We're very excited to launch an addition to The Fiery Sword Global Ministries: our own publishing label!
TFSP is an offshoot of The Fiery Sword Global Ministries. We are a 501c3 non-profit organization. TFSGM has been serving around the world since 2007. TFSP is an extension of serving others.
TFSP is small, yes, but unique. Alexys is a published author in her own right, so she knows a thing or two about publishing. Alexys published with four outside publishing labels, which brought new insight. She spent thousands of dollars in the effort to publish that which God directed. Unfortunately, most companies, Christian or non-Christian, do not have the author's best interest at heart. Making money is their primary goal. The author does the lion's share of the work with semi-self publishing [the publishing company is not paying you to publish your work], the author does the lion's share of the work. The publisher charges astronomical publishing fees, the author's copies are overpriced, the author has little to no say in the cover or interior layout design, and the publisher retains the bulk of royalties. With so many publishing outlets at our fingertips, no one should have to go through this. TFSP purposes to shield new authors from such expenses and poor quality products.
We are a Christian ministry, so we only accept morally sound manuscripts, fiction or non-fiction. Since we're new, we are very limited on how many authors with whom we can work.
“In 2018, the Holy Spirit led me to start writing, "My Wonderful Supernatural Adventures with the Holy Spirit." Upon the completion in 2021, my sister in Christ recommended Alexys V. Wolf of The Fiery Sword Publications. I was nervous and had no clue what to do next. The Holy Spirit clearly said she was the one! Alexys and her team were as angels sent from God and took me by my hand leading me through the process. She read my book and said, "Valisa, I want to help you manifest your Holy Spirit-inspired assignment. Your book should be called Summin’ Tol’ Me!" And that is what it is! She began teaching me about editing—things I never knew. She taught me the process’s ins and outs. She asked me what I saw as my cover, I cast the vision, and she and her team went to work. One of the most powerful parts about this was that her cover designer was located in Ukraine and she was not sure when or if she could do my cover due to the country’s heart-wrenching situation. It was less than forty-eight hours and boom, the cover was beautifully completed! Everything the Holy Spirit gave me came to life! When I tell you God gave me the best, I am exaggerating! If you are looking for a true Christian-based publishing company, I highly recommend and endorse The Fiery Sword Publications.” ~Author Valisa Cooper Smith
“This is my first attempt writing a book, so I researched several publishers. I chose The Fiery Sword Publications of Lexington, South Carolina because of the personal approach they took helping me. In particular, Alexys V. Wolf was exceptional in managing the editing and publishing. She exhibited the patience and professionalism in structuring the book, keeping me focused, and directing the final publication. I am so happy that Alexys was there to assist with Life Your Life Fearlessly. I was totally out of my league, and she made me feel at ease. She was outstanding in completing the book and getting it published within two months. Thank you, Alexys!” ~Author Sam Shepherd
In 2018, something jolted me into thinking that I should write a book about my time as a soldier in the US Army. Not a book about what I accomplished or failed to accomplish. No, the prompting was to write a book that reflects on the impact of God in what we may think was solely our doing. Having no experience of what goes into writing a book, and even more, what it takes to publish a book correctly, I went to the internet and was overwhelmed with what I saw and read concerning publishing a book. My lovely wife then recommended I talk to her best friend, an author of numerous books and an expert at book publication. That was Alexys Wolf with the Fiery Sword Publications. After a brief discussion with Alexys, I knew that she was my rescuer. She took me through editing, naming, cover design, and publication of what developed as my book,” God’s Invisible Hand upon an Unlikely Soldier .”If I ever decided to write another book, Alexys Wolf would always be my choice as editor and publisher. ~ Author Ret. MG Richard Scholtes
“When I came to Alexys in 2019, my manuscript wasn’t even a manuscript—it was more of a lot of words scattered on paper! Alexys generously turned those messy pages into a well-designed manuscript. From the manuscript, she and The Fiery Sword Publications team turned it into a published book called Confessions of an X-Codependent, and I could not be more pleased! Alexys V. Wolf took my project step-by-step and did not waste time. She is a diligent worker who is in love with Jesus and makes a point to assist other budding authors to see their dream come to fruition. I would not go to anyone else in the publishing industry because Alexys gives personal attention to details and the client. ~Author Jami Salters
Full disclosure, since Alexys V. Wolf is my ministry partner, I am biased. Regardless, Alexys and The Fiery Sword Publications beautifully helped me publish my third book, Stories: A Woman’s Journey of Becoming Imperfectly Perfect, in 2019. As I am preparing to complete my fourth book, One Law, I could not be happier with how Alexys and her staff transition an idea into a beautifully bound book. Everything Alexys does is Christ-centered and Holy Spirit guided. I would not go to any other publishing label. I have gone through others, and they charged far higher prices, both for the work and author’s copies, and they did only a fraction of what The Fiery Sword Publications offer. You won’t go wrong choosing her team! ~Author Sandy Renner
During a time of Covid shut down, separation, and loneliness, God arranged a coincidental crossing of my path with Alexys Wolf. During that brief encounter, she mentioned owning her own publishing label. Right away, a spark was lit inside me. So many of us would-be authors only need someone who knows the process and can encourage, guide and show us the way. Over the past year, Alexys Wolf has done just that for me. It was a lengthy and, at times, painful process, but being under her attentive and watchful eye every step of the way has made my book a reality. Alexys always answered my emails or phone calls immediately—even while she was pretty sick with Covid. Our working relationship involved some trying and painful learning opportunities for me. Still, she refused to express any frustration or negative vibes toward me and my slow learning of the ropes involved in writing and publishing a book correctly. If you are a frustrated or secret author at heart, I hope you will consider contacting Alexys Wolf and her team of experts at The Fiery Sword Publications. They made it happen for me by leading, coaching, encouraging, and correcting me all along the way, and as a bonus, we have become good friends. ~Author Kelly Hunsucker
Minister Valisa Cooper Smith is originally from Riviera Beach, Florida, and currently resides in Greenville, South Carolina, with her husband of thirty-one years, Darren H. Smith, and her two sons, Ashton and Darren 2nd. She attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Greenville Technical College, emphasizing music education, human services, and alcohol & drug abuse. Valisa is also an actress and singer appearing on TBN Oahu, Hawaii, WGGS Channel 16 Dove Broadcasting, “Carolina Now” on CW40, “Your Carolina” on WSPA CBS Network, and Fox 21 in Greenville, SC. Her musical studies garnered awards and vocal opportunities throughout her career, including 2017 Best Singer in the State, 2013 1st Place Award for the Best Gospel Adult Vocalist Talent Competition hosted by Dr. Bobby Jones from BET, six-season veteran singing the National Anthem for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL, Great American Gospel Fest Overall Winner, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and performance for the NAACP Banquet where Keynote Speaker, President Barak Obama, introduced her solo. For her acting career, she appeared in several productions, including “Amnesia Remembers” with special guest Vivica Fox, “Young Negress Stepping Out into the River of Dawn,” “Hairspray,” “Suessical the Musical,” “To Kill A Mockingbird,” Ain’t Misbehavin,’” “Porgy and Bess,” “The Wiz,” “Dream Girls,” “The Piano Lesson,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” “Bubbling Brown Sugar,” “Purlie,” “Amazing Grace,” and most recently, the production “Bailout,” where Bern Nadette Stanis [b.k.a. Thelma from Good Times] played her sister. She received the Best Actress in a Musical Award for “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and “Dream Girls.” Her life’s motto is, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
April 20, 2022 Interview
During a time of Covid shut down, separation, and loneliness, God arranged a coincidental crossing of my path with Alexys Wolf. During that brief encounter, she mentioned owning her own publishing label. Right away, a spark was lit inside me. So many of us would-be authors only need someone who knows the process and can encourage, guide and show us the way. Over the past year, Alexys Wolf has done just that for me. It was a lengthy and, at times, painful process, but being under her attentive and watchful eye every step of the way has made my book a reality. Alexys always answered my emails or phone calls immediately—even while she was pretty sick with Covid. Our working relationship involved some trying and painful learning opportunities for me. Still, she refused to express any frustration or negative vibes toward me and my slow learning of the ropes involved in writing and publishing a book correctly. If you are a frustrated or secret author at heart, I hope you will consider contacting Alexys Wolf and her team of experts at The Fiery Sword Publications. They made it happen for me by leading, coaching, encouraging, and correcting me all along the way, and as a bonus, we have become good friends.
Mr. Shepherd is an internationally recognized polymath, excelling in several fields in science, technology, Bio-Chemical/Medical engineering, physics, chemistry, and mathematics. He is accomplished as an inventor, businessman, forensic investigator, cosmologist, speaker, painter, Dinosaur Hunter, and entrepreneur. He is currently the Inflammatory Disease Research Foundation president, consults for several environment and research organizations and companies throughout the world. He specializes in the development of biochemical and biomedical products, develops impact studies, and develops and commercializes leading edge technologies in the Environmental Fields of Wastewater, Water, Alternative Energy, Carbon Capture Systems, Petro/Chemical, Polymer and Bio-Chemical/Bio-Mechanical Industries. Mr. Shepherd holds degrees in Chemistry/Physics, B.S. Chemical Engineering, M.S. Environmental Bio-Chemical Engineering Technology, and a Lifetime Fellow Status at the American College of Forensic Examiners, with a Class III Certification in Homeland Security, with specialties in WMD and COBRA (Chemical Ordinance, Biological and Radiologic Armaments) and holds the title of Lifetime Diplomat of American Forensic Examiners in Technology. Mr. Shepherd has over thirty-seven years experience in the Wastewater, Water, Polymer, Petro Chemical, Alternative Energy, Military non-lethal Weaponry and Ballistic Capture, Bio-Chemical and Wastewater Remediation industries. www.missinglinktechnology.net. He assisted in the development of wastewater remediation systems for the Peoples Republic of China for the 2008 Olympics and is currently advising several international energy companies in futuristic technology development, Bio-Chemical Research, environmental compliance, artificial intelligence, and corporate strategic planning. He has worked as a consultant to (2) Department of Defense DARPA teams for the development and commercialization of Biofuels and Alternative Energy Systems for the military and civilian application in the “algae to oil” DARPA program. He has assisted in developing Non-Lethal Electromagnetic/Acoustical Weaponry and developed risk models to prevent and mitigate Terroristic Threats. He assisted in the development of technology for the Lunar Outpost Commission [Project “Artemis”] for the Moon/Mars Mission in 1991, developed ballistic absorbing media for military purposes, and developed technology utilizing “artificial blood.” Sam has authored papers in Bio-Medical research, forensics, cosmology, and astrophysics, authored 16 US patents, 25 International patents and is currently involved in the development of 4 patents pending. He has developed High Temperature High Pressure drilling motors, methane hydrate recovery technology, wastewater biosolids sterilization technology, Heavy Metal FGD Remediation, microalgae growth technology, algae to biocrude and chemical extraction technology that is currently being employed globally, thermo-electric generators and Controlled Directional Detonation technology for Lunar outpost. He is actively involved in the commercialization of the “CO2 to algae to Nutraceutical” projects for several Domestic and International companies. He has written several papers and videos on the “Causes of and Reversal of Inflammatory Diseases”, including but not limited to, cancer, Diabetes II, arthritis, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, developed the patented product #11,065,269 ValAsta, a product preventing and inhibiting PD-L1 expressed cancer cell growth and formation www.valasta.net and Electromagnetic Emission Devices (VLED—Patent #10,364,426) for the prevention and elimination of Beta Amyloid Protein, the contributor to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and MS diseases in support of MIT and the Picower Institute. www.vledusa.com
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Sandy is a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother., ordained minister, author, and so much more. She's been in ministry over forty years and has traveled the world. She grew up very poor with little to no hope of a future, but the Lord had great plans for her!
Richard Adrian 'Dick' Scholtes was born March 18, 1934, in Joliet, Illinois. In 1950, he enlisted in the Illinois National Guard which was subsequently activated for deployment to the Korean Conflict. While training at Camp Cooke, California in preparation for movement to Korea, he was selected to attend the West Point Preparatory School and entered the academy on July 7, 1953. He was commissioned in 1957 as a second lieutenant. His first duty station was with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He then deployed to the Panama CZ where he served as a staff officer and company commander. In 1963, Dick was selected to attend the Special Forces Officer Course at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and the Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare Course at Quantico, Virginia. While in Vietnam from 1964 to 1965, he was the senior advisor for a Vietnamese airborne battalion and was awarded the Silver Star, two Purple Hearts, and the Bronze Star w/V. Dick. He then attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and from there he was assigned to the Infantry Branch at Fort McNair in Washington, DC. He returned to Vietnam to serve with the 1st Brigade, 5th Mechanized Division as the commander of the 1st Battalion 61st Infantry. Throughout the years, Dick was assigned to the Pentagon, 4th Mechanized Division, Brigade '76, West Point as the Brigade Tactical Officer, promoted to Brigadier General, and reassigned to the Pentagon serving the National Military Command Center. Dick was then assigned as the Assistant Division Commander of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg. In 1980, he was selected to establish and command a completely new organization designated as the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). He commanded this highly specialized unit four years. In 1984, Dick became the CG of the 2nd Armored Division at Fort Hood. Later, he elected to resign from the service to go before the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) without his General Officer Uniform. In August 1986, he went before the SASC. His presentation before the senators convinced them to direct the establishment of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) at MacDill AFB in Florida. After retirement, Dick took employment with Analytic Services, Inc. as the Vice President for Special Operations and was responsible for Mission Analysis for the newly established four-star USSOCOM. Dick retired in 2001. JoAnn died from the effects of Alzheimer's in early 2013. Dick went on to court and marry Mary Pamela Rogers and retired in South Carolina.
Jami is a wife, mother, grandmother, and minister of our Lord Jesus. Jami's journey to authorship was not easy. Not knowing how to type, she texted and dictated her entire book to her cell phone. This impossible journey became completely attainable once she relied on Holy Spirit to lead her! Check out her amazing autobiography in her book "Confessions of an X-Codependent!"
Jami and her husband, Sinclair, currently live in and are natives of Columbia, South Carolina. They are the founders of a 501c3 nonprofit outreach ministry called 4Runners4Christ. It is a discipleship ministry that helps people pursue the person and priorities of Jesus Christ. Their ministry is focused on reaching the inner cities of their hometown and beyond with hopes of bridging the gap between the two worlds of the church and the streets. Jami and Sinclair go where most are unwilling to go and do what most are unwilling to do.
Discussing "Confessions of an X-Codependent"