Lela Gilbert is a prolific and award-winning writer who has authored or co-authored more than sixty books. She is a Christian and has resided in Israel since 2006.

She wrote the critically acclaimed Saturday People, Sunday People: Israel through the Eyes of a Christian Sojourner (Encounter Books, 2012) which, although authored by a Christian, was listed as one of the 20 best non-fiction Jewish books of 2012 by J.G. Myers in Jewish Ideas Daily.

Gilbert also co-authored Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians with Nina Shea and Paul Marshall (Thomas Nelson, 2013).

Her most recently published work is the novel Angel’s Flight, Part I of The Levine Affair trilogy.

Lela Gilbert is the Distinguished Fellow in American-Israeli Journalism at Hillsdale College, and a Fellow at Hudson Institute, working with both the Center for Religious Freedom and the Center for Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World. She writes about the common ground between Jews and Christians, the expulsion of Jews from Muslim lands in the mid-20th Century, the ever-increasing global persecution of Christians, and the ongoing European and Muslim efforts to de-Judaize and delegitimize Israel.

Lela is a public speaker and is frequently interviewed on television and radio. She is also active on Facebook, Twitter and Linked-In.

Books by Lela Gilbert

All books by Lela Gilbert

SATURDAY PEOPLE, SUNDAY PEOPLE:
ISRAEL THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHRISTIAN SOJOURNER,
Encounter Books, 2012.

PERSECUTED:
THE GLOBAL ASSAULT ON CHRISTIANS,
Thomas Nelson, 2013

BLIND SPOT:
WHEN JOURNALISTS DON’T GET RELIGION, with Paul Marshall, Roberta Green Ahmanson, Editors.
Oxford University Press, 2008
* Wilbur Award 2009

BARONESS COX:
EYEWITNESS TO A BROKEN WORLD,
Lion-Hudson UK/Monarch Books USA, 2007
* UK Christian Book Award Nominee 2007

SAVING OUR SONS:
Preparing Our Young Black Men to Face the Challenge of Islam,with Carl Ellis.
Urban Ministries International 2008

ON OUR OWN:
Help and Hope for Single Moms,
NavPress, 2007

SINGING THROUGH THE NIGHT:
COURAGEOUS STORIES OF FAITH FROM WOMEN IN THE PERSECUTED CHURCH by Anneke Companjen. Rewrite.
Baker Book House, 2007

A TABLE IN THE PRESENCE,
by Lt. Carey Cash, Rewrite. W Publishing
Group, 2004 * Gold Medallion Winner 2006

ISLAM AT THE CROSSROADS,
with Roberta Green and Paul Marshall,
Baker Books, 2002

PRAYER OF MARY:
Living the Surrendered Life, with Keith Fournier,
Thomas Nelson, 2005.

WINDOWS TO HEAVEN:
Introducing Icons to Western Christians, with Elizabeth Zelensky,
Brazos, 2006

THEIR BLOOD CRIES OUT,
with Paul Marshall.
Word, 1998
*Gold Medallion Winner 1998

LIT BY THE SUN,
The Art and Artists of the Hotel Pattee,
Carpe Diem, 2001

MIRRORS,
A Collection of Poetry,
Writer’s Club, 2000

HIDDEN SORROW, LASTING JOY:
The Forgotten Women of the Persecuted Church, by Anneke Companjen. Rewrite.
Tyndale, 2001

HEALING THE WOUNDS OF THE PAST,
with Don Schmierer,
Promise, 2002

THE POWER BOOK,
by Steve Arterburn.
Ghostwritten, Oliver Nelson, 1996

JUST AS I AM—DAVID RING STORY,
with David Ring.
Moody, 1993