Gretchen loves writing about rich theology rooted in real life. She is a mom to six kids that range from preschooler to teenager. She works as a homeschool mom, writer, and speaker. She’s the author of Ragged: Spiritual Disciplines for the Spiritually Exhausted, and a training course for churches called Gospel Mentoring. She is also the cohost of the weekly podcast, Freely Given. She enjoys knitting, reading many books at the same time, and embarrassing her teenagers in public. She and her husband, Knut, live in Minnesota on the family farm.