On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, just before 8am, God used James 1:25 to remind me that changing the name of our book series from “Jesus Can…” to “God Can…” was my idea, not His. Today, I obediently corrected this mistake.
I’m excited to start the new year with a new name and a renewed focus on doing EXACTLY what God told me to do.
Now that I’ve gotten out of God’s way, I’m excited to see how quickly He’ll bring 100 gifted Christian writers, with a God-given dream, to the CWC and over 2 million readers/buyers to the Co-op’s first 10-12 books in 2019.
To God be the glory in 2019 and beyond!
But if you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it. James 1:25 (NLT)
If you answered "yes" to both of these questions, you may be on your way to earning 6 figures, while working only 10-15 hours per week in 2019, as a member of the Christian Writers Cooperative! If this sounds too good to be true, ask God whether or not you should participate. He cannot lie (Numbers 23:19, 1 Samuel 15:29, Hebrews 6:18). For more information CLICK ON Apply for Membership TODAY!
PS I've also posted my own testimony, as an example and to encourage EVERYONE that God has gifted as a writer and given a dream, to START WRITING YOUR APPLICATION TESTIMONY - TODAY!!!
It took me about 3 days of prayer and really listening to the Holy Spirit to write it His way.
TESTIMONY: Stephanie Reynolds (600 words)
Moving from the ‘hood’ to the suburbs of Milwaukee, in 1969 when I was 10 changed my life. I quickly learned that nice and not-so-nice people came in all colors, especially at school. There, the white kids laughed at my ebonic accent. When busing brought more Black kids to the suburbs, they called me an ‘Uncle Tom’ for sounding White!
Even so, I managed to make several good friends at school. Two of them loved me enough to tell me about Jesus. The first, when I was 14 and the 2nd in Tucson, when I was 21, pursuing a BS in Architecture from the University of Arizona. Each time, I thought my friend was crazy but I was perfectly ‘normal’.
Right after my friend’s visit to Tucson, a man I thought I’d never see again moved to Phoenix. We’d met at a Halloween party & dated just 2 months before I left for college. I was looking forward to going to college ‘unattached’ for 1200 reasons. That’s how much the round-trip flight to my first boyfriend’s military base had cost me. He dumped me shortly after my arrival.
It’s taken me over 30 years to realize why I was wisely chose not to take back my 1st boyfriend after he apologized, but I stupidly chose to accept everything my future ex-husband told me even when I knew he was lying: pride.
Pride made me an easy target for gaslighting - an extremely effective manipulation tactic. From the moment he arrived in Phoenix, until I filed for divorce in Milwaukee, almost 5 years later, pride lead me to believe and do things I shouldn’t have when it came to this man. It was my pride, not my ex, that had cost me everything - my college money, my self-respect, and even my desire to live. Getting pregnant 4 months after I rebelled against my parents wishes and eloped, initially seemed like an inconvenience. But, thank God, being pregnant kept me from committing suicide when despair overwhelmed me.
Remember my friend from Milwaukee that came to see me in Tucson? When she told me again about Jesus being able to give me a new life, she didn’t sound crazy anymore! A new life was exactly what I needed & wanted more than anything.
On Sunday, April 10, 1983, while I was at church with my future ex-husband - a miracle in itself - I received my new life. God knew exactly what it would take for me to lay aside my pride and start living the life He had planned for me rather than the lie I was living to save face. When I finally humbled myself and prayed, “Not my will, but your’s be done, Lord,” He used my not-so-crazy Christian friend and her husband to escort me & my 11 month old son to the safety of my parents’ house.
My son is now 35 years old. He became my brother in Christ when he was 4-½ and the primary breadwinner in our family of two when he was 17. The best thing I could say about my son is that if he wasn’t my son, I’d admire the character of the godly man he has become.
In addition to a new life, God gave me a new dream: the Christian Writers Cooperative. Humbled by missing the 1-1-2019 release date for our first book, I obediently changed the title of our series & first book to Jesus Can...Give You A New Life, on 1-8-2019. To God be the glory for all that He will do through this Spirit-led business/ministry in 2019!
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1. It's Your Application to the CWC
We're looking for Christian that God has gifted as writers. Writing your testimony helps us to evaluate your beliefs and your writing skills.
2. It Will Serve as Your Contribution to Our 1st Book: Jesus Can...Give You A New Life!
In addition to being legally structured as a cooperative business, we'll also write books, cooperatively. Each of our 100 members will be an owner of this business and each owner will be a Christian writer that is responsible for participating in the writing, editing, and promotion of at least 10 of the 12 books this co-op will publish each year. As the infographic, above, illustrates our writers/members will only need to write a 300-1000 word essay related to that month's topic in order to easily produce 12 books per year of about 70,000 words - the equivalent of about 240 pages.
To make it possible for the CWC to have members all over the country, and possibly all over the world, we’ll conduct the majority of our business online or via telephone.*
The fact that I’m estimating just 10-15 hours of work each week, in order for each member to net 6 figures for 1-3 years has only added to the excitement or skepticism of people hearing about this business. The great thing about turning 60, a couple of months ago, is that people’s comments just don’t impact me that much any more. My eyes and ears are fixed on Jesus, not people. For those of you that are old enough and/or bold enough to join me in this adventure of walking by faith (2 Corinthians 5:7), welcome aboard!
Below is a link to the CWC's 2019 Membership Application on Google Forms. Please complete & submit it as soon as possible. The sooner we reach 100 qualified members, the sooner we can all start to earn 6 figures! THANKS!
Feel free to use our CONTACT US form for any questions or comments you might have.
CLICK HERE for the 2019 Christian Writers Cooperative's Membership Application.
(*Please track how long it takes you to write your testimony for this application. This will help us all to more accurately predict how much time it will take us to produce each book, individually and collectively. Thanks!)
OUR NEW LOGO! The red version is already in use on our business cards and letterhead. It came in just before midnight Tuesday, 11-20-2018. I LOVE IT!
What do you think?! -Stephanie
The Christian Writers Cooperative’s #1 objective in 2019 is to find the first 100 writers/members that God has called to this nationwide ministry. Their testimonies will will serve as their ‘writing test’ for membership and as the content of the Co-op’s first book,
God Can...Give You A New Life!
We want to do God’s will by seeking His guidance for every step of this startup business/ministry.
1. A few minutes before 7:15 AM, dial
(605) 472-5378 for our
2. Enter our Access Code, 233650, when prompted.
3. That’s it! Our founder, Stephanie Reynolds, will
greet everyone & lead the group in prayer. Feel free to share your prayer requests for Thursday mornings by using our CONTACT US form.
THANK YOU for YOUR PRAYERS!