Bob Hostetler

About The Steve Laube Agency:

In its fifteen-plus years of existence, The Steve Laube Agency has represented more than 1,500 new books from Christian authors. Currently staffed by four agents (Steve Laube, Tamela Hancock Murray, Dan Balow, and Bob Hostetler), it represents the highest standards and quality in Christian fiction and nonfiction. 

While the agency as a whole represents nearly everything, Bob is interested in:

Looking for: 


As a rule, Bob is not looking for:


About Bob:

Bob Hostetler is an award-winning author, literary agent, and international speaker from Nevada. His more than fifty books, which include the award-winning Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door (co-authored with Josh McDowell) and The Bard and the Bible: A Shakespeare Devotional, have sold millions of copies. Bob is an agent with the Steve Laube Agency ( and the executive director of the Christian Writers Institute ( Bob was also the founding pastor of Cobblestone Community Church in Oxford, Ohio. He and his wife, the lovely Robin, have two grown children who have given them five perfect grandchildren. 



Workshops Presented by Bob:

All The Wrong Moves 
Sometimes a writer knows there is something wrong with a chapter (or book), but can’t quite put a finger on it. This session will provide a working list of the most common reasons a page, passage, or chapter isn’t working.

From Pulpit to Print
Preachers, teachers and other Christians engaged in ministry are frequently writing sermons, lessons, etc. This workshop will help such writers convert resources into published material.