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The Family Time Bible

Mary says, “This video was created by high school students under the direction of teacher Nick Weiss at Prince of Peace Christian School, Carrollton, Texas."




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  • Illinois State University, bachelor's degree
  • Erikson Institute, Loyola University (Chicago), master's degree
  • St. Louis University, doctoral degree
family: married to Hank since 1974; three adult children and five grandsons

books sold: More than three million books sold

Anchor Meryll Rose hosts Mary on 'Talk of the Town,' the popular mid-day program on Channel 5, the CBS-TV affiliate in Nashville.
general market radio and television appearances:


Mark Elfstrand, of the Moody Broadcasting Network, interviews Mary at the International Christian Retailing Show at the Orlando Convention Center.

Christian radio appearances:
  • Focus on the Family Weekend Journal with Dr. Bill Maier
  • Midday Connection (Moody Broadcasting)
  • Sharing Life Together
  • Faith Broadcasting Network

"Who Do You Work For?" interview with Dr Mary Manz Simon about Faith Footprints

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Dr. Mary Manz Simon, fourth from left, hosted the panel, “Trends in the Children’s Christian Market” at Book Expo America at the Jacob Javits Center, New York City, on May 29, 2014.

Trends in the Children’s Christian Market, 2014 Book Expo
Her panelists included:

  • Laura Minchew
    Senior Vice President and Publisher of Specialty Publishing
    Harper Collins Christian Publishing

  • Annette Bourland
    Senior Vice President and Group Publisher,
    Zondervan Trade and Zonderkidz
    Harper Collins Christian Publishing

  • Mike Nawrocki
    Co-founder and Executive Vice President of Big idea Entertainment

  • Dan Lynch
    Publisher, B & H Kids

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