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Tass Saada

Tass Saada is a former Muslim and the founder of Hope for Ishmael, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to reconcile Arabs and Jews. Born in 1951 in the Gaza Strip, Saada grew up in Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He worked under Yasser Arafat as a Fatah fighter and sniper. Years...

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Jennifer Saake
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Stephen Saccone
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Cheri Saccone
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Cheryl Sacks
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Steve Saint

Steve Saint grew up in Ecuador in close community with the indigenous Waodani people. In 1956 his father, Nate Saint, was one of five missionaries martyred in their attempt to befriend the Waodani.

 Steve, his wife, Ginny, and their four children returned to the Amazon in 1995 ...

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Ginny Saint

Steve Saint grew up in Ecuador in close community with the indigenous Waodani people. His father, Nate Saint, was one of five missionaries martyred in their attempt to befriend the Waodani (previously known as the Aucas). Steve and his wife, Ginny Saint, have worked as missionaries in West Afr...

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Dimas Salaberrios

As a worldwide missionary, teacher, and speaker, Pastor Dimas Salaberrios has shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ on every continent but Antarctica. He aided pastors in Kenya and smuggled Bibles to the persecuted church in China. In 2010, Dimas and his team provided over 50,000 tons of food, wa...

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Gabriel Salcedo

Gabriel Salcedo is a consultant for institutions wishing to strengthen family ties. He is hired by companies, schools, municipalities, and churches to generate family development projects. He studied Literature, Theology, and Family Sciences. He is also a professor of Foundati...

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Elisabeth Salcedo
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Salvation Army
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Mark Sanborn

Mark Sanborn is the president of Sanborn & Associates Inc., an idea lab for leadership development. Leadershipgurus.net lists Mark as one of the top-thirty leadership experts in the world.In addition to his experience leading at the local and national levels, he has writte...

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George Sanchez
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José Pablo Sánchez

José Pablo Sánchez is a communicator and presenter. He directs the weekly program Buenas Noticias TV. He is the president and founder of the radio station Encuentro. He completed a masters degree in industry and followed through with a bachelor's degree...

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Ken Sande

Ken Sande is an attorney and the founder and president of Peacemaker Ministries. He has a passion for bringing the life-changing power of God's peacemaking principles into the lives of Christians and their churches. In hundreds of conflicts, Ken has used biblical peacemaking principles to mini...

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Nancy I. Sanders
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Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders is a sought–after international speaker, a consultant to Fortune 1000 companies, and the author of the New York Times best seller Love Is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends. He is also the author of The Likeability Facto...

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Vollie Sanders
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Jonathan Sandys

Jonathan Sandys is an international public speaker on the life, times, and leadership of his great-grandfather, Sir Winston Churchill, Britain's wartime prime minister. Over the past ten years, he has endeavored to continue his Great-Grandpapa's legacy and bring Churchill alive for future gene...

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Tim Sanford

Tim Sanford is a licensed professional counselor with Focus on the Family and in private practice. An author, speaker, ordained minister, and former youth worker, he has more than 30 years of experience working with teenagers. Tim and his wife, Becky, have two adult daughters and reside in Col...

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Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 2012. His grassroots approach to campaigning catapulted him to frontrunner status. Prior to running for President, Rick served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1991 to 19...

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Scott Sauls

Scott Sauls is the author of Jesus Outside the Lines and serves as senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee where he lives with his wife Patti and two daughters, Abby and Ellie. Previously, he was a lead and preaching pastor for Redeem...

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Nancy Scammacca Lewis
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Scandinavia Publishing House
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Scarlet City
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Edith Schaeffer
Edith Schaeffer is the widow of the late Christian philosopher Francis Schaeffer.  Her first book, L'Abri, tells the story of their remarkable Christian community in the Swiss Alps.  Mrs. Schaeffer is also co-author, with her husband, of a family/group study of the Gospel of Luke...
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Francis Schaeffer
In 1948 God called Francis A. Schaeffer and his wife to leave their St. Louis pastorate and make their home in Switzerland.  From this beginning grew the fruitful ministry of L'Abri Fellowship in the Swiss Alps.  Philosopher, theologian, lecturer, author, counselor—but above...
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Anita Schalk
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Mary Schaller

Mary Schaller is president of Q Place, a ministry that empowers Christians to engage in meaningful conversations about God with people who believe differently. An entrepreneurial marketer and founder of three technology-related business ventures in Silicon Valley and the Boston high-tech corri...

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Harry Schaumburg
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Dale Schlafer
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David Schmelzer

Dave Schmelzer is the senior pastor at Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Greater Boston. A former playwright, Dave graduated from Stanford University with a degree in literature and later received his M.A. in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He lives outside of Boston with his wife, G...

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Betsy Schmitt

Betsy Todt Schmitt is children's editor for The Livingstone Corporation and a veteran in children's ministry. She has written the popular kids' devotional Sticky Situations and was contributing editor to Ready for Life. A graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois,...

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Jayne Schooler
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Jennifer Schuchmann

Jennifer Schuchmann is an accomplished writer, trainer, and speaker noted for creative and practical approaches to business and spiritual topics. The author of Your Unforgettable Life, Jennifer has also written for Today's Christian, The Christian Communicator, and Atlanta read more...

George M. Schwab
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Fran Sciacca
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Ben Sciacca
Ben Sciacca is executive director of Restoration Academy, a K-12 Christian school in the Fairfield neighborhood of Birmingham, Alabama. He is the author (writing as Judah Ben) of Kai*Ro: The Journey of an Urban Pilgrim....
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Tim Scott

Tim Scott is one of three African Americans currently serving in the United States Senate. He is the first African American senator from the state of South Carolina, the first black Republican elected to the Senate since Edward Brooke of Massachusetts in 1966, and the first el...

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Lauren Scruggs

Lauren Scruggs is a fashion journalist and the founder and editor-in-chief of LOLO Magazine, an online lifestyle experience magazine that integrates coverage of the food, fashion, beauty, health, and travel industries. She has served as a contributing editor at MyI...

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Scruggs Family

Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs are authors, speakers, and counselors. Their writings include the widely used book I Do Again, which chronicled their thirty-year story of marriage, betrayal, infidelity, divorce, emotional damage and scarring, forgiveness, restoration, trust, and remarriage to each oth...

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Sheila Seifert
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Ray Seldomridge
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Nate Self

Nate Self is the former Ranger Captain who risked his life in Afghanistan in the battle of Takur Ghar (translated "Tall Mountain"), also known as the Rescue on Roberts Ridge. For his heroism, Nate Self was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart. His story was featured o...

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Rafael A. Serrano
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Jim Seybert

Jim Seybert learned how to tell stories in 30- and 60-second increments as a radio announcer, talk show host, and producer of over 1,000 television commercials, radio ads, and industrial training videos. Jim's corporate skills were honed during his years as business development vice president ...

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Mike Shamy
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Melanie Shankle

Melanie Shankle was in fourth grade when her teacher asked her to read a story she had written to the entire class. Even though that story now seems a little silly and simplistic, it made the students in Mrs. Rice's homeroom laugh out loud, and a little dream began in Melanie'...

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Haydn Shaw

Haydn Shaw has researched and helped clients regarding generational differences for over twenty years. He is the author Sticking Points: How to Get 4 Generations Working Together in the 12 Places They Come Apart and FranklinCovey's bestselling workshops Leading Across...

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Christopher Shaw
Christopher Shaw is the director of Desarollo Cristiano Internacional and editorial director of the magazine Apuntes pastorales. He has extensive experience in leadership training, which includes ten years as professor in the Instituto Bíblico de Buenos Aires, where h...
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Amelia Shearer
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Susie Shellenberger

Susie Shellenberger is the editor of Brio magazine for teen girls, published by Focus on the Family. She's a former youth pastor and high school speech and drama teacher. Susie has written 36 books. She has a passion for MKs and has been on every continent in the world (yes, e...

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Sheri Rose Shepherd

Sheri Rose Shepherd is an award-winning author, Bible life coach, and humorist with over one million books sold. Her life experiences help her identify with almost any woman's battle. She grew up in a broken home and was severely overweight as a teen; she also experienced depression, dysl...

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Steve Sherbondy

Clinical professional counselor Steve Sherbondy provides expert advice for parents struggling with disciplinary issues in his first book, Changing Your Child's Heart. Parents, teachers, and anyone responsible for children will learn why attitude is the core issue in childhood disobedien...

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Robin Shreeves
Robin Shreeves is an author who contributes to a variety of online and print publications. She holds a B.S. in Bible from Cairn University and an English teaching certification from Rowan University. She is a daily journalist for the online environmental news website Mother Nature Network, where ...
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Christopher Sicks
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Jan Silvious
Jan Silvious is a long-time speaker, professional life coach, wife, mother, and grandmother. She is author of eleven books, including Big Girls Don't Whine and Fool-Proofing Your Life. Jan and her husband, Charlie, live in Tennessee, and have three grown sons, two daughters-in-love, five charming...
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Mary Manz Simon
Mary Manz Simon is an award-winning author whose titles have sold more than three million copies in the Christian channel and are available in ten languages. A long-time columnist for Focus on the Family, Mary has authored numerous articles for a variety of periodicals. Her speak...
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Donald Simpson
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Wolfgang Simson

Wolfgang Simson was born in Germany and has German, Jewish, and Hungarian roots. In the midst of beginning a political career, a number of supernatural experiences brought him to a confrontation with the reality of Christ. After working as a social worker and taxi driver in Stuttgart, Germany,...

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Randy Singer

Randy Singer is a critically acclaimed, award-winning author and veteran trial attorney. He has penned more than 10 legal thrillers and was recently a finalist with John Grisham and Michael Connelly for the inaugural Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction sponsored by the University of Alabama Sch...

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Steve Sjogren
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Justin Skeesuck

Born in the same small town just a few days apart, Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray have been blessed with a unique relationship. Their childhood adventures and shared interests have made for many moments of laughter, joy, and treasured memories. When they were fifteen years old, a car accid...

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Betty Skinner
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Juli Slattery
Dr. Juli Slattery is a Christian psychologist, speaker, author, wife, and mother. She serves as an adjunct professor of marriage and family studies at the Focus on the Family Institute and as a frequent cohost of the "Focus on the Family" daily radio broadcast. Juli and her husband, Mike, live in...
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Nancy Sleeth

Nancy Sleeth and her husband, Matthew, are cofounders of Blessed Earth, a faith-based environmental nonprofit. After an environmental and spiritual conversion experience, Nancy and her family radically altered their footprint, giving away half their possessions and reducing th...

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Matthew Sleeth

Matthew Sleeth, MD, a former emergency room physician, felt like he was straightening deck chairs on the Titanic saving one patient at a time while the whole ship (Earth) was going down. Following a new calling, Dr. Sleeth resigned from his position as chief of the medical sta...

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Small World Creations
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Amy Smalley

Amy and Michael Smalley specialize in teaching couples the principles of loving well and loving for a lifetime. Their popularity as nationally renowned marriage builders, authors, and couples' consultants has grown in response to their signature no-nonsense advice. The Smalleys' message inspir...

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Gary Smalley
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Greg Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley serves as executive director of Marriage and Family Formation at Focus on the Family. In this role, he develops and oversees initiatives that prepare individuals for marriage, strengthen and nurture existing marriages and help couples in marital crises. He also serves as a m...

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Michael Smalley

Amy and Michael Smalley specialize in teaching couples the principles of loving well and loving for a lifetime. Their popularity as nationally renowned marriage builders, authors, and couples' consultants has grown in response to their signature no-nonsense advice. The Smalleys' message inspir...

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Erin Smalley

Erin Smalley earned a bachelor degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.  She worked as a labor and delivery nurse for 8 years prior to going back to school for a masters degree in clinical psychology at Evangel University in Springfield, MO.  

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Bob Smiley

I've been doing stand-up comedy for more than nine years; and several of those times have actually been in front of people! I've opened for such groups as Newsboys, MercyMe, Third Day, Switchfoot, TobyMac, and Audio Adrenaline, even though my best friend, Peter Furler, lead singer of News...

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Gary Smith
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Brian Smith
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Emmitt Smith
Emmitt Smith is best known as NFL's all-time leading rusher of the Dallas Cowboys, 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, and Dancing with the Stars champion. Emmitt is also a successful real estate developer, and he appeared in early 2010 on NBC's reality series, Who Do You Think You Are? In a...
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Colin S. Smith

Colin Smith was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He came to personal faith in Christ at the age of six, and sensed God's call to pastoral ministry early in life. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Master of Philosophy from London Bible College. Before coming to the S...

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Lyn Smith
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Jake Smith

            Jake Smith is the editor of several national, award-winning bimonthly magazines. He has also written several outdoor and dog-training books and published more than 150 articles in national outdoor magazines. A former assistant high school baseball...

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Michael M. Smith
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Michael Smith
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Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith created Unveiled Wife, a web-based ministry for wives, in March 2011. She publishes weekly marriage articles including encouragements, devotions, and prayers of the day, all geared toward empowering and discipling wives. A large part of Jennifer's ministry for Unveile...

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Efrem Smith

Efrem Smith is the president of World Impact, an urban missions and church-planting organization. He is a teaching pastor at Bayside Midtown Church in Sacramento, CA and the author of Jump, The Post-Black & Post-White Church, and (with Phil Jackson) The Hip-Hop Church...

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Bob Smithouser

Bob Smithouser

has ministered at Focus on the Family for more than twenty years, sixteen of them as the editor of Plugged In, an award-winning publication designed to help parents navigate popular youth culture. Since 1995 he has answered young people's entertainment quest...

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Phil A. Smouse
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Mark Snowden
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David Solá

David Solá is a clinical psychologist who has worked in both, individual and group therapy. He specializes in transgenerational therapy and is the author of several books in his native Spanish, including: Cuando cae la hoja; Educar sin maltratar; Lo siento, te amo...

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Charles R. Solomon
Charles R. Solomon, EdD, was born in east Tennessee and received his BS at East Tennessee State University in 1951. Moving to Baltimore and then to Denver while working in the aerospace industry, he received his master's degree at the University of Colorado (1969) and was able to design his docto...
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Solomon Limited Co.
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Sony Picture Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.
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Stephen Sorenson
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Amy K. Sorrells

Amy K. Sorrells is a long-time believer in the power of story to change lives. Her diverse writing career includes more than two decades of freelance writing, including medical journal publications and a popular op-ed newspaper column.

The driving mission behind all her writing is to...

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Ann Spangler

Ann Spangler is an award-winning author, publishing her first book and bestseller in 1994. She has continued to author several bestselling books, including Women of the Bible (co-authored with Jean Syswerda), Praying the Names of God, and Praying the Name...

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Preston Sprinkle

PRESTON SPRINKLE, PhD, is a professor of New Testament studies. He is known for his unflinching, disarming perspectives on the intersection of faith and culture. Preston has authored several books, including the New York Times bestselling Erasing Hell (with ...

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R. C. Sproul

Dr. R.C. Sproul is the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, an international Christian education ministry located near Orlando, Florida. His teaching can be heard on the program Renewing Your Mind, which is broadcast on hundreds of radio outlets in the United States an...

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R.C. Sproul

Dr. R.C. Sproul is the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, an international Christian education ministry located near Orlando, Florida. His teaching can be heard on the program Renewing Your Mind, which is broadcast on hundreds of radio outlets in the United States an...

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R. C. Sproul Jr.
R. C. Sproul, Jr. served for eleven years as editor-in-chief of Tabletalk magazine. In 1996, he opened Highlands Ministries and planted St. Peter Presbyterian Church in southwestern Virginia. In addition to being the principal teacher at St. Peter, he is editor of Ev...
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R. C. Sproul, Jr.
R. C. Sproul, Jr. served for eleven years as editor-in-chief of Tabletalk magazine. In 1996, he opened Highlands Ministries and planted St. Peter Presbyterian Church in southwestern Virginia. In addition to being the principal teacher at St. Peter, he is editor of Ev...
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Charles H. Spurgeon
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Heidi St. John

Heidi St John is a mother, a grandmother, and a wife of 25 years. She is a popular conference speaker, radio personality, author and blogger whose message of returning to God's Word and embracing our ministry as mothers has resonated with several hundred thousand followers in ...

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Andy Stanley
Andy Stanley is the founder of North Point Ministries, Inc., and senior pastor of North Point Community Church. Located in Alpharetta, Georgia, North Point Community Church is the first campus of NPMI. Buckhead Church, the second campus of NPMI, began in 2001 in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. read more...
Kelly O'Dell Stanley

Kelly O'Dell Stanley is a graphic designer, writer, and author of Praying Upside Down: A creative prayer experience to transform your time with God. Her book is the junction of all of her passions—faith, art, and writing. With more than two decades of experience in advertising, t...

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Robin Stanley
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Paul Stanley
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Glenn T. Stanton
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Steve Stephens
Steve Stephens is a licensed psychologist, marriage and family therapist, seminar speaker, author of 16 books, including 20 Rules and Tools for a Great Marriage, and co-compiler of the Lists to Live By series. Dr. Stephens is a member of the American Psychology Association and the Ame...
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Bo Stern
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Ben Stevens
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Don Stewart
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Ed Stewart
Ed Stewart has spent 15 years in pastoral ministries. He has also worked as an editor and education specialist at Gospel Light Publishing. He is currently a freelance editor, writer, and novelist.

Stewart's most recent work is the thriller entitled Terminal Mercy. Stewart also teamed ...

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David Stoddard
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Lawson Stone
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Timothy Stoner
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David Stoop

David Stoop, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in California. He received a master's in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and a doctorate from the University of Southern California. He is frequently heard as a cohost on the nationally syndicated New Life Live! ra...

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Sam Storms
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Diane Stortz

 

Diane Stortz is former editorial director and acquisitions head at Standard Publishing book group. She now owns her own company, Izzy's Office, in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she writes for both children and adults. She has written more than 50 titles for young children, including rhymin...
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Joe Stowell

Dr. Joseph M. Stowell serves as the 11th President of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Comprised of approximately 2500 undergraduate and graduate students, Cornerstone is a Christ–centered university with a passion for global influence through the transforming ...

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Danielle Strickland
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Ben Stroup
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Toni Summers
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Kenneth Sutterfield
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Rik Swartzwelder

Rik Swartzwelder is a writer-director-producer whose films have screened at over 145 film festivals worldwide and garnered over 50 major awards, including a Crystal Heart for his 35mm short The Least of These and the "Student Emmy" for his highly acclaimed graduate thesis film, Paul McCall...

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Leonard Sweet
Leonard Sweet is a scholar of USAmerican culture; a semiotician who "sees things the rest of us do not see, and dreams possibilities that are beyond most of our imagining"; a preacher; and a bestselling author who communicates the gospel with a signature bridging of the worlds of faith, academe,...
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Richard A. Swenson, M.D.
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Richard Swenson
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Phillip J. Swihart

Phil Swihart is director of counseling services and community relations for the counseling department at Focus on the Family. He holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Purdue University and a master's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition to being in private pra...

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Ann Swindell

Ann Swindell is an author, speaker, and teacher of writing who is passionate about seeing people set free by the love of Christ. She writes about the intersection of everyday life and God's love on her website, annswindell....

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Charles R. Swindoll

Charles R. Swindoll is the founder and senior pastor–teacher of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas. But Chuck's listening audience extends far beyond a local church body, as Insight for Living airs on major Christian radio markets around the world. Chuck'...

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