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Save the World: Talk Politics & Religion!

“Ding!” goes my phone. It’s an alert. In fact, it’s another alert from a major news outlet warning holiday goers not to ruin the holidays by discussing politics and religion. Browsing Facebook, I see post after post saying, “It’s not good etiquette to speak…

April Love-Fordham’s book, “James in the Suburbs,” has won the 2019 Silver Medal for Christian Devotion/Study

Reader’s Favorite has awarded April’s book, James in the Suburbs: A Disorderly Parable of the Epistle of James, the 2019 Silver Medal for Christian Devotion / Study. Here is the Five Star Reader’s Favorite review of the book:  James in the Suburbs: A Disorderly Parable…

What are YOU doing this Weekend?

If you are in driving distance of Decatur, Georgia, you need to make your way downtown for the Decatur Book Festival this weekend. It’s free!!! AND April is going to be there both days and hopes you will track her down to say hi!…

Decatur Book Festival

BIG NEWS!!! I have been asked to speak at two events at the Decatur Book Festival this year!! Here is the info on one of them. Please come if you can!!! **** September 01 @ 15:45 Marriott Conference Center Auditorium Atlanta Writers Club Inspirational…

Wild Goose and Decatur Book Festivals

Hi!  I will be at these two amazing summer festivals so please attend my events if you can!!!! The Wild Goose Festival will take place in Hot Springs, N.C.. I will be co-creating with my awesome college friend from Georgia Tech, Laura Moody, who is…

Book Signing Tomorrow in Woodstock

Greetings! Tomorrow Steve and I will be signing books at Book Warehouse in Woodstock, Ga.  Please stop by if you can! April Address is:  915 Ridgewalk Parkway Suite B250, Woodstock, Ga 30188.  For more information  

A Different Take on Forgiveness, Repentance, and Really Putting Yourself Out There

“If your neighbor sins, you must rebuke the offender, and if there is repentance, you must forgive. And if the same person sins against you seven times a day, and turns back to you seven times and says, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive.” —…

Pro-Choice because no Woman should EVER Face what Angie Carder Suffered.

I originally wrote about this in 2012, but wanted to update it given our present political climate. When I was living in Washington, D.C., I was part of a women’s group that joined with the ACLU and the family of Angie Carder to petition…

Old Testament Rules about Owls

We have had a Barred Owl visit us several times in the middle of the night recently. She must be resting on our bedroom window ledge, 35 feet above the ground, because the sound is deafening as well as scary.  The first night we…

Magic or Social Justice?

Why has the following story been preserved for thousands of years? Are we being taught some ancient ritual to “magically” retrieve items from a river? Probably not. Stick with me though . . .  there is actually a message in this story about how…