About Denise K. Loock, founder and writer:

Former English teacher Denise Loock is a Bible teacher, speaker, writer, and editor. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Secret Place devotional magazine, The Upper Room devotional magazine, Penned from the Heart, Cross and Quill, A Cup of Comfort for New Mothers, Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat, EFCA Today, Vista, Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms, Unlocking the Bible, and  www.christiandevotions.us.

A collection of Denise’s devotions, Open Your Hymnal: Devotions That Harmonize Scripture With Song, was released by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas in 2010. To read more about the book or to order it, visit http://tinyurl.com/ctfxtko. A second volume of hymn devotions, Open Your Hymnal Again, was released June 2012. To read more about it, visit http://tinyurl.com/cnf699n.

Denise taught a weekly women’s Bible study at the Montgomery Evangelical Free Church in Belle Mead, NJ, for 15 years. Over the last 5 years, she developed and taught her own Bible study curriculum: The Life of Joseph, The Life of Moses, and The Life of Joshua, the books of 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel, and the Book of Ruth. Denise is currently teaching a Bible study on The Psalms at Long’s Chapel, in Waynesville, NC.

Denise is a nonfiction book editor for Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. http://lighthousepublishingofthecarolinas.com/

Denise accepts freelance editing projects at http://www.lightningeditingservices.com/

Denise has a BA degree in Elementary Education and Secondary Education: English from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio.  She has a MA degree in Twentieth Century British Literature from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL.

Denise taught high school English for seven years, first at Temple Christian School in Detroit, MI, and then at The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach, FL.

From 1987-2007, Denise taught freshmen composition and literature at three colleges: first at Philadelphia Biblical University, then at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey, and finally at Somerset Christian College also in New Jersey.

She lives in Western North Carolina with her husband, Mace, and their cat, Ginger. Son Jeff is a relationships manager for Bank of America; daughter Kelsey is a commercial designer.