We think you will find the conversations in the pub (and the products in the bookstore) lean toward mystery more than dogma, creativity over conformity, and reality over religion. We like grace, friendship, faith, freedom, family, and story.
The predominant language in Cool River Pub is “what if…?” We don’t speak anger, coercion, or conspiracy here. So, if you would like to publish or buy a book, join in a conversation, or just sit and listen…come on in to Cool River Pub.
Morris Chapman is a widely respected and loved songwriter, worshiper, recording artist and minister.more
Mary Sue Hermes, the illustrator of Daddy, Help Me, has also illustrated numerous other children’s books (including Ken Harvey’s “Life in the Fridge” series). Mary Sue and her husband, Jerry, live in Sterling, Virginia.more
Glen Roachelle, the President of Gate Ministries, is a widely respected pastor, conference speaker, and consultant. The Wind and the Whisper is his first book. Glen and Roberta live in Middle Tennessee.more
Now retired from professional football, Ken Harvey is also the author of numerous children’s books. Ken, his wife Janice, and their two children live in Northern Virginia.more
Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other side, you keep walking, without the need to look back. No shock, no drama, just the lifting of a plank or two in a simple wooden gate in a clearing. Neither pain, nor floods of […]Mark Helprin, “A Soldier In The Great War”