Welcome back, Ace. What would you like for our readers to know about you personally?
For me the best part of each week is Sunday night when my wife and I feed between 25-50 college kids at our house. These young people give me such optimism for the future. They are service minded, and I believe they will fix many of the problems my generation caused.
Tell us about your family.
My wife Kathy is a professor in the education department at
She is an incredible, dynamic and charismatic woman who is the perfect mentor
for a new generation of teachers. We have two sons, both single. Clint works in
Ouachita Baptist University Dallas, and Rance is in California.
I attended Ouachita back when it was still a college, the first two and a half of my college years. Have you written other nonfiction books?
I have written more than forty nonfiction books. I tend to go back and forth between novels and nonfiction. My bestsellers in the nonfiction area are Lassie A Dog’s Life, The Stories Behind The Best-Loved Songs of Christmas, and Stories Behind The Great Traditions of Christmas.
Do you have any other books in the works right now?
I have three novels and a book on dog heroes that are scheduled for release in the next year. The first of those is a tense mystery, The Color of Justice, and the next will be Man’s Best Hero.
What kinds of hobbies and leisure activities do you enjoy?
I love college sports and see as many games and matches featuring college kids as I can in person. I have a 1957 Wurlitzer Jukebox that keeps me busy and a 1934
Auburn 652Y sedan
that I drive often. I also collect old radio shows.
Why did you write the featured book?
I have written devotionals for years and have found the ones that have resonated the longest have been wrapped around music. So Music For Your Heart was born from those experiences. I wanted to include popular or hit songs that everyone knew in order to reach a larger audience. My goal was to pen a devotional book that even folks who normally didn’t read devotional books would want to read.
What do you want the reader to take away from the book?
My goal is to give readers a book they will enjoy while presenting a few spiritual concepts that might give them a way to put faith into action.
Where on the Internet can the readers find you?My website is www.acecollins.com and you can find me on Facebook too.
Thank you, Ace. I love devotionals that feature music. Music has been such an important part of my life.
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Music for Your Heart - Christianbook.com
Music for Your Heart: Reflections from Your Favorite Songs - Amazon.com
Music for Your Heart: Reflections from Your Favorite Songs and Hymns - Kindle
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