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.
Jasmine L. Holmes has written for The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, Fathom Mag, Christianity Today, and The Witness. She is the author of the new book Mother to Son and she is also a contributing author for Identity Theft and His Testimonies, My Heritage. She teaches in a classical Christian school in Jackson, Mississippi, where she and her husband are parenting two young sons.
Jay Y. Kim is pastor of teaching and leadership at Vintage Faith Church in Santa Cruz, California. He also serves on the core leadership team of the ReGeneration Project and cohosts the ReGeneration Podcast. He is the author of the new book Analog Church and he lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and two children.
D. L. Mayfield is a writer and activist who has spent over a decade working with refugees in the United States. Her work has appeared in McSweeney's, The Washington Post, Christianity Today, Christian Century, Sojourners, and Vox. She is the author of Assimilate or Go Home and the new book The Myth of the American Dream. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two children.