Author Ann Spangler

ABOUT

Ann was drawn to her career in Christian publishing by a good book - The Chronicles of Narnia. In her own writing, she loves to surprise her readers by revealing a God who is far bigger and better than we might imagine. In 2013 she was named Logos Author of the Year, an award given to an author "whose works exemplify the power of books to change lives forever." Although she is single, she became the mother to two beautiful daughters, Katie and Luci, who were both born in mainland China.

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The Names of God

52 Bible Studies For Individuals And Groups
Ann Spangler

How would you like it if you were named after your primary character trait? Would you be called Joy? Or Faith? How about Complainer? Perfectionist? In the ancient world, names did more than distinguish one person from another; they conveyed the essential nature and character of a person. This is especially true when it comes to the names of God. By exploring his names and titles we discover who God is and how he loves us.

 

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Praying the Names of God

A Daily Guide
Ann Spangler

A twenty-six-week devotional study by the bestselling coauthor of Women of the Bible. Names in the ancient world did more than simply distinguish one person from another, they often conveyed the essential nature and character of a person. This is especially true when it comes to the names of God recorded in the Bible.

 

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Praying the Names of Jesus

A Daily Guide
Ann Spangler

Praying the Names of Jesus focuses on twenty-six of his most prominent names and titles to provide six-months of devotions. Each week provides a unique devotional program designed for personal prayer and study or for use in small groups. Praying the Names of Jesus is the companion volume to the bestselling Praying the Names of God. In ways both surprising and profound, it reveals a rich portrait of Jesus that will move readers toward a deeper experience of his love and mercy.

 

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WOMEN OF THE BIBLE

A One-Year Devotional Study
Ann Spangler & Jean Syswerda

Bestselling, updated, and expanded devotional study, Women of the Bible, by Ann Spangler and Jean E. Syswerda, focuses on fifty-two remarkable women in Scripture—women whose struggles to live with faith and courage are not unlike your own.

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Less Than Perfect

Broken Men and Women of the Bible and What We Can Learn from Them
Ann Spangler

In her vibrant vignettes of thirty biblical characters, Ann Spangler gets to the heart of the matter: God always works with deeply flawed people, and he often works in spite of them. Read aloud the rich portraits to enter each character’s times and resonate with the familiarity of their situations. Then, discuss the key takeaway points that remind us that these stories are our stories, and God still works with less-than-perfect people.

 

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