Guest Bloggers

Enjoying book by friend Kristen Hogrefe.
Enjoying a book by friend Kristen Hogrefe.

From time to time, I’ll invite a fellow author, mentor, or friend to share a story or lesson here on Big Sister Knows. When I do, please leave a comment to let us know how much the post encouraged you or made you smile. After all, that’s what this blog is all about.


Guest Bloggers

Amanda Flinn is an award winning writer, blogger, book nerd and follower of Jesus. She is represented by Cyle Young at Hartline Literary Agency and recently signed her first publishing contract. Inspired by her own trio of rowdy boys, she spends her time assisting with their adventures and then quietly sneaks off to write about them. She reminds herself everyday that “life doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful” and has just one teeny tiny mission: to love people and to live well. You can learn more about Amanda by visiting her website at




Charles Huff is a writer and speaker. His website Boosterclub Blog expresses his heart motivation. He delights in encouraging others to grow in their relationship with Jesus.

He and his wife have traveled three times to the Philippines where they have held pastors seminars and taught in various churches, including remote mountain churches. Connect with him at and on Facebook at


Jeff and Dee Holbrook were raised in Christian homes in rural West Virginia. They ministered in music and teaching over the years, but are now retired. After 37 years of marriage, they find it wonderful to finally have time to do more things together, like traveling and collecting cast iron cookware to create meals for their YouTube channel. After they make a dish, they get to eat it. What could be better? You can find them at


Kristen Hogrefe Parnell is an award-winning author and life-long learner. An educator and mentor at heart, she teaches English online and is an inspirational speaker. Her young adult dystopian novel, The Revisionary, won a Selah for speculative fiction in 2018, and its sequel, The Revolutionary, was a finalist the following year.

Kristen and her husband live in Florida and enjoy sharing their lake home with family and friends. She blogs at where  she challenges readers to find faith in life’s everyday adventures.

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