Anyone who has been to a white elephant gift exchange understands that some people just don’t know how to give good gifts. Considering the usual criteria that the gifts brought to these events are to be “re-gifts”, I assume an inability to give good gifts is the reason the gifts […]
Author: Angela Ruth Strong
“Why should I lock my computer? This is a Christian ministry,” Rick asked me when I questioned him leaving it unlocked in a high-traffic common area. I sometimes wonder at the false sense of security that working for a large Christian organization brings to those who are there. We work […]
Writer’s block comes from not knowing your subject well enough to have something to say about it. When I step into my character’s world or experiences, my thoughts and senses are filled to overflowing, and the words automatically splash all over the page. At the moment, my writing is in […]
Applause echoed through the room. There were even a few whistles and cheers.
“Lookin’ for Love in All the Wrong Places” croons Johnny Lee. This song from the 1980’s was on the top of the charts for a few weeks – most likely because so many people can relate only too well.
He was no more than five years old. It was a commercial for the homeless mission in Los Angeles. As the ad aired, showing the men and women who had been touched by the ministry, my nephew’s heart was touched. The age-old question “why do bad things happen in this […]
Finding Love in Eureka, Californiaby Angela Ruth Strong Series: Resort to Love #4 Published by Mountain Brook Ink Publication Date February 1, 2018 Genres: Christian Fiction, Clean Romance Setting: California Contemporary Main Character Ages: 25-35 Written for: Adults Pages: 258 Synopsis: Raised in a family of six adopted siblings, Genevieve […]
Putting God to the Test My dad was a pastor, so I grew up in the church. I went to a Christian elementary school, my mom read me the Picture Bible multiple times, and she taught me scripture verses on flashcards. This was great, but even more importantly, in high […]
Finding Love at the Oregon Coast: A Romantic Novella Collectionby Angela Ruth Strong, Christina Coryell, Heather Woodhaven, Lisa Phillips Published by Mountain Brook Ink Publication Date July 1, 2017 Genres: Clean Romance Setting: Oregon Contemporary Written for: Adult Pages: 285 Synopsis: When a wedding is cancelled, three bridesmaids and a […]
The Princess and the P.I.by Angela Ruth Strong Published by Strong Publishing Publication Date September 7, 2017 Genres: Action/Adventure, Christian Fiction, Mystery, Clean Romance Setting: St. Lucia, Florida Contemporary Main Character Ages: 25-35 Written for: Adult Pages: 325 Synopsis: Raised in the West Indies, Jacqueline James is on the verge […]