Recent Projects

Titles and highlights of some of our recent projects, grouped by specialty.

Christian and Spiritual Topics

  • The Gift of Knowing You, Joselyn Smith-Greene (forthcoming)
  • The Joshua Project: Three Biblical Strategies To Strengthen Your Children and Grandchildren’s Faith Using Your Personal Testimonies by Janis Hutchinson (forthcoming)
  • Out of the Shadow of 9/11: An Inspiring Tale of Escape and Transformation by Christina Ray Stanton, Loving All Nations Press (2019)
  • Conversations Within the Modern Church: How church leaders can better discuss with their congregation the often difficult topics of addiction, parenting, pornography, sexual intimacy, singleness, depression, and anxiety, Boone Center for the Family at Pepperdine University (2019)
  • Pioneering Spirit, Extraordinary Faith: Stories and Essays about LCU’s First 60 Years, Lubbock Christian University (2017)
  • A Faith for the Generations: How Collegiate Experience Impacts Faith, edited by Timothy W. Herrmann, Kirsten D. TenHaken, Hannah A. Adderley, Morgan K. Morris; ACU Press (2015)
  • Longing for Home: A Journey through the Psalms of Ascent, by J. Stephen Yuille, Shepherd Press (2015)
  • A Journey to Wholeness: The Gospel According to Naaman’s Slave Girl, by Mark Belz, P&R Publishing (2015)
  • The Quest for the Historical Adam, by William VanDoodewaard, Reformation Heritage Books (2015)
  • The Trinity In The Stone-Campbell Movement: Restoring The Heart Of Christian Faith, by Kelly D. Carter, ACU Press (2016)
  • A Treatise Concerning True Theology With an Autobiographical Account of the Life of Francis Junius Franciscus Junius, translated by David C. Noe, Reformation Heritage Press (2014)
  • An All-Surpassing Fellowship: Learning from Robert Murray M‘Cheyne’s Communion with God by David P. Beaty, Reformation Heritage Press (2014)
  • Gospel Patrons: People Whose Generosity Changed the World by John Rinehart, Reclaimed Publishing (2014)
  • Relationship IQ, Boone Center for the Family (2014)
  • An Able and Faithful Ministry: Samuel Miller and the Pastoral Office by James M. Garretson, Reformation Heritage Books (2014)
  • A Labor of Love: Puritan Pastoral Priorities by J. Stephen Yuille, Reformation Heritage Press (2013)
  • A Hope Deferred: The Blessings of Adoption by J. Stephen Yuille, Shepherd Press (2013)
  • Apocalyptic Paul: Cosmos and Anthropos in Romans 5–8, edited by Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Baylor University Press (2013)
  • The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra by Adam C. English, Baylor University Press (2012)
  • A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life by Joel R. Beeke and Mark Jones, Reformation Heritage Books (2012)
  • Living Blessedly Forever: The Sermon on the Mount and the Puritan Piety of William Perkins by Stephen Yuille, Reformation Heritage Books (2012)
  • An Introduction to Christian Ethics: History, Movements, and People by Harry J. Huebner, Baylor University Press (2012)
  • The Constitution of Religious Freedom: God, Politics, and the First Amendment by Dennis J. Goldford, Baylor University Press (2012)

Academic Articles, Books

  • Essentials of Cultural Anthropology, 2nd edition, Test Bank, W.W. Norton (2017)
  • Ancillary material for Give Me Liberty, 5th edition, W.W. Norton (2017)
  • “Teachers Exploring Mobile Device Integration: A Case Study of Secondary Teachers’ Responses to iPads in the Classroom,” Journal of Information Technology Education, by Stella Erbes, Steven Lesky, and Joshua Myers (2016)
  • Quest for Distinction: Pepperdine University in the 20th Century by Dr. W. David Baird, Pepperdine University Press (2016)
  • Capturing the Spark: Inspired Teaching, Thriving Schools by David Cohen, Enactive Publishing (2016)
  • “An Economy Reliant on Clean Water: The Economic Impacts of Long Island’s Water-Dependent Industrial Sectors” by Di Yang, Dr. Robert Pomeroy, and Dr. Elizabeth C. Smith
  • Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies, edited by Dewey W. Hall, Lexington Books (2016)
  • The Seagull Reader: Discussion Guide for Stories, Poems, and Plays, 3rd edition, Instructor’s Manual, W.W. Norton
  • Test bank for American Politics, 4th edition, W. W. Norton
  • Faith and Learning: A Practical Guide for Faculty Authors, Kenneth Badley and Patrick Allen, ACU Press (2014)
  • Test bank for Research Methods in Psychology, 2nd edition, W. W. Norton
  • Evangelicals on Public Policy Issues: Sustaining a Respectful Political Conversation, edited by Harold Heie, ACU Press (2014)
  • Ancillary material for 3rd edition of Principles of Animal Behavior, W.W. Norton (2013)
  • Ancillary material for 21st Century Astronomy, W.W. Norton (2013)
  • Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank for Economics of Development, 7th edition., W.W. Norton (2013)
  • Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank for America: A Narrative History, 9th edition, W.W. Norton (2013)
  • Articles for Applied Psycholinguistics, a Cambridge University Press journal (2012)
  • Various research and accreditation reports for  Pepperdine University, Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Multiple academic papers, including dissertations and master’s theses for individual students at Pepperdine University and Azusa Pacific University
  • Inaugural issues of Combating Terrorism Exchange, a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal produced for the Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program

How-To and Instructional

  • Poolates: Take Pilates to the Pool, Basic Manual by Rebecca Pfeiffer and Lisa Gibson (updated edition, 2019)
  • A Gal’s Guide to Personal Finance: Friendly Advice for Managing Your Money with Confidence by Hannah Boundy (2018)
  • Put College to Work: How to Use College to the Fullest to Discover Your Strengths and Find a Job You Love Before You Graduate by Kat Clowes, Quill Driver Press (2015)
  • How to Find and Win Scholarships so You Can Graduate Debt-Free by Diana Childers (2015)
  • Were You Out to Lunch When Your Life Went By? by Sabrina terHeun
  • The Well-Fed Self-Publisher, revised ed. by Peter Bowerman, Fanove (2013)
  • Start Your Own Business After 50 by Robert W. Bly, Linden Publishing (2013)
  • The Joy of Financial Security by Donna Skeels Cygan (2013)

Personal Histories, Current Events

  • The Peopling of Silicon Valley, 1940 to the Present Day: An Oral History by Tim Stanley (2017)
  • Pressure: From FBI Fugitive to FreedomMalik Wade (2017)
  • appBLACKation Denied, Charles Renee Johnson (2016)
  • Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s by Janna Orkney (2015)
  • Many Mansions: Lessons of Faith, Family, and Public Service by Kathryn Boyer, ACU Press (2014)
  • Know God, Know Self, Know Others by Christopher Carter (2013)
  • And then I Met the Getty Kouros: An Engineer’s Odyssey from the Streets of Tehran to the Hills of Malibu by Jack Yaghoubian (2014)
  • The Many Faces of Israel, The Holy Land Democracy Project (2013)
  • Determined to Trust by Karen Anderson (2012)

Content for Businesses, Organizations

  • Blog posts, podcast scripts, essays, manuals by Brian Gitt, writer, entrepreneur,
  • Coordinate revisions of annual academic catalog for Seaver College at Pepperdine University, (2011 — present)
  • Product guide, online courses, webinar content, and other material for the International Council on Active Aging (2017-present)
  • Website material for Cedarstone Financial Advisors (2017)
  • The Essential Guide to Corporate Real Estate from CoreNet Global (2015)
  • Rethinking Utility Customer Service by Todd Arnold (2015)
  • U-Turn: How The World’s Top Auto Dealers Are Turning Things Around By Focusing On The Customer Not The Car by various authors, Celebrity Press Publishing (2012)
  • Cracking the Success Code: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Their Top Secrets to Help You Crack the Code for Optimum Health, Wealth and Success by Bryan Tracy, et al., Celebrity Press Publishing (2012)
  • Guerrilla Marketing Remix by Jay & Jeannie Levinson, Entrepreneur Press (2011)
  • Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising by Perry Marshall and Thomas Meloche, Entrepreneur Press (2011)
  • Publications for Conejo Valley Church of Christ
  • Monthly newsletter, other publications of Ventura County Writers Club

Aging, Alzheimer’s

  • International Council on Active Aging, multiple blog posts and articles for Journal on Active Aging, 2013 to present
  • ICAA Active-Aging Industry Development Survey, 2015
  • Staying Power: Age-Proof Your Home for Comfort, Safety and Style by Rachel Adelson (2013)
  • Material for the Alzheimer’s Association, Central California chapter

Selected Published Articles

  • “Technologies To Connect Socially: Seven Profiles of Products, Programs and Providers,” Journal on Active Aging (2017)
  • “Facility and Community Design Trends in the Physical Environments for Active Living,” Journal on Active Aging (2015)
  • “The Pains of Natural Childbirth: Eve’s Legacy to Her Daughters,” in Leaven: A Journal of Christian Ministry (2008)
  • “How to Make Your Author Love You” (Sept. 2013); “How to Make Your Editor Love You” (November 2013) in The Freelancer (newsletter of the Editorial Freelancers Association)
  • “Seizing the Moment,” Child magazine (2000)
  • “God Whispers to a Busy Mom” (2001); “Childhood Fears: And What They Teach Us About Ourselves” (2003) in 21st Century Christian magazine

Fiction and Other Projects

  • Strategic Services by Phil Ward (forthcoming)
  • Raiding Rommel by Phil Ward (2018)
  • The Sharp End by Phil Ward (2017)
  • Africa, 1941 by Phil Ward (2016)
  • Desert Patrol by Phil Ward (2015)
  • Necessary Force by Phil Ward (2014)
  • Guerilla Command by Phil Ward (2014)
  • Roman Candle by Phil Ward (2012)
  • Blood Wings by Phil Ward (2012)
  • Coordinate publication of annual academic catalog for Pepperdine University’s Seaver College

Speaking and Teaching Engagements

  • Presented webinar, A Primer on Academic Editing, for the Editorial Freelancers Association, Sept. 29, 2016
  • Presented webinar, Match Game: How to Team Up with the Perfect Editor for You with Marla Markman for the Independent Book Publishers Association, September 2015
  • Spoke to staffs of Pepperdine University online journal about how to use Microsoft Word more effectively, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Delivered session titled, “Learning to Speak Scholar: Tips on Academic Editing,” at 2014 convention of American Copy Editors Society
  • Served on panel of editors at July 2013 Ventura County Writers Club meeting
  • Served on panel of editors at the 2013 Central Coast Writers Conference in San Luis Obispo, California