Gloria Gaither

Gloria Gaither
 

Married for more than forty-five years to her soul-mate and writing partner Bill Gaither, Gloria’s life has been an adventure. Bill and Gloria have shared a mutual commitment to a “larger purpose” and to that which is lasting. As a result of this philosophy, their union has produced over 700 songs, hundreds of recordings, numerous awards, a dozen musicals, a collection of books; and best of all, three children and seven grandchildren. In affirmation of their vast contribution to the gospel music industry they have been recipients of many Grammies and Dove Awards, the ASCAP Songwriters of the Century Award and have been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Gloria’s writing spans a wide range of subjects and genres; from children and family themes to devotional encouragement for women; from social commentary to scripts for video format; from song lyrics to magazine interviews. A lover of words, all of her written offerings grow out of an irrepressible habit of journaling. Gloria has always been a student of literature, with special interest in the works of John Steinbeck, and has contributed papers and reviews on his writing in a variety of academic settings. She has written over 40 books including titles for adults and children and created scripts for over 100 videos. All of these pursuits have won her the respect of the academic community with Honorary Doctorates from six universities.

Out of a sincere heart to help young adults pursue excellence in their respective fields through Christian education, she has been a dynamic voice serving on the Board of Directors for both the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and the United Christian College Fund. Gloria maintains an extensive speaking schedule. As an advocate of family preservation, living in the moment and unadulterated discipleship, Gloria has touched the hearts of audiences everywhere with her simple, yet profound message.

  • Ladies First : Laura Bush
    (OCTOBER 2013) Laura Bush spreads hope, love and literacy to women across the world. Gloria talks one-on-one with LAURA BUSH.
  • 'The Invisible Girls'
    (OCTOBER 2013) Gloria's Book Club pick of the month: THE INVISIBLE GIRLS by Sarah Thebarge.
  • Welcome Home: A Room Of Her Own
    (OCTOBER 2013) Gloria shares her secrets on how to make your house a home. This time Gloria shares a few of the special spaces treasured by her and some of her friends. . .
  • 'Resurrection Year'
    (AUGUST 2013) Gloria's Book Club pick of the month: 'Resurrection Year' by Sheridan Voysey.
  • "I Will Go On"
    (AUGUST 2013) THE SONG SAYS IT: The story behind the song, "I Will Go One" by William J. and Gloria Gaither.
  • Welcome Home: Distilling Home
    (AUGUST 2013) Gloria shares her secrets on how to make your house a home. This month, Gloria gives helpful tips for when you have to down-size.
  • Welcome Home: Making a Mancave
    (JUNE 2013) Gloria shares her secrets on how to make your house a home. This month, Gloria talks about how to make a man feel at home in his own space.
  • 'Cross Roads'
    (JUNE 2013) Gloria's Book Club pick of the month: 'Cross Roads' by Wm. Paul Young.
  • Play Ball! Our Wide World Of Sports
    (JUNE 2013) The thrill of victory! The agony of defeat! And everything in between that shows us how to play the game of life ... and win!
  • Gloria Gaither Talks With Olympic Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas
    (JUNE 2013) Gloria Gaither interviewed Gabby to learn more about her Olympic accomplishments, the challenges she has overcome, and the deep faith in God that has sustained her through the tumbles and triumphs of her inspiring life.
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