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Dec 10 2018

CTLP Episode 94- Where Creativity and Faith Collide with Kristy Cambron


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Show Notes-

This week on Cultivating the Lovely, host macKenzie Koppa interviews Kristy Cambron. Kristy is an author of both historical fiction novels and verse mapping Bible studies. She also leads the women’s ministries at her church outside Louisville, KY where she and her husband and their three boys reside. MacKenzie and Kristy chat about:

  • Kristy’s passion for art and history and how God used that to get her where she is today
  • How Kristy started writing and following her dream of becoming an author
  • Struggling with rejection and the journey to getting published
  • The faithfulness of God through all the mountaintops and valleys of life
  • Artwork and its power in our lives


  • Kristy’s research process for writing
  • The journey Kristy’s family took as she prepared to publish her first Bible study
  • How verse mapping changed Kristy’s faith
  • What verse mapping actually is in a nutshell
  • A typical day in the life of Kristy and her family

Current Lovelies

Kristy: holding a space for grace in her life

MacKenzie: listening to Imperfect Courage by Jessica Honegger and soaking in the message of God’s love and grace

Resources Mentioned

Free Verse Mapping 101 Webinar 


The Lost Castle

The Butterfly and The Violin

I Never Saw Another Butterfly

A Sparrow in Terezin

Verse-Mapping Luke

Verse-Mapping Acts


The History Chicks

Stuff You Missed in History Class

The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey

Novel Marketing

Declare Conference Podcast


Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Find Kristy-

You can find Kristy on her website, You can also follow Kristy on the following social media: Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Facebook.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on Instagram, Facebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her new podcast The Same Page!

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