JoAnn Shade


JoAnn Streeter Shade has served in a variety of ministry settings for more than 35 years. She has led Salvation Army congregations with an emphasis on the enhancement of connective social service programming, and prior to retirement, she and her husband gave leadership to the development of a new expression of Salvation Army ministry in the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Ashland, Ohio.

She has also ministered at North Coast Family Foundation, a Christian counseling center in Northeast Ohio. She is a weekly newspaper columnist, the contributor to many publications, and is the author of more than a dozen books.

She is married to Larry, and is the mother of three sons. With an M.A. in pastoral counseling and a D.Min. in the Women in Prophetic Leadership track from Ashland Theological Seminary, she combines her academic training with a writer’s eye, a pastor’s heart and a grandmother’s joy as she serves the body of Christ through Gracednotes Ministries,

Where to find JoAnn Shade online


WomenVoices: Speaking from the Gospels with Power
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / New Testament
Twenty-five women from the gospels tell of their encounters with Christ, combined with an exploration of the theme of their narrative as applicable to contemporary women.
The God Gallery: Images of the Holy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
Imagine entering an art gallery displaying an eclectic collection of renderings of God. A first chamber presents the seeker with illustrations of God in action, while a second is filled with images from nature. Walking further, the visitor sees God as illuminated in the elements, and then discovers that the final chamber is filled with portraits of God in relationship.

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