Kelley Mathews

Kelley Mathews - Editor

McKinney, TX, USA

Co-author, writer, editor, book reviewer, dog lover, mother of 4, wife for 22+ years, Jesus follower, Cajun-born, Texas convert

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Overview

I am an author, copy editor, book reviewer, and writing coach with over 20 years experience in the Christian market.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Christian Non-Fiction
History
Parenting & Families
Religion & Spirituality

Work experience

Editor/Writer

Self-employed
September, 2000 – Present (almost 21 years)

While I currently have a full-time job in Christian media, I do still freelance on a part-time basis. Hence my self-employment has never truly ended. My work focuses on Christian nonfiction, for which I copy edit, proof, and coach authors.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Leading Women Who Wound: Strategies for an Effective Ministry

Sue Edwards, Kelley Mathews

As more churches add women's ministry programs, there is a growing need to address the issues that naturally arise as women minister alongside one another and to one another. Given the fallen nature of the human heart as well as the complexities of personalities, conflict is an inevitable aspect of ministry. How do women deal with emotions when other women are insensitive, manipulative, or jus... read more

As more churches add women's ministry programs, there is a growing need to address the issues that naturally arise as women minister alongside one another and to one another. Given the fallen nature of the human heart as well as the complexities of personalities, conflict is an inevitable aspect of ministry. How do women deal with emotions when other women are insensitive, manipulative, or jus... read more

New Doors in Ministry to Women

Sue Edwards, Kelley Mathews

(Foreword by Vickie Kraft) A revolutionary, biblical approach to life-changing women's ministries in churches, on campuses, and around the world.

(Foreword by Vickie Kraft) A revolutionary, biblical approach to life-changing women's ministries in churches, on campuses, and around the world.

Mixed Ministry: Working Together as Brothers and Sisters in an Oversexed Society

Sue Edwards, Kelley Mathews

Written by well-respected ministry leaders, this must-have guide answers the question: How should men and women treat gender issues in ministry settings? Sue Edwards, Kelley Mathews, and Henry J. Rogers explore this complex and thorny issue in depth.

Written by well-respected ministry leaders, this must-have guide answers the question: How should men and women treat gender issues in ministry settings? Sue Edwards, Kelley Mathews, and Henry J. Rogers explore this complex and thorny issue in depth.

Discipleship for Hispanic Introverts: Providing a Cross-Cultural Context for Life Change

Karla D. Zazueta

Knowledge transfer to the masses characterizes the discipleship model in most churches. Many Christian Hispanics exist as spectators only, not ministers, of the gospel. They struggle with even the most basic foundational questions regarding their faith. The solution proposed is life-on-life discipleship, providing a context for life change for introverts and extroverts alike and where every Ch... read more

Knowledge transfer to the masses characterizes the discipleship model in most churches. Many Christian Hispanics exist as spectators only, not ministers, of the gospel. They struggle with even the most basic foundational questions regarding their faith. The solution proposed is life-on-life discipleship, providing a context for life change for introverts and extroverts alike and where every Ch... read more

Women's Retreats: A Creative Planning Guide

Sue Edwards

A practical, fresh approach to planning and implementing women's retreats, this workbook will guide leaders through each step in the planning and production of a transforming women's retreat. It offers a month-by-month checklist as well as fully detailed, illustrated examples of successful retreats that any church can borrow or adapt. (20060208)

A practical, fresh approach to planning and implementing women's retreats, this workbook will guide leaders through each step in the planning and production of a transforming women's retreat. It offers a month-by-month checklist as well as fully detailed, illustrated examples of successful retreats that any church can borrow or adapt. (20060208)

Fit to Be Tied (Bucklin Family Reunion Book 2)

Debby Mayne

The Bucklin family loves each other too much to stay away. . . but not enough to behave.Being rich is fine, but when wealth comes from striking oil, it can make a slippery mess for a family who doesn’t know what to do with it. The Bucklin cousins are all together again, and this family reunion is shaping up to be another hot mess. Coralee falls for the police officer who pulls her over. Sally ... read more

The Bucklin family loves each other too much to stay away. . . but not enough to behave.Being rich is fine, but when wealth comes from striking oil, it can make a slippery mess for a family who doesn’t know what to do with it. The Bucklin cousins are all together again, and this family reunion is shaping up to be another hot mess. Coralee falls for the police officer who pulls her over. Sally ... read more

No More Holding Back: Emboldening Women to Move Past Barriers, See Their Worth, and Serve God Everywhere

Kat Armstrong

God created men and women to be different, but that doesn’t limit what each can and should do to serve him.In Mark 12:30 Jesus answers a question asked by the teachers of the day. They wanted to know which commandment was the greatest, the most important. He said, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength” (NIV).What do... read more

God created men and women to be different, but that doesn’t limit what each can and should do to serve him.In Mark 12:30 Jesus answers a question asked by the teachers of the day. They wanted to know which commandment was the greatest, the most important. He said, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength” (NIV).What do... read more

Content to Be Good, Called to Be Godly: What to Do When Your Life Is Full, But Your Soul Is Empty

Janet Denison

Do you sometimes feel like a “professional Christian?” Do you secretly feel that your soul is starved, but you can't stop your ministry activities long enough to worry about it? Do you have everything you're working for . . . except the joy Jesus promised? In Content to Be Good, Called to Be Godly, Janet Denison challenges committed Christians whose faith has stagnated to rediscover the joy of... read more

Do you sometimes feel like a “professional Christian?” Do you secretly feel that your soul is starved, but you can't stop your ministry activities long enough to worry about it? Do you have everything you're working for . . . except the joy Jesus promised? In Content to Be Good, Called to Be Godly, Janet Denison challenges committed Christians whose faith has stagnated to rediscover the joy of... read more

The State of Our Nation: 7 Critical Issues

Dr. Jim Denison

In State of Our Nation: 7 Critical Issues, Dr. Jim Denison explores the crucial issues our nation faces today. This book is intended to serve as a handbook with information relevant for believers who want to make an impact on our culture for our Lord. This is not a political book. Jim's purpose is not to endorse a candidate or political party. My goal is to help you think biblically about the ... read more

In State of Our Nation: 7 Critical Issues, Dr. Jim Denison explores the crucial issues our nation faces today. This book is intended to serve as a handbook with information relevant for believers who want to make an impact on our culture for our Lord. This is not a political book. Jim's purpose is not to endorse a candidate or political party. My goal is to help you think biblically about the ... read more

Good Blood

K. C. Pastore

According to Rosemary Luce, 1968 Mahoningtown, Pennsylvania, was as true as the movie's exaggerations--a flash of technicolored bliss. But under the falling soot of train engines and steel mill stacks her vibrant Italian-American community is riddled with morbid secrets. Eleven-year-old Rosie's curiosity in a mysterious group of men precipitates her discovery of the Italian Mafia. When she get... read more

According to Rosemary Luce, 1968 Mahoningtown, Pennsylvania, was as true as the movie's exaggerations--a flash of technicolored bliss. But under the falling soot of train engines and steel mill stacks her vibrant Italian-American community is riddled with morbid secrets. Eleven-year-old Rosie's curiosity in a mysterious group of men precipitates her discovery of the Italian Mafia. When she get... read more

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