BIO - Cheryl K Sharpe
Cheryl worked in corporate management with an emphasis on Computer science, budget and finance, and project management for thirty years at Caterpillar, Inc. She retired in 2009 and lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with her husband, Tom. They have two grown children and are grandparents of seven.
BroadStreet Publishing published “Miracles of Jesus” a 40-day devotional in 2017.
They sell the book and Kindle edition on Amazon. The book sells through ChristianBook.com and Barnes & Noble's bookstores. It also sells in Canada and overseas. I published the companion Bible study, with BroadStreet approval, through Kindle Publishing in 2020. All royalties are used to house single mothers in crisis.
As a volunteer, Cheryl shared biblical principles and stories for children and mothers to connect and strengthen their characteristics to take back into their communities.
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Illinois, Inc training: Took skills to local grade school where she saw many children come to know Jesus as their personal savior.
Smart Start Program: She received training in parenting principles and witnessed Jesus' saving grace in the lives of many single mothers while serving as an instructor in the community.
Evangelical outreach ministries:
CEF (Children Evangelism Fellowship of Illinois) After-school program at inter-city school – 2 years.
Smart Start Program – Taught child-rearing classes at the pregnancy center – 5 years
GriefShare Program - Taught grief-share classes for children and teens in crisis – 2 years.
Sunday school teacher: 3rd to 6th-grade children for 15 yrs.
Community volunteer & supporter:
Conferences-Beth Moore, Kay Arthur (precept-upon precept)
Assistant production office coordinator (APOC) for Christian film called "Champion".
Served as "extra's casting" Coordinator and Prayer Partner for the production.
"Serenade Heights,” a supportive transitional housing alternative for single-mother families.
"Hope2Africa", a non-profit organization, trains African youth who live in Squatter Camps in Creative Arts to give the story of Hope of Jesus in their own communities.
As an outreach caregiver, she takes part in local Church "Love Loud" projects. These projects show God's love by meeting specific human needs.
In leisure time, she makes clothing to send overseas to Orphans in need and is working on a novel.
Her 2020 motto is:
Guided by the Spirit, Walk by the Spirit, Live by the Spirit.---C.K. Sharpe