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.
Nikole Lim is a speaker, educator, and consultant on leveraging dignity through the restorative art of storytelling. She is the founder and international director of Freely In Hope, a nonprofit organization dedicated to equipping survivors and advocates to lead in ending sexual violence through their rewritten stories. A native of the Bay Area, she is the author of the new book Liberation Is Here.
Juanita Campbell Rasmus is a speaker, spiritual director, contemplative, and author of the new book Learning to Be. Pastor Juanita has partnered with Tina Knowles Lawson and Beyoncé in Houston at St. John’s United Methodist Church, the congregation she leads with her husband, Rudy. She also cofounded Bread of Life, Inc, a nonprofit corporation, with Rudy in 1992.
Alvin Sanders is the president and CEO of World Impact. Author of Bridging the Diversity Gap and the new book Uncommon Church, he previously served as a pastor, church planter, and denominational leader for the Evangelical Free Church of America, leading its All People Initiative. He has degrees from Cincinnati Christian University, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Miami University, and he lives with his family in Cincinnati.