As both writers and readers, IVP authors find inspiration in books that have shaped their faith and influenced their calling. Meet some of our featured authors below and learn more about how IVP is committed to lifting up voices of color and women. Check out the IVP Bookshelf video series to hear what they're reading and why these books mean so much to them.
Nancy Beach serves as a leadership coach with the Slingshot Group and on the teaching team at Soul City Church in downtown Chicago. Previously, Nancy served as the programming director at Willow Creek Community Church in suburban Chicago. She is the author of An Hour on Sunday, Gifted to Lead, and the new book Next Sunday (with her daughter Samantha Beach Kiley).
Daniel Yang is the director of the Church Multiplication Institute at the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center. He is a coauthor of the new book Inalienable and he has pastored and helped plant churches in Detroit, Dallas-Fort Worth, Toronto, and Chicago. He earned an MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently a PhD student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Sean Palmer is the teaching pastor at Ecclesia Houston, a speaker, and an executive coach. He is the author of Forty Days on Being a Three and Speaking by the Numbers, and a contributing writer to The Voice Bible. Sean is vice-chair of the Missio Alliance board. He lives in Houston, Texas.