Meet Our Authors
Alan Melton is the founder of Disciple Like Jesus ministry. He is co-author of Disciple Like Jesus For Parents. The ministry encourages parents and grandparents to disciple their children in the same manner that Jesus made disciples. His articles have been featured in numerous publications, and he speaks at churches, associations and conferences.
Alan has served the Lord as a church planter, teaching elder, deacon chairman and business owner. He led Evangelism Explosion and FAITH evangelism training ministries for 10 years and juvenile delinquent ministries for 16 years. Married to Donna since 1977, he has two children, Jennifer and Ryan.
I am an Australian homeschooling father of seven children and married for 22 years. Our eldest son is currently studying Computer Programming at university. Our kids are very musical, studying piano, trumpet, guitar, violin and saxophone. It gets quite noisy during morning practice before they get into their school work!
Annette Yen is the homeschooling mom of two wonderful daughters who work together in their home based business and run several websites. Visit RelaxedHomeschooling.com for great homeschool tips, resources and ideas.
Aricia has worked with families as a psychotherapist, mentor, coach and instructor for over 20 years. Her work has been featured in USA Today, Family Circle, Mothering magazine and on NPR. She runs a supportive online parenting community providing resources, ideas and encouragement for moms. Stop by her website for a monthly column on education written by a home schooling mom.
Mrs. Camille Rodriquez is a wife, mother, and author with experience as a pastor's wife for more than a decade and as a homeschool mom for almost 20 years. She has been an educator in their home, in a private school, and more recently as a pioneer in a learning system that prepares students to be fully equipped for entering secondary education.
Camille has spoken at homeschool conferences, and helped other homeschool families with their programs and curricula. Camille has led numerous Bible studies for women, including Marriage and Parenting classes with her pastor-husband.
Her first book, "When I Die - On Being, Living, and Having the Last Word," is a Christian devotional that looks at living an intenional life now - long before ours comes to an end. It's available wherever books are sold.
Carren W. Joye is the author of Homeschooling More Than One Child: A Practical Guide for Families, Alabama State History Curriculum for grades K-9, and A Stay-at-Home Mom's Complete Guide to Playgroups. A homeschooling mom of four children, she has founded four playgroups, a homeschool support group, homeschool covering, and homeschool co-op. Visit her web site at www.carrenjoye.com.
Cathy Diez-Luckie started out making moving figures for her three children to supplement their history studies. When she saw how much fun the children had with them, and how they would play with them again and again, not only to act out historical events but using them in imaginary play, she thought other kids would enjoy them as well. Visit her website at FiguresInMotion.com.
Charmaine Wistad has successfully homeschooled her two children from pre-school through high school. Now she is turning her attention toward helping other homeschooling moms.
Through regularly scheduled telephone coaching sessions, Charmaine helps homeschool moms identify and define their ideal homeschooling lifestyle, then create the plan and set the goals to achieve it. She also provides the mentoring and accountability to carry through and have true victory. Be sure to visit her website where you can find information to schedule a free no-obligation sample coaching session.
Chris Davis is the father of four grown children. His three sons were homeschooled throughout their entire schooling experience. He also founded The Elijah Company in 1988, one of the first Christian homeschool supply companies.
Since 2002, Chris has been taking homeschooling families to Israel annually through his company, Homeschool Travel. One of them, his youngest son, Blake, has been to Israel many times.