Sharon Hinck

In Defense of Fun

By Sharon Hinck Fun frightens me a bit. As a product of a strong work ethic from both sides of my family, I grew up believing that all work must be completed before indulging in play. Since the work never seemed to end, a time for play rarely felt appropriate. Even when I worked hard enough to earn a little …

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Interview with Sharon Hinck

Today we have our own Sharon Hinck with us. Award-winning author Sharon Hinck writes “stories for the hero in all of us,” about ordinary women on extraordinary faith journeys. She has been honored with a Christy finalist medal, and three Carol awards for her novels. Sharon’s undergrad degree is in education, and she earned an M.A. in Communication. She has …

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The Restorer: Now Free on Kindle & iTunes

This week, we are spotlighting The Restorer, by Sharon Hinck.   It’s now free on both Kindle and iTunes!   About The Restorer: A Soccer Mom in Our World. A Promised Deliverer in Another. Susan Mitchell thought she was an ordinary homemaker. She was wrong. Pulled through a portal into another world, she finds a desperate nation waiting for a promised Restorer. …

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Sunday Devotional – Breakthroughs

“Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds  for mankind, for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron.” – Psalm 107:15-16 (NIV) As a writer, there are days when the story gets stuck, when finding words is like fishing in oatmeal, when our own doubts become a bully …

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Sunday Devotional – Approval

 “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people?If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” Galatians 1:10 (NIV) As a writer, if I focus too much on pleasing my critique group, my editor, my agent, my readers, reviewers, or …

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Sunday Devotional – Lasting Fruit

“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.” John 15:16 (NIV) I think it’s a longing in every heart to make a difference, to accomplish something each day, to allow God to …

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Sunday Devotional – By Sharon Hinck

“We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” I Thessalonians 1:3 (NIV) Whether we work as writers, or serve God through any other means, we need the gift of “by” – the place where our work, labor, and endurance come …

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Sunday Devotional – Extravagance

“While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, which she poured on his head as he was reclining at the table. When the disciples saw this, they were indignant. ‘Why this waste?’ they asked. ‘This perfume could have been sold at a high …

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Sunday Devotional – Variety

“Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre, praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe, praise him with the clash of cymbals, praise him with resounding cymbals.” Psalm 150:3-5 (NIV) What strikes me about Psalm 150 is the variety of tones, sounds, and instruments. There are so …

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