As both writers and readers, IVP authors find inspiration in books that have shaped their faith and influenced their calling. Check out the IVP Bookshelf video series to hear what they're reading and why these books mean so much to them.
Sheila Wise Rowe is a writer, counselor, speaker, and spiritual director who has counseled abuse and trauma survivors around the world. The author of The Well of Life, The Wonder Years, and the new book Healing Racial Trauma, she is the executive director of The Rehoboth House and the cofounder of The Cyrene Movement, an online community for people of color seeking healing for racial trauma.
James Choung has been in campus ministry for over twenty years and currenty serves as vice president of strategy and innovation for InterVarsity. He speaks frequently at campuses, churches, and conferences, and he is the author of True Story, Real Life, and the new book Longing for Revival. James has also served at churches in Boston, Seoul, and Los Angeles.
Ruth Everhart is an author, speaker, and pastor who has served Presbyterian (PCUSA) churches for more than twenty years and travels widely to speak at churches, conferences and retreats. She is the author of the new book The #MeToo Reckoning, Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land, and the Christianity Today award-winning memoir Ruined.