Dixie Phillips, Christian Editing Services' Editor and Writer, is an award-winning children's author who began writing seasonal plays for children in 1987. These delightful programs have been published by Abingdon Press, Standard Publishing, Eldridge Publishing, Evangelizing Today's Child, and Gospel Publishing House. Dixie's children's book, Stubby's Destiny, was awarded the 2008 Best Children's Animal Story by Books and Authors and One Noble Journey received an award from The Children and Teens Book Connection, Top 10 Favorite Books of 2009 for Kids. In 2011 Angel Eyes won the Global E-book Award in the Children's Christian category and One Noble Journey was a finalist in the Global E-book Award Faith category. Read about Dixie's books and musicals.
Although Dixie has been writing children's books for years, she also has a passion for writing God's truths for adults and is a contributor to Guideposts. She has contributed to an award-winning devotional book and has been the ghostwriter of books on marriage, health, poetry, and personal testimonies. Thomas Nelson has recently accepted a story Dixie wrote about her father-in-law's P.O.W. experience during World War II. They will be including it in God Makes Lemonade, scheduled for release around Mother's Day 2013.
Dixie also writes song lyrics. Judy Nelon, a southern gospel icon, says this: "My friend, Dixie Phillips, is an accomplished author who uses her amazing communication skills to deliver the message of Christ. Dixie's writing ministry has impacted children, adults, small and large churches. I was not surprised when Dixie, a pastor's wife and singer, combined her writing skills with another talented pastor's wife, her sister-in-law Sharon Phillips, to pen award winning songs."
Dixie is a pastor's wife of more than thirty years. She and her husband, Paul, have four married children, five grandsons and three granddaughters. They have served the Gospel Lighthouse Church in Floyd, Iowa, for thirty-three years.