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I love to write books that encourage and inspire others in their walk with God. Psalm 34:5 tells us, “Those who look to Him are radiant.” So, let’s journey together with eyes fixed on Him. As C.S. Lewis said, "Don't shine so others can see you. Shine that so through you, others see Him." My Bible study books and devotionals will help us do that. 

My Books

Welcome to the Psalms! As you spend time in God's Word with Deborah Presnell expect authentic experiences, honesty, personal reflection, inspiration, and an opportunity to gain new insights.

Most of all, expect change. Because when we consistently spend time reading God's Word, we can't help but be transformed! These devotionals deal with a variety of issues and topics including:

Compassion and forgiveness
Depression, heartache, and pain
Prayer and praise
Loneliness and isolation
Steadfast faith
Fear and hope
Endless love
God loves you fiercely. He has a thrilling purpose for your life. Journey through Psalms with Debbie and you will Shine!

Shining Through the Psalms

Shine On! 30 Biblical Principles for Radiant Living. How do we shine? Our actions reflect what we believe about God, our identity in Him, His purpose for us, and our mission on earth. When we fully grasp this, we'll confidently light up any room!
Balancing simplistic truths and profound revelation, Shine On! offers applicable, relevant Bible studies for every woman who desires a deeper understanding of who God is and His divine purpose in her life.

In complete transparency, author and speaker Deborah Presnell digs down to the root of day-to-day struggles and common emotional responses and shows how, if we live by Biblical principles, we'll be victorious.

As we dig deeper into God's Word, we'll discover:
Hope replaces discouragement
Strength exchanged for weariness
Refreshment in a dry season
Endurance for the spiritual race
Calm amidst the storm
Compelling love
Purpose for every season of life
Empowerment by the Holy Spirit
Scripture to dispel the devil's lies
Humble dependence on God
Psalm 34:5 tells us those who look to God are radiant. We radiate our faith. His strength, our hope, and explainable joy. God loves you fiercely. He has a thrilling purpose for your life. Dive in to Shine On with Debbie and you will shine.

A portion of the royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Mukti Mission - bringing hope, healing, and life to the women and children of India

Shine On!

Shine! Radiating the Love of God is a fun, interactive Bible study that reinforces the wisdom of God’s word. The study has the topics, questions and challenges that teens from 7th-12th grade face in school or any group setting: self-confidence and acceptance, inner and outer beauty, modesty, boys, gossip, friends, stress and busyness, discovering one’s special gifts and talents, and finding time to daily spend time with God. Shine! Women Radiating the Love of God addresses the challenges that young ladies face in one complete book and will equip them for the peer pressures they face, help them know their self-worth and believe it, discover that God has a purpose for their life, understand that God’s way is for our good, and look for their unique gifts and talents God gave them.

Shine! Radiating the Love of God

You're invited to embark on a five-week journey through the book of James a small, but powerful book that presents wisdom and instruction for victorious living.
James wrote to encourage and instruct Christ-followers in how to live by biblical principles. But sometimes biblical principles don't make sense and achieving victory appears unobtainable. After all, how is it possible to have joy while suffering?
Some of the topics James addressed with the first century Christians are:
True religion
Testing and trials
Hurtful words
Judging others
Everyday conflict

Do these problems sound familiar? Spiritual growth requires training and perseverance. Get ready to go deep into your personal life. Be prepared to be challenged spiritually and emotionally.

We'll discover that we can love this journey that doesn't always make sense to onlookers but is explainable because of God's presence in our lives.

Grab a friend or two. Our journey through life is better when shared with a community of close friends who provide accountability, insight, and encouragement.

Seeing ourselves from God's perspective makes His grace, mercy, and forgiveness so much more fantastic. So, let's get started. The journey, complete with its joys and struggles, will be worth it.

Shining Through James