Q&A with ‘Beautiful Scars’ Author Kilee Brookbank

Kilee Brookbank was just sixteen years old when she suffered severe burns in a house fire that would change the course of her life forever. Now nineteen, Kilee is a college student, author, speaker, and philanthropist who has found the beauty in her scars and uses her story to inspire readers and listeners of all ages. Get to know […]

What We’re Doing to Battle the Addiction Epidemic

You’ve probably heard some of the news about the addiction epidemic in the United States, but here are some facts you might not know as we approach National Recovery Month: • More than 20 million Americans over the age of twelve have a substance-use disorder, and drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in […]

Q&A with Author Laura Dewire

Laura Dewire is a teacher who learned more from one of her students than she ever expected. An assignment done by young Kailen Offutt opened Laura’s eyes to the prevalence of infant loss and miscarriage, prompting Laura to team with Kailen to create a hope-filled resource for families experiencing unimaginable grief. This is the story […]

Q&A with Authors Danielle and Christopher Jones

Danielle and Christopher Jones are a fun-loving Cincinnati couple whose vows have been put to the test in just six short years of marriage. From unemployment to Chris’s multiple sclerosis diagnosis to the death of their 10-day-old son, Danielle and Christopher have weathered a variety of storms while holding on to their faith in God […]

Q&A with Author Michèle Swiderski

After 10 years of battling depression and anxiety, Michèle Swiderski wrote her first book, A Joyful Life: How to Use Your Creative Spirit to Manage Depression, with the goal of helping others who felt stuck in a revolving door of mental illness. Here, Michèle tells us why she felt called to share her story and […]

Q&A with Author Kayla Scoumis, Adams Recovery Center

Kayla Scoumis is the clinical coordinator for Adams Recovery Center and the primary author behind Accept, Reflect, Commit: Your First Steps to Addiction Recovery. Applying the hands-on clinical experience she and her colleagues have gained in the field, Kayla wrote Accept, Reflect, Commit to serve not only individuals battling addiction, but the loved ones supporting […]