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Bob DeMoss
Bob DeMoss is a 5x New York Times bestselling author who is currently an Associate Publisher and Acquisitions Editor at Zondervan, a HarperCollins company. Prior to joining Zondervan, Bob enjoyed a career as one of America's leading conservative commentators on youth and pop culture. He served... show more

Bob DeMoss is a 5x New York Times bestselling author who is currently an Associate Publisher and Acquisitions Editor at Zondervan, a HarperCollins company. Prior to joining Zondervan, Bob enjoyed a career as one of America's leading conservative commentators on youth and pop culture. He served for seven years as youth culture specialist for Dr. James Dobson and Focus on the Family. Bob has also held the position of senior writer for Dennis Rainey at FamilyLife, authored a devotional for the Grammy Award-winning CCM group Point of Grace, and written four teen novels with Tim LaHaye. Bob is equally respected in the public square, having written the Terri Schiavo story with David Gibbs, attorney for Terri's parents, and having penned The Hippie Guide to Climbing the Corporate Ladder & Other Mountains for mountaineer and JanSport cofounder Skip Yowell. DeMoss also collaborated on Finding Home, the memoir of Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family. In addition to Bob's work as a versatile author and collaborator, he was the founding editor for Focus on the Family's PluggedIn magazine. And, for four years, Bob wrote the Media Play column for HOME LIFE magazine (cir. 500,000). The father of four, he and his family live in Franklin, Tennessee. Highlights of Bob's writing include:* 2011 A #2 New York Times bestseller for a HarperCollins author.* 2011 An anonymous author for a political book with Simon & Schuster.* 2010 THE DEVIL IN PEW No.7 with Rebecca Alonzo for Tyndale House Publishers, a #4 New York Times ebook bestseller.* 2007 Finding Home with Jim Daly for Cook Communications* 2007 The Hippie Guide to Climbing the Corporate Ladder & Other Mountains for Skip Yowell, a Naked Ink author* 2006 Fighting for Dear Life with David Gibbs for Bethany House Publishers* 2005 A #6 New York Times bestseller for a Nelson Current author* 2005 Marriage Makeover with George Kenworthy for FamilyLife* 2004 Rekindling the Romance with Dennis & Barbara Rainey for Thomas Nelson Publishers; a Gold Medallion finalist* 2004 A #7 New York Times bestseller for a Nelson Current author* 2003 Pressure Proof Your Marriage with Dennis & Barbara Rainey for Multnomah Publishers* 2003 A #1 New York Times bestseller for a WND Books/Nelson author* 2003 Keep the Candle Burning with Point of Grace for Warner Faith* 2003 The Cards with Bill Myers for Tyndale House Publishers* 2003 The Wiccan with Bill Myers for Tyndale House Publishers* 2003 Black Friday with Tim LaHaye for W Publishing Group * 2002 The Last Dance with Tim LaHaye for W Publishing Group* 2002 All the Rave with Tim LaHaye for W Publishing Group* 2001 The Mind Siege Project with Tim LaHaye for W Publishing Group* 2001 TV: The Great Escape for Crossway Books* 1998 21 Days to Better Family Entertainment for Zondervan Publishing House* 1997 Learn to Discern Revised for Zondervan Publishing House; translated into German and Korean* 1995 Sex and the Single Person for Zondervan Publishing House; translated into German and Indonesian* 1992 Learn to Discern for Zondervan Publishing HouseBob is as comfortable in front of cameras as he is behind the scenes. The following lists of speaking engagements and media appearances illustrate the full spectrum of his talents in the area of communications.* Television: Good Morning America, The Phil Donahue Show, Geraldo, Entertainment Tonight, CNN, The Morton Downey Jr. Show, CBN, 100 Huntley Street, plus more than 200 local FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC television affiliate interviews* Radio: The Gil Gross Show (CBS Radio Network) [2x], Focus on the Family national program [4x], The Michael Jackson Show, PBS--nationally and regionally, plus more than 350 local interviews on both American and Canadian radio facilities* Print: From Reader's Digest, TV Guide, and the Los Angeles Times to Ann Landers and People, DeMoss' work has been featured in more than 500 publications worldwide.Strategic Speaking Appearances Highlights* "Reclaiming America's Cultural & Moral Heritage" with Lady Margaret Thatcher* Association of Christian Schools International convention* The U.S. Attorney General's National Conference on Youth Violence* The White House Conference for a Drug-Free America* The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention* Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Maryland state senate hearings on explicit music* The Attorney General of Hawaii's Conference on Media Impact on Youth and Family Violence
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Joanne
Joanne rated it 4 years ago
This book is written by a woman who, as a child is terrorized by a crazy neighbour who wants to drive her father, who is a preacher, and his family out of town because he's unhappy with the way their arrival took away the power and influence he held. Over a period of several years while the author w...
Joanne
Joanne rated it 5 years ago
This book is written by a woman who, as a child is terrorized by a crazy neighbour who wants to drive her father, who is a preacher, and his family out of town because he's unhappy with the way their arrival took away the power and influence he held. Over a period of several years while the author w...
Ciska's Book Chest
Ciska's Book Chest rated it 6 years ago
Becky Alonzo never felt safe as a child. Although she lived next door to the church her father pastored, the devil lived across the street. This tormented man terrorized her family with rifle shots and ten bombings. When these violent acts didn't scare them away, he went even further. During dinner ...
Lost in Pages
Lost in Pages rated it 6 years ago
The Devil in Pew Number SevenAuthor: Rebecca Nichols Alonzo Release: August 2010; 2012Pages: 289Publisher: Tyndale What happened in the Spring of 1978 that would irrevocably change lives? How was a community so radically changed by these events? Where was God when all this was happening and w...
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Tweezle Reads rated it 7 years ago
I have no idea how many times I had to stop reading this book and give myself a little time to grasp what I had read. Did you ever hear that saying, "Truth is stranger than fiction"? This book definitely fits that category. If this had been a fiction book, I would have said the author was really str...
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