About

About

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Shortdailydevotions.com is just what it sounds like, a short, Christian daily devotional that can be read either on the website’s main page, or in a Monday through Friday email. The devotions are a quick read and an effort to love and serve God’s people amidst the rush of our busy lives. They are intended as a supplement to your daily walk with God as you study the Bible, pray to Jesus, and fellowship with Christian brothers and sisters.

Ryan Bell – Creator of Short Daily Devotions and Writer
Ryan has served as a missionary in Sudan and has been a pastor at multiple church plants across the US. He works tirelessly to keep the site running smoothly, and occasionally contributes devotionals. Ryan currently living in FL, and attends Chiropractic School. He enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Michelle, and their 3 kids.

Crystal Krachunis – Writer
Crystal  is the women’s pastor at Faith and Victory Church in Auburn, WA. She lives near Seattle, but misses her home state of Texas and sunny weather. She loves Jesus, the Bible, her family, running and eats all the Mexican food she can.

Charisse Lozano – Writer
Charisse is an aspiring writer who enjoys inspiring others through the stories she tells, from the journeys she has taken, thus far. She is currently attending a Christian University, expanding her knowledge about Jesus and his word, prayerfully hoping to spread his gospel beyond the words she write. You can also find her at cookiecrumbfaith.com.

Cheryl Jones – Writer
Cheryl Jones grew up as a “preacher’s kid”, and is now a teacher, writer, and (best of all) a grandmother. She is a graduate of Mississippi College and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She lives with her husband in Monroe, LA.

Karen Hall – Writer
Karen is a freelance writer who has dreams of traveling to work in ministry. Karen has been writing since 2008 and works with a ministry that helps women recover from addictions and loves cooking for the homeless.

Barbara Canale – Writer
Award-winning author, Barbara Canale, has three devotional books from Liguori including: Prayers, Papers, and Play for college students (2013), To Have and to Hold for married couples (2014) and Hope and a Whole Lotta Prayer for parents of teenagers (2015). Prayers & Playfulness: Daily Devotions for Young Families (2016) by Amor Deus Publishing is her best work. Barbara Canale’s writing career began after she adopted her two daughters, now young adults, from Romania.

Susan van Rensburg – Writer
Susan van Rensburg holds a PhD in Philosophy of Education. She supervises 20 students for their PhD degrees. She is a retired Professor of Education from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She has a keen interest in religions and has undertaken numerous visits to Israel, Turkey and Egypts.

Jordan Loftis – Previous Writer
Jordan lives in South Dakota with his wife, and keeps busy by making websites and leading worship workshops.

Kevin Pounds- Previous Writer & Church Planter
Kevin lives in Vermont and is the pastor of a church plant. He lives with his wife and 3 kids.