Meet the next two Writing Challenge Best of the Best contenders!

MARY LOU TINER – Mary Lou has spent the last 18 years serving the Lord in Austria as a missionary with her family. Her family also travels a great deal for ministry to Arab-speaking countries. She and her husband have been married for almost 36 years and have 5 children and 9 grandchildren. Mary Lou loves the challenge, encouragement and community of FaithWriters, but most of all, she loves the Christ-centered atmosphere. Mary Lou’s other interests include music and teaching.  Her heart’s desire is to serve Jesus and know Him more.

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Learn more about Mary Lou on her family website

Entry in the running so far:



SANDRA PETERSEN – Sandra received her Bachelor’s degree in elementary education major, music education minor, from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. She substitute taught in Minnesota and Wisconsin public schools for two years. Currently, she homeschools two of her own three children. Sandra has been happily married to the same man for over 25 years. Her family provide some great subjects for stories!

Besides writing, Sandra loves to read, knit, crochet, camp, and hike.  Several of her short stories have been/will be published in FaithWriters anthologies and her nonfiction articles appear on and

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Challenge entry in the running for Bob:


Congratulations to Mary Lou and Sandra for their #1 entries! Check back next Monday for two more BoB contenders!

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