Self-Publishing Author Spotlight: Phillip R. Simmons

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This week Outskirts Press proudly features author Phillip R. Simmons, self-publishing author of several religion and Christian life books, including What Color Is the Truth? and When God Gives You Something

Phillip Ray Simmons, born in Hayworth, Okla., currently resides in Texarkana, Texas, as pastor of Deliverance Temple Ministry for the past 25 years. In 1977, he attended Murray State College in Oklahoma. In 2005 he graduated from Faith Based Counselor Training Institute, where he received a Master’s Certificate in restorative therapy, complex family issues, crisis chaplain, anger management, chemical dependency, individual and group crisis counseling. His list of achievements continues to grow as he pursues his purpose to help others find life with God and putting into helping his community grow. Recognized for his pastoral and business achievements, he’s founder and CEO of Healing Begins and Counseling Express Counseling Centers, founder and owner of Eat Your Heart Out Restaurant and pastor of Deliverance Temple Ministry. On Oct. 21, 2006, he was presented with a proclamation recognizing his many contributions and achievements by Mayor James W. Bramlett along with the key to the city and designating October 21 as Pastor Phillip Simmons Day. In 2008, U.S. Congressman Ralph M. Hall requested a flag flown across the state capitol in honor of Rev. Phillip Simmons 20 years’ dedicated service in his ministry. In 2009, State Rep. Stephen Frost, gave a resolution regarding the celebration of his 21 years as a dedicated pastor and a flag was flown in recognition of this occasion. Today, Pastor Phillip Simmons continues his calling to minister the Word of God and to extend the Gospel all over the World by way of publishing reading material such as books. For questions or more information email

What Color Is the Truth?What Color Is the Truth?

Exploring truth in all aspects of living. This book will take you to the next level in the journey of life …

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Format: 5 x 8 paperback cream, 41 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jun 20, 2013)
ISBN10: 1478706945
ISBN13: 9781478706946
Genre: RELIGION / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth

When God Gives You SomethingWhen God Gives You Something

God gives us something for his own plan and purposes, to show you how God works his Glory in the earth realm through mere mortal man. As human beings we should appreciate that God would choose us to do His work here on earth. He has given everyone gifts and talents. God gave it to you to use. Now give back to Him that He might get the Glory in the earth realm.

Format: 5 x 8 paperback cream, 41 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jul 30, 2013)
ISBN10: 1478701714
ISBN13: 9781478701712
Genre: RELIGION / Christian Life / Devotional

What If …The Choice Is YoursWhat If...The Choice Is Yours

To move forward in life you must understand the word IF. This word alone could make the difference in everyone’s life because when it all comes down to it IF you don’t make the right choices in life the outcome may not be good …

Format: 5 x 8 paperback cream, 48 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Aug 30, 2013)
ISBN10: 1478700157
ISBN13: 9781478700159
Genre: RELIGION / Christianity / Saints & Sainthood

God Is Looking at YouGod Is Looking at You

It’s true God is looking at you, but my question to you is, have you looked at you and if so what do you see? Are you willing to become better than you are now?
Format: 5 x 8 paperback cream, 43 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Nov 22, 2013)
ISBN10: 1478723076
ISBN13: 9781478723073
Genre: RELIGION / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth

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