheaded for his faith, this 6-week, inductive study pulls out relevant insights for your life to... read more

Packed with charts, time lines, and maps, this visual, inductive Bible study provides a close up look at the life of the Apostle Paul and shows how to apply his message of encouragement and perseverance to your life today. From the time Paul was a Pharisee persecuting Christians to the time he was beheaded for his faith, this 6-week, inductive study pulls out relevant insights for your life to... read more

Growing in Jesus (From Disciples to Disciplers)

Carl Simmons

Learning to grow spiritually is a lifelong adventure. The From Disciples to Disciplers series was developed to walk each participant on that journey of personal spiritual growth. Each of the six seasons (books) in the series contains 13 lessons for small groups, adult Sunday school, or 1-on-1 discipleship. Season 1 of From Disciples to Disciplers, Growing in Jesus focuses on developing your re... read more

Learning to grow spiritually is a lifelong adventure. The From Disciples to Disciplers series was developed to walk each participant on that journey of personal spiritual growth. Each of the six seasons (books) in the series contains 13 lessons for small groups, adult Sunday school, or 1-on-1 discipleship. Season 1 of From Disciples to Disciplers, Growing in Jesus focuses on developing your re... read more

Alongside: Loving Teenagers with the Gospel

Drew Hill

Winner of the 2019 Christian Book Award for best Ministry Resource"Alongside is a beautiful and practical companion for anyone who wants to learn how to better love the teenagers in their life. I found myself in tears as I read incredible real-life stories of the gospel breaking through the distractions, darkness, loneliness, and pain that often accompany adolescence. It tells the beautiful st... read more

Winner of the 2019 Christian Book Award for best Ministry Resource"Alongside is a beautiful and practical companion for anyone who wants to learn how to better love the teenagers in their life. I found myself in tears as I read incredible real-life stories of the gospel breaking through the distractions, darkness, loneliness, and pain that often accompany adolescence. It tells the beautiful st... read more

Dare to Be Uncommon: Men's Bible Study

Tony Dungy, Group Publishing

Tony Dungy says it’s time...for every man to choose an Uncommon life!This Super Bowl-winning coach has spent his life shaping young men. Now, Tony Dungy is ready to share core truths he wants every man to understand, live by, and pass on to others. Examine your life—and aspire to a life of renewed integrity…influence…and faith. With this Bible study you’ll tackle key principles found in Tony D... read more

Tony Dungy says it’s time...for every man to choose an Uncommon life!This Super Bowl-winning coach has spent his life shaping young men. Now, Tony Dungy is ready to share core truths he wants every man to understand, live by, and pass on to others. Examine your life—and aspire to a life of renewed integrity…influence…and faith. With this Bible study you’ll tackle key principles found in Tony D... read more

Lay It Down: A Journey Into Trust

Carl Simmons

Lay It Down: A Journey into Trust -- with no offense intended on either side -- is The Cost of Discipleship for dummies. This eight-week interactive devotional includes small-group sessions, as well as an additional retreat section that can be done either with your group or self-guided. Learn how to surrender and renew your spiritual lives. Learn to live the life Jesus has always wanted.

Lay It Down: A Journey into Trust -- with no offense intended on either side -- is The Cost of Discipleship for dummies. This eight-week interactive devotional includes small-group sessions, as well as an additional retreat section that can be done either with your group or self-guided. Learn how to surrender and renew your spiritual lives. Learn to live the life Jesus has always wanted.

The Church Planting Journey

Dr. Robert E. Logan

When Robert Logan and Steve Ogne wrote The Church Planter’s Toolkit back in 1991, it was the only comprehensive resource available to church planters on the market. For 25 years, the Toolkit served as a life-changing resource for thousands of church planters. In The Church Planting Journey, Robert Logan has taken a fresh look at church planting tools and processes and contextualized them for t... read more

When Robert Logan and Steve Ogne wrote The Church Planter’s Toolkit back in 1991, it was the only comprehensive resource available to church planters on the market. For 25 years, the Toolkit served as a life-changing resource for thousands of church planters. In The Church Planting Journey, Robert Logan has taken a fresh look at church planting tools and processes and contextualized them for t... read more

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