Tag Archives: winter 2016

2015 Winter Keynote Speaker

With more than 75 novels and novellas—more than 5 million in print—translated into numerous languages and published around the globe, one can safely say that Robin Lee Hatcher has found an audience. Or, rather, they have found her.

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Prayer Team

The Broken Renewed by Lindy Swanson, OCW Prayer Team God is the ultimate Reorganizer, Reducer, Renewer, and Recycler. He loves to upscale broken people into beautiful creations for amazing purposes. My hummingbird feeder, made of recycled pieces of colored glass, is a joy to behold. A friend gave me a trinket bowl in the same motif, saying, “When I saw this …

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Keeping Up with OCW

Fall Conference Review by Susan Mass, OCW Secretary Cynthia Ruchti, keynote speaker at the October one-day conference, described a house on the shore of Lake Michigan with so many windows that she could see the lake through the house as she drove by. God made us to be see-through houses, she continued, so that people can look through us and see …

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2016 Cascade Writing Contest

The 2016 Cascade Writing Contest Opens Valentine’s Day by Julie McDonald Zander, Co-Chair of the Cascade Writing Contest “When I heard the first few words of my novel being read, I instantly doubled over, teary-eyed and shaking,” said Becky Cuadra George, whose unpublished novel won the 2015 Contemporary Fiction Award. “Thirteen years and counting on that manuscript, but now there’s a light …

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Winter 2016 Schedule

“Writing from a Surrendered Heart” Oregon Christian Writers Winter One-Day Conference Saturday, February 27, 2016 ~ 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Chemeketa Community College, 4000 Lancaster Dr. NE, Salem, OR 97305 “Surrendering your entire self to Him and having absolute confidence  in His wisdom, power, and goodness.”  2 Timothy 3:15 (asv)  8:30–9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast, Bookstore; Piano Prelude: Bob Williams 9:00–9:40  Welcome and Introductions: President Maxine Marsolini …

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