Higher Ground Books

"Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these." --Matthew 19:14

About the Author

authorChildren's author and creator of the DRAW-ME-CLOSE series, Deborah Cheek says her favorite thing about writing for children is actually being with children. "I love the way their eyes 'light up' when they connect and are curious." Deborah is equally excited when she has the opportunity to connect with adults. As a speaker, Deborah "desires all participants (of any age) to learn about and experience the JOY of loving God, and being loved by Him." "She does this in a manner that shows Christ is foremost in what she does and says."

Deborah Cheek is a person of the highest integrity and has declared her love of Christ around the world while teaching English in China, leading children's camps in Ukraine, donating her books personally to schools in Belize and supporting various other ministries for children across the globe. She has over 30 years of experience working with corporations, individuals, foreign missions, teams, departments, committees and ministries in the role of manager, supervisor, team member, teacher and speaker. As a professional, she has developed keen skills in the areas of communication, leadership, team development, planning and education.


Kennesaw College, Marietta, Georgia;
Associates: Science (Special Education)

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia;
BBA: Marketing

Bible Training Center for Pastors, Tucker, Georgia;

Notable Achievements

Author: "Believe It!" and "Safe!"

Founder and Member: The Walker School Patrons of the Arts

Member: Westminster Presbyterian Church Outreach Ministry Team

Founder: Higher Ground Books

Awarded: Georgia State University Outstanding Leadership Award