a writer, speaker and educator. He's
founder and president of Legacy Educational Resources, providing
resources for teachers of life skills and character education in public schools
at www.character-education.info and resources for youth workers and pastors at www.youth-ministry.info.
A self-styled "wisdom broker," he collects wisdom from many fields and
packages it for teachers and writers via the Web.
His two Web sites attract over 800 people (sessions) per
day, who log on for resources such as lesson
plans, articles, quotes, activities and
Steve has invested the bulk of his life in work with young
adults. Shortly after the fall of Communism in
Czechoslovakia, he moved with his family to Slovakia, training youth workers with Reach
Out Youth Solutions. After his wife was diagnosed with cancer, he returned to
the States with his wife and four boys, where he began writing resources for Central and
Eastern Europe. This grew into a global ministry via the Web.
Several years after his wife's death, he
married Cherie, who was raising three boys
of her own. Now with seven boys, Steve
an intimate knowledge of the problems and possibilities facing today’s young
has written on varied topics such as
personal finance, philosophy of religion,
ethnomusicology, writing and marketing. Here
are some of his books, with links to their
presence on Amazon.
Steve's Published Books
Enjoy Your Money! How to Make It, Save It,
Invest It, Give It - The Adventures of the
Counterculture Club - This
multiple award-winning book follows the
lives of four diverse high school seniors as
they learn about personal finances.
Near-Death Experiences as Evidence for the
Existence of God and Heaven
- Are NDEs true experiences with God and the
afterlife, or merely the projections of
dying brains? Nominated for a Georgia Author
of the Year award.
Publish a Book! Compare over 50
- Tips for getting the right publisher.
Social Media Frenzy: Why Time Consuming
Facebook, Twitter & Blogging Strategies May
NOT Work for Your Business -
Not everyone can build a vast
social media following. But don't let that
stop you from using other social media
strategies which may work even better.
Sell More Books! Book Marketing and
Publishing for Low-Profile and Debut
Authors: Rethinking Book Publicity after the
Digital Revolutions -
Learn how low-profile authors have written,
published, and sold their books
Richard Dawkins and His God Delusion: A
Preliminary Critique of His Truth Claims
- A researched and documented assessment of
several of Dawkins' primary claims in
The God Delusion.
The Contemporary Christian Music Debate
- With translations into
Dutch, German, Spanish, Romanian and
Russian, this book helped ministries
worldwide to choose appropriate and
Published Articles and Interviews
5 Tips for Encouraging Struggling Students -
From the New Science of "Smart" -
Low-Profile Authors Can Sell More Books -
Southern Writers Magazine
Collaboration Take You to the Next Level -
Southern Writers Magazine
When Building a Significant Social Media
Following May Not Work - Pro Blogger
Seven Myths Low-Profile Authors Believe
- Write Nonfiction Now!
Why I Gave Up Trying to Build a Big Social
Media Following - The Creative Pen
Young Money Magazine
Box - Cross-Cultural Youth Work -
J. Steve Miller on Near-Death Experiences
- Interview on Apologetics315
Steve enjoys spending
time with his wife and children, researching and writing (several
books books in process),
volunteering at church, and helping care
for his 107-year-old grandmother. In spare moments
he dabbles with guitars and
keyboards, hikes mountain trails, snow skis, windsurfs and explores caves.
"Whenever Steve writes for us, he consistently comes through with exactly what we were looking for. And as a bonus, he takes suggestions well (easy to work with) and delivers ahead of schedule!" (Margaret Garner, Worldwide Discipleship Association)