As both writers and readers, IVP authors find inspiration in books that have shaped their faith and influenced their calling. Meet some of our featured authors below and learn more about how IVP is committed to lifting up voices of color and women. Check out the IVP Bookshelf video series to hear what they're reading and why these books mean so much to them.
Meghan Tschanz is a writer, speaker, and former missionary who is passionate about empowering women and reclaiming feminism for the Christian faith. She's the author of the new book Women Rising and she is also a prolific blogger, host of the Faith and Feminism podcast, and an avid traveler. She and her husband, Dustin, live in northeast Georgia.
Richard Stearns is president emeritus of World Vision US, where he served as president for twenty years, advocating for the world's poor. the author of the new book Lead Like It Matters to God, his bestselling book The Hole in Our Gospel was named the 2010 Christian Book of the Year. Rich and his wife, Reneé, live in Bellevue, Washington.
Peace Amadi is a psychology professor, speaker, host, and the author of the new book Why Do I Feel Like This? As a woman of faith, she uses her various platforms to bridge the gap between mental health and faith for the purposes of engaging a deeper healing journey. As a woman of Nigerian descent, she calls for reflection on how healing is affected by culture and family.