Nebraska Authors

William L. Coleman

Born 1938-09-25 Union Bridge, MD (USA)

Died 2015-08-08
Aurora, NE (USA)



After publishing his first book, Lord, Sometimes I Need Help in 1975, Coleman left the pulpit for a career in writing and family counseling. He is the author of over 100 books.

Places Lived

Aurora, NE
Washington, D.C.

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Family Relationships; Children's Nonfiction; Devotional


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Washington Bible College, Lanham, MD
Master's Degree, Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN



Places Worked

Evangelical Free Church, Aurora, NE


Gold Medallion Book Award


author of more than 100 books including:
Making TV Work For Your Family. 1983.
How to Go Home Without Feeling Like a Child. 1991.
Ten Things Your Teen Will Thank You For -- Someday. 1992.
What Makes Your Teen Tick. 1993.
Parents With Broken Hearts. 1997.

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