Gretchen Schwartzman’s “Come Dance With Me” Hits Three Amazon Best Seller Lists

Gretchen Schwartzman’s recent release, Come Dance With Me: Devotions for Deeper Intimacy with God” reached’s best-seller list on May 1, 2024, climbing all the way to Number One in the Inspirational Prayer and Inspirational Personal Testimonies categories. The book also reached Number Two in the Prayer category.

Schwartzman’s book shares her transformative journey of faith, highlighting the profound lessons learned in recent years about the power of hearing God’s voice. Her spiritual odyssey began with a divine nudge at the onset of a Lenten season, prompting a commitment to daily moments of stillness and listening. What unfolds is not a routine practice of scripture reading or prayer but a dedicated time for quietude aimed at cultivating an intimate dialogue with the Divine.

These private encounters with God’s voice evolved into a compelling call to share the insights gained with a wider audience, beginning with her church community and eventually leading to the creation of this book.

In response to the book hitting the bestseller list, Heart Songs Publishing House Publisher Karen Oeser said, “This debut book holds profound significance for us as it beautifully aligns with our mission of publishing compelling testimonies that resonate with readers, guiding them through the author’s surrender journey. Gretchen’s heartfelt devotions offer readers an intimate glimpse into her evolving relationship with God. We hope ‘Come Dance with Me’ will inspire women worldwide and encourage them to share their own testimonies filled with hope, love, faith, forgiveness, and peace.”


Gretchen Schwartzman is a registered nurse who has worked in the area of maternal child nursing for most of her nursing career and is currently working as an RN case manager. She is a certified dance minister and has served as leader and choreographer for the Living Word Community Dance Ministry since 1998. As a dance minister, she has worked with adults, youth, and children to present choreographed dance presentations, artistic ministry activations, spontaneous times of praise and worship, and congregational dances.

She volunteers with Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, and currently serves as the Church Relations Coordinator for the Philadelphia Area Team. She also serves as an intercessor with Heart of the Father Ministries’ home ministry team. In the 1990s, she and her husband served as missionaries in Haiti for six years. She lives with her husband and mother in Drexel Hill, PA, and is the mother of two grown children.


Heart Songs Publishing House produces high-quality, visually appealing single- and multi-author books of heartfelt testimonies full of hope, love, faith, forgiveness, and peace. Each author and her story are treated with tender care and gently coached to deliver a story that will tap into the heart of every reader. Utilizing team-building exercises and activation, the author will go through our unique process of identifying who she is in Christ and gaining a family of forever sisters. 

“Come Dance With Me” is now available on at