An Award Winning Writer

Ann Spangler’s sensitivity to the ever-changing spiritual and cultural climate in which we live has enabled her to address themes of profound interest to many readers. Praised for the freshness, depth, and honesty of her writing, Ann writes in ways that reveal not just her intellectual curiosity but her desire for a deeper connection with God. An award-winning writer, Ann published her first book in 1994. It became an instant best-seller. Since then she has followed up with several best-selling books, including Women of the Bible (co-authored with Jean Syswerda), Praying the Names of God, Praying the Names of Jesus and The One-Year Devotions for Women. Together, her books have sold millions of copies.

God Is Bigger Than You Think

By paying attention to the spiritual and emotional hungers that animate us and by finding creative ways to explore God’s self-revelation in Scripture, her writing surprises by revealing a God who is often far bigger and better than we might imagine.

Publishing Background

In addition to writing, Ann has enjoyed a lengthy career in Christian publishing, working for William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Servant Publications, and Zondervan Publishing in marketing, editorial, and management roles. Her broad experience in publishing has convinced her that readers are looking for well-written books that explore the connection between spiritual experience and everyday life, books that engage the mind and strengthen the heart.


  1. John Samuel
    John Samuel March 19, 2014 at 4:49 pm .

    Dear Ann,
    I just going through one of your books named “‘Praying the Names of Jesus”. It is great, God is speaking to my heart when I am going through the book. May the Lord use you and make you a great blessing to thousands.
    I am Rev. Dr. John Samuel, founder of Jesus and Friends International, living in Lakeland, Florida. I have a Bible college, orphanage and feeding program for poor in many places.
    God bless you.
    Dr. Samuel

  2. Revival
    Revival May 25, 2014 at 8:07 pm .

    Dear Ann

    Praying the names of God is my best friend, I can hear the voice of God talking to me when I read it. Thank you from South Africa

    1. Ann Spangler
      Ann Spangler August 27, 2014 at 9:34 pm .

      So glad. He loves you more than you can imagine. Believe this because it is the truth about God and you.

  3. Sharon
    Sharon September 3, 2014 at 9:03 am .

    I am reading through the women’s devotions for the year & was very thrilled to see you ask us to quote the Lord’s Prayer daily. But I was saddened that you left out the end of it “for thine is the kingdom & the power & the glory forever & ever. Amen ” why did you omit that?

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