True Woman Bloggers

Guest Bloggers

Randy Alcorn

Randy Alcorn

Randy Alcorn is a New York Times bestselling author of over forty books and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM), a nonprofit ministry dedicated to teaching the principles of God’s Word and assisting the church in ministering to people around the world. Randy resides in Gresham, Oregon, with his wife Nanci. They have two married daughters and are the proud grandparents of five grandsons and a Golden Retriever named Maggie. Randy loves hanging out with his family and enjoys biking, tennis, research, and reading.

 

Hannah Anderson

Hannah Anderson

Hannah R. Anderson lives in the haunting Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She spends her days working beside her husband in rural ministry, caring for their three children, and scratching out odd moments to write. In those in-between moments, she contributes to a variety of Christian publications. She also co-hosts the Christ and Pop Culture podcast Persuasion. She is the author of Made for More (Moody, 2014) and Humble Roots (Moody, 2016).  

Kristie Anyabwile

Kristie Anyabwile

Kristie Anyabwile is a pastor's wife, mom of three, and a discipler of women's. She strives to be a Titus 2 woman in a Romans 1 world, speaking and writing about motherhood, marriage, and ministry.

Thabiti Anyabwile

Thabiti Anyabwile

Thabiti Anyabwile is Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Grand Cayman Islands and a Council member with The Gospel Coalition. He is the happy husband of Kristie and the adoring father of Afiya, Eden, and Titus.

Julie Armstrong

Julie Armstrong

Julie lives in Columbia, South Carolina where she serves as the Director of Women's Ministries at Christ Church. She is passionate about equipping and encouraging God’s people to pray His Word and loves to meet with women for individual prayer as well as times of corporate prayer. In addition to praying for her three children and their spouses, she now enjoys and prays for three grandchildren.

Margaret Ashmore

Margaret Ashmore

Margaret Ashmore has been speaking to women's groups for almost thirty years. She says, "It is my deepest desire to see godly women raised up, equipped by the Word of God to understand His design and purpose for women, whether single or married with children, and to counsel them in the blessed confines of the Scriptures alone so that they would discover Christ's surpassing sufficiency in all things." She attends Denton Bible Church in Denton, Texas where she also teaches and counsels. You can find out more about her ministry on her website. Website address: http://www.margaretashmore.com/

Leslie Bennett

Leslie Bennett

Leslie served as a Director of Women’s Ministries for a dozen years prior to joining Revive Our Hearts in Women’s Ministries Initiatives. She is also the managing editor/writer for the Revive Our Hearts' Leader Connection. The Lord captured Leslie’s heart for biblical womanhood and revival at True Woman ’08. Since then, she’s been spreading the message of how a woman’s femininity adorns the gospel wherever God sends her. Spend a few moments with Leslie, and you’ll catch her passion for the Word, prayer and revival. Leslie and her husband Mac are empty nesters living in South Carolina—and loving it!

Contact Leslie at LBennett@ReviveOurHearts.com

Chiree Bollinger

Chiree Bollinger

Chiree's passion is to help others see and obey the truths of God's Word through visual stories and video content. Along with video producing for Revive Our Hearts, she volunteers in a women's prison and enjoys sharing the truths of the gospel to women from various backgrounds. Chiree loves spending time with people who are in different seasons of life–her grandparents, young moms, kids and college students. All it takes to keep her going is a consistent supply of chocolate, peanut butter, and coffee.

Laura Booz

Laura Booz

Laura Booz loves to discover the real-time application of the Bible and write about it on her blog www.LauraBooz.com. Because of the current joys in her life, most of her topics focus on marriage, motherhood, and ministering in the local church. She and her husband, Ryan, and their four (going on five) children make their home in Pennsylvania.

Jennifer Brogdon

Jennifer Brogdon

Jennifer Brogdon is a stay at home mom who ministers to college athletes and international students and writes on her personal blog and Desiring God. She and her husband Shane live in Mississippi.

Lydia Brownback

Lydia Brownback

Lydia Brownback (MAR, Westminster Theological Seminary) is the author of several books, including Sing a New Song: A Woman's Guide to the Psalms, and a speaker at women’s conferences around the world. Lydia previously served as writer in residence for Alistair Begg and as producer of The Bible Study Hour radio program with James Montgomery Boice.

Lindsey Carlson

Lindsey Carlson

Lindsey Carlson is the wife of a worship pastor, mother of four young children, and writes when sleeping children permit. You can find more of her writing on her blog Worship Rejoices.

GraceAnna Castleberry

GraceAnna Castleberry

GraceAnna Castleberry is a wife, mother, and worker at home. She lives in Louisville, KY with her husband Grant, who is pursuing a M.Div. at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Barbara  Challies

Barbara Challies

Barbara Challies is mother to five grown children (including prolific author/blogger Tim Challies) and grandmother to eleven grandchildren. She and her husband John live in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Tim Challies

Tim Challies

Tim Challies is the author of www.Challies.com, and editor of Discerning Reader, a site dedicated to discerning reviews of books that are of interest to Christians. A self-employed web designer, he lives in the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario with his wife and three children.

Gaye Clark

Gaye Clark

Gaye Clark works as a cardiac nurse in Augusta, Georgia, a part-time correspondent for WORLD magazine and the Director of Woman Initiatives at Servants of Grace. She also volunteers with iCare, a faith-based organization that provides assistance to trafficked victims. She writes in her free time about sex trafficking, Christian living, and lay-ministry. She has written for the Gospel Coalition, Servants of Grace, and many other online media outlets. She has two adult children, Anna and Nathan.

Maggie Combs

Maggie Combs

Maggie Combs is a wife, mom of three busy boys, writer, and speaker. When motherhood overwhelmed her, God drew her closer to him through writing her first book, Unsupermommy: Release Expectations, Embrace Imperfection, and Connect to God’s Superpower. Find more of her practical application of the gospel to motherhood at www.unsupermommy.com or on Instagram and Facebook.

Jennifer Case Cortez

Jennifer Case Cortez

Jennifer Case Cortez is a literary-agent-turned-stay-at-home-mom who loves connecting women with the Bible and one another. You can find more of Jennifer's writing in The Mom’s Bible, and Women on Life: A Call to Love the Unborn, Unloved & Neglected. In her free time, she enjoys playing the guitar, reading a good book or spending time with her husband, Daniel, and their small flock of Daniel look-alikes: Samuel, Joshua, Jacob, and Evelyn Grace.

Sam Crabtree

Sam Crabtree

Married to Vicki since 1973, and a former public school teacher, Sam has been a pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis since 1997. His book Practicing Affirmation (God-centered Praise of Those Who Are Not God) exemplifies his reputation as an affirming individual. His desire is to image forth Jesus.

Lara d’Entremont

Lara d’Entremont

Lara d’Entremont is a Biblical Counselor in training, and her desire in writing is to teach women to turn to God’s Word in the midst of their daily life and suffering to find the answers they need. She wants to teach women to love God with both their minds and hearts. Lara is married to Daniel and they live in Nova Scotia, Canada. You can find more of her writing at laradentremont.com.

Connie Dever

Connie Dever

Connie and her husband, Mark, live in Washington, D.C. where he has been pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church for the past twenty years. They have two married children. Connie devotes much of her time to writing children's curriculum and music. She loves playing music, teaching children, and encouraging women—particularly pastors' wives.

Ann Dunagan

Ann Dunagan

Ann Dunagan is a longtime homeschool mom of seven and a new grandma. She is a speaker to thirty-five nations with Harvest Ministry, co-founder of Loving Orphans (caring for 1,000 children), author of several books including The Mission-Minded Family, and director of Daring Daughters.

Staci  Eastin

Staci Eastin

Staci Eastin is a wife, mother, writer, and speaker. She is the author of The Organized Heart: A Woman's Guide to Conquering Chaos and blogs at Writing and Living. Staci and Todd have been married since 1994 and have three children.

Bill Elliff

Bill Elliff

Bill Elliff is passionate to see genuine revival in the church. He is the Directional Pastor of The Summit Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, and is a frequent conference speaker, writer, and consultant to churches, drawing from his 42+ years of pastoring and revival ministry. He and his wife Holly have eight children.

Pat Ennis

Pat Ennis

Pat Ennis taught Home Economics for the San Diego Unified School District while developing the Home Economics Department at Christian Heritage College (now San Diego Christian College). She moved to The Master’s College in 1987 to establish the Home Economics-Family and Consumer Science Department and then relocated to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2011 to assume the position of Distinguished Professor and Director of Homemaking Programs. She is the author of several books.

Debra Fehsenfeld

Debra Fehsenfeld

Debra Fehsenfeld is a wife and homemaker from Buchanan, Michigan. She and her husband Del have four children. Debra holds a B.A. degree from Liberty University and a M.A. in counseling from Wheaton College. Debra’s heart is to passionately serve the Lord in her home, local church, and community. 

Del Fehsenfeld

Del Fehsenfeld

Del completed a Master’s Degree in marriage and family therapy and worked as a counselor before joining Life Action Ministries in 1996. He serves as Senior Editor and Pastoral Services Director and is involved in a combination of writing, counseling, and speaking responsibilities. He and Debra live in Niles, Michigan, and are the proud parents of four children: Shepard, Kária, Chálissa, and Sol.

Jenna Fleming

Jenna Fleming

Jenna is a wife and mom of two girls and a boy. She lives in Memphis, TN where her husband, Travis, serves as senior pastor of Union Avenue Baptist Church. She leads a network Bible study for women in her church and encourages women to grow together in Christ. She writes about faith, family, and living a grace-filled life at jennafleming.me.

Gloria Furman

Gloria Furman

I'm a follower of Jesus Christ, wife to Dave, mother of four young children, and a Tex-Mex enthusiast. When my husband and I moved to the Middle East in 2008 to plant Redeemer Church of Dubai, it was just the two of us and our baby girl, and we had no idea what the Lord was going to do. Not a day goes by that we're not astonished by God's grace in calling us here, in using us to minister to people from many nations, and in blessing us with three more children along the way. My books include Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home (Crossway 2013) and Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations for Busy Moms (Crossway 2014). I blog at GloriaFurman.com.

Kristyn Getty

Kristyn Getty

Kristyn and her husband Keith are global ambassadors for their modern hymns and congregational singing in the USA and throughout the world. They tour internationally, visiting venues as diverse as the Ryman Auditorium, Belfast’s Waterfront Hall, The Pentagon, and Royal Albert Hall, with performances for George W. Bush, the United Nations, and South Korea President Lee Myung-bak. They have also have created the Getty Music record label (which holds 3 Dove Award nominations and is distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution), built various print publishing partnerships and imprints, and produced unique merchandise containing their hymn lyrics.

Sheila Gosney

Sheila Gosney

Sheila Gosney lives in Missouri with her husband and family. Sheila loves being a grandmother and thanks the Lord for such a blessing. During the week Sheila serves her local church as co-leader of a children's ministry. The older she gets, she realizes how much ministry is done spontaneously, through relationships with women who desperately need spiritual encouragement. Sheila is a freelance writer, a regular missions writer for the WMU of the Southern Baptist Convention, as well as a women's devotional writer for Journey magazine by Lifeway Christian Resources.

Jamie Gross

Jamie Gross

Jamie Gross is blessed to be married to Dustin. Together they raise cattle and kids on their ranch in western Kansas. While homeschooling their three daughters, Jamie enjoys pursuing the three R's: reading, writing, and riding horses! The assurance that God is good and all He does is good (Psalm 119:68) gives her peace for each new day. Jamie is a columnist for Homeschool Enrichment magazine, where she writes about the blessing of reading with our children.

Monica Hall

Monica Hall

Monica is a pastor's wife and homeschooling mom of six. As a little girl, she trusted Christ as her Savior and learns more of His love and goodness every day. She serves in their church in kids’ classes and ladies’ Bible studies and has a fervent desire to see women experience the grace of Christ and discover the abundant life He gives. She has been deeply blessed by Revive Our Hearts and loves to introduce other women to this message of revival and biblical womanhood.

Contact Monica at MHall@ROHAmbassador.com

Christine Hoover

Christine Hoover

Christine Hoover is the author of several books, the latest being Messy Beautiful Friendship: Finding and Nurturing Deep and Lasting Relationships, in which she explores the joys and complexities of friendship among Christian women. She is a pastor’s wife, a mom to three boys, and a writer who has contributed to Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, and For The Church.

Nicole Hopman

Nicole Hopman

Nicole lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, Philip, and four of their sons. Five more adult sons and her only daughter live nearby, as well as two of the most adorable grandchildren on the planet! Nicole started blogging to encourage others to trust in God’s faithfulness. When not blogging, Nicole homeschools her remaining sons, photographs flowers, and works part-time as a registered nurse.

Betsy Childs Howard

Betsy Childs Howard

Betsy Childs Howard (BA, Wheaton College) is an editor for the Gospel Coalition. She previously worked at Beeson Divinity School and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, and is the author of Seasons of Waiting: Walking by Faith When Dreams Are Delayed.

Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard, RN, CHPN (Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse), and her husband, Theron, live near Little Rock, Arkansas, where she divides her time between writing, lecturing and working as a hospice nurse. She has worked in various nursing fields.

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt is a mother and grandmother, a pastor’s wife, and the former Director of Women’s Ministries for the Presbyterian Church in America. She has written numerous books, including a release for middle school and teen girls, co-authored with Mary Kassian: Becoming God’’s True Woman . . . While I Still Have a Curfew.

Jamie Janosz

Jamie Janosz

Jamie Janosz is a writer, wife, mother, and works as the Content Development Manager for Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Her writing has appeared in Christianity Today's Her.meneutics blog, Catapult online magazine, and other sites. She is a contributing author to Moody’s monthly devotional Today in the Word and the author of When Others Shuddered: Eight Women Who Refused to Give Up.

Dan Jarvis

Dan Jarvis

Dan serves on the leadership team of Life Action and is managing editor of Revive Magazine. He loves his wife, Melissa (a True Woman!) and his adopted six kids, while also serving as a teaching pastor in Michigan. His recent book, Commissioned (IGL: 2015) explores spiritual movements in South Asia, and draws lessons for believers across the world who wish to engage in Great Commission living.

Sharon Jaynes

Sharon Jaynes

Sharon Jaynes has been encouraging, equipping, and empowering women for over twenty-five years to walk in courage and confidence as they grasp their true identity as a child of God and a co-heir with Christ. She is the author of over sixteen books.

Martin Jones

Martin Jones

Martin is a husband, father, and grandfather, and provides directional leadership for Revive Our Hearts as Managing Director. He enjoys spending time in the great outdoors and is famous around the office for his tapped maple syrup and fresh apple cider. Martin and his wife, Helen, live in Niles, Michigan.

Donna Kelderman

Donna Kelderman

Donna is married to Pastor Mark Kelderman, Dean of Students and Spiritual Formation at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. They have six children and one grandchild. Donna is involved in the Ministry Wives Fellowship which seeks to minister to the seminary students' wives. She also speaks and actively counsels women, particularly those who have suffered sexual abuse. Because of the trials she has experienced, the Lord has gifted her to challenge others who are hurting to follow after our Master and do “hard” things as He has had to do. Donna enjoys being in nature and photography.

Denise Kohlmeyer

Denise Kohlmeyer

Denise is a former newspaper reporter and co-author of two books in the Clues for the Clueless series. She currently freelances and has been published in both online and print publications, including Christian Woman, Today’s Christian Living, Just Between Us, Desiring God, and Christian Devotions. Denise is passionate about studying the Bible and teaching it so that women understand and apply its relevant transformative power in their lives. She lives in the Chicagoland area with her husband and three teenagers and loves to read, write, and landscape.

Hannah Lannigan

Hannah Lannigan

Hannah—the woman who ran from any man who seemed interestes—and Ryan Lannigan—the man who "wasn't going to get married unless God whapped him over the head with a two-by-four"—married in 2009 after graduating from Moody Bible Institute. God continues to give this team many adventures as they pursue beautiful, messy hearts and learn how to live out God's Kingdom ways together. Their family lives in the land of Narnia (a.k.a. Michigan) where at least they have Christmas. Even in the midst of the "Mama, Mama" mantra, Hannah enjoys creating, communicating, and connecting with her sons and the hearts of the physically young and old.

Mary Ann Lepine

Mary Ann Lepine

Mary Ann, AKA "Bob's wife," has been married for more than 31 years to Bob Lepine, co-host of Family Life Today. She is a mother of five and a grandmother of one (so far). She's a connoisseur of dark chocolate, a baker of scones, a gardener, runner, and flute player. She's a pastor's wife, a lover of God and His Word, and is so grateful to have been chosen in Him before the foundation of the world!

Liz Lockwood

Liz Lockwood

Liz Lockwood graduated from Southern Seminary in 2005, with an M.Div. and Th.M. in theology. She recently joined the staff at Revive Our Hearts, where she serves in the area of communication and social media. When not behind her desk, you'll find Liz spending time with friends and enjoying the outdoors.

Maryann Loveing

Maryann Loveing

Maryann Loveing is described as a God-centered, fun-loving wife by her husband, Ryan, and a joyful, sweet, interactive mother by her six children. Formerly focused on her career and success, and bound with hidden secrets that kept her discontented, Maryann now shares with women the freedom found in seeking and following God.  

 

Joy McClain

Joy McClain

Through writing, teaching, and speaking, Joy helps women understand their redemptive position in Christ. She has authored the book Waiting on His Heart; Lessons from a Wife Who Chose to Stay. Married to her beloved for over three decades, Joy and her husband are passionate about discipling the wearied and wounded in the context of a farm setting where biblical applications abound. They have four children and five beautiful grandchildren.

Molly Mooberry

Molly Mooberry

Molly and her husband, Philip, love the community they have in Tulsa, Oklahoma. There they are raising four young children, and Molly has the privilege of being a stay-at-home mom. Her favorite role is being a wife to her fun-loving husband who balances out her more serious side. Their two girls and twin boys keep her on the go and on her knees. The Lord is using both marriage and parenting to refine her to be more like Christ. She loves connecting with women to share God’s beautiful design and purpose for them.

Bambi Moore

Bambi Moore

Bambi is a sinner saved by grace, a pastor's wife, and a mom to ten children aged one to twenty-one. She lives in Texas where she drinks lots of coffee, reads books, makes a home, and changes diapers for the glory of God.

Shona Murray

Shona Murray

Shona Murray is a mother of five children and has homeschooled for fifteen years. She is a medical doctor and worked as a family practitioner in Scotland until she moved to the United States with her husband, David. She is the author of Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands.

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell is the author of Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves (2015) and United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity. She has spoken at numerous churches, seminaries, and conferences, including the True Woman Conference, The Gospel Coalition Women's Conference, and Southeastern Theological Seminary. She is the consultant on Women's Initiatives for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptist Convention. Trillia is married to her best friend, Thern, and they live with their two children near Nashville, TN.

Samantha Nieves

Samantha Nieves

Samantha loves grammar, lazy lake days, iced coffee, and writing about the glorious gospel truths that impact our everyday lives. A northern Indiana native, Samantha now lives in South Carolina and serves as the social media manager on the Revive Our Hearts staff. She writes often at the Lies Young Women Believe blog.

Hannah Norton

Hannah Norton

Hannah Norton resides in South Bend, Indiana with her husband and boys. As a registered nurse and wife of a paramedic firefighter, Hannah has ample experience caring for the physical body. She has a passion to see women learn to walk in the freedom of the gospel, treating their bodies as the temple of Christ, and producing fruit to the glory of God! When she’s not chasing one of her five sons, she enjoys sipping coffee, photography, and all things outdoors. She delights in creatively expressing truth through writing, teaching, and event planning.

Margaret  Nyman

Margaret Nyman

Even as a child, Margaret hoped to write a book, but God put her in the waiting room on that for six decades. In the meantime, she married her college sweetheart and raised seven children with him. As they were approaching their 40th anniversary, her husband passed away suddenly in 2009. It was during Margaret’s adjustment to widowhood that God said, “Okay, now. Write a book to encourage widows,” which she did. When she isn’t writing on GettingThroughThis.com, she’s having fun doing life with her children and grandchildren. 

Heather Owens

Heather Owens

Heather Owens and her husband Daniel work for Training Leaders International in Southeast Asia. Since 2003 they have been helping to develop theological education and to provide print resources for the church. Heather currently teaches their two boys at home and referees the inevitable Nerf battles and ninja showdowns that break out over the course of each day. She graduated from Wheaton College with a degree in English Literature and enjoys writing in her ever decreasing spare time. Her interests in literature and theology and the everyday matters of family life are all reflected in her blog.

 

Kelsey Park

Kelsey Park

Kelsey Park currently lives in Nebraska with her husband, Daniel. Through experiencing infertility, Kelsey's passion for communicating God's truth was reignited. By God's grace, she currently lives a multi-faceted life: helping her husband with all aspects of worship ministry, meeting with women to discuss the intersection of life and faith, and living life to the fullest.

Heather Patenaude

Heather Patenaude

Heather Patenaude is passionate about living a Christ-centered life. This passion flows over to being a wife to John and a homeschool mom to Miles, Luke, and Clark. After attending True Woman '08, God began developing in her a deep desire to disciple women to understand God's beautiful design for His daughters.

Byron Paulus

Byron Paulus

Byron Paulus is the President and Executive Director of Life Action Ministries, the parent ministry of Revive Our Hearts. Byron's three decades of experience in leadership with America's largest revival ministry, and his vision to see God send another spiritual awakening to our nation, have given him an opportunity to influence thousands through his various speaking, writing, and leadership endeavors. Byron and his wife, Sue, were married in 1973 and have raised three children, all of whom are active in ministry.

Maggie Paulus

Maggie Paulus

Maggie Paulus is a wife, momma, writer and lover of Jesus. She looks for God each day in His Word, in creation, in the people He has given her, in the ache of life, in the humdrum—at the kitchen sink—everywhere! When she's not capturing life in words and photos, or cleaning up the messes around her, you'll find her digging in the dirt or wandering through the woods to enjoy all the wild things. Maggie lives in Michigan with her handsome bearded husband, three rambunctious kids, and one cat. You can find more of her words and pictures at MaggiePaulus.com.

Ava Pennington

Ava Pennington

Ava Pennington is a writer, speaker, Bible teacher, and the author of Daily Reflections on the Names of God: A Devotional. Ava has written for numerous magazines, including Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse and Christianity Today’s Today’s Christian Woman. She is also published in twenty-three Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Ava is a passionate speaker and engages audiences with relevant, enjoyable presentations. When not writing and speaking, Ava loves playing with her Boxer puppies, Duke and Daisy.

Gabrielle Pickle

Gabrielle Pickle

Gabrielle Pickle is passionate about being a voice for the exploited and abused around the world. A graduate of Southern Seminary, she is the co-author of Radical Dating: When God Takes Over Your Love Life. Check out her blogs at UnLockingFeminity.com.

Rebecca Ingram Powell

Rebecca Ingram Powell

Rebecca Ingram Powell is a pastor’s wife, homeschooling mother of three, and a nationally known author and speaker. She is the author of several books including her newest release, Season of Change: Parenting Your Middle Schooler with Passion and Purpose.

Barbara Rainey

Barbara Rainey

Barbara Rainey is the Co-Founder of FamilyLife, the mother of six and a grandmother to 18 – she is also a mentor and friend to countless women in the United States and abroad. She is a gifted communicator – and artist – who has created, and continues to create, resources that help parents and children connect and impress on their hearts the truth of God's word. Barbara is the Titus 2 woman we all long to spend time learning from and will embolden you to spend time in the word and be a world changer, while prioritizing family – she will inspire and empower!

Barbara Reaoch

Barbara Reaoch

Barbara is the Director of the Children’s Program for Bible Study Fellowship International (BSF) and the author of Why Christmas? and Why Easter? She lives with her husband, Ron in San Antonio, TX and loves writing gospel-centered Bible studies for her grandchildren, church and all who find joy in discipling the next generation. You can read more of her writing at ReachingHeartsAndMinds.com.

Stacy Reaoch

Stacy Reaoch

Stacy Reaoch is a pastor's wife, mother of four, and the author of Wilderness Wanderings: Finding Contentment in the Desert Times of Life. When Stacy is not shuttling her kids to various activities and school, she can be found doing women's Bible studies, discipleship, exercising, and eating chocolate. She has contributed articles to Desiring God and The Gospel Coalition. Stacy and her husband, Ben, serve Three Rivers Grace Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Vaneetha Rendall Risner

Vaneetha Rendall Risner

Vaneetha Rendall Risner is passionate about helping others find hope and joy in the midst of suffering. She is the author of the book The Scars That Have Shaped Me: How God Meets Us in Suffering and is a regular contributor to Desiring God. She blogs at DanceInTheRain.com, although she doesn’t like rain and has no sense of rhythm. Vaneetha is married to Joel and has two daughters, Katie and Kristi. She and Joel live in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Miriam Huffman Rockness

Miriam Huffman Rockness

Miriam lives in Lake Wales, Florida where her husband Dave pastored the First Presbyterian Church for thirty-seven years. Her love for the Word and devotion to family informed her role in ministry: teaching Community Bible Studies and Family Living Seminars as well as writing a trilogy on home and family: Keep These Things, Ponder Them in Your Heart, A Time to Play, and Home, God's Design. Her admiration for the almost forgotten Lilias Trotter fueled her research for A Passion for the Impossible: The Life of Lilias Trotter and the companion book, A Blossom in the Desert: Reflections of Faith in the Art and Writings of Lilias Trotter.

Susanna  Rose

Susanna Rose

Susanna Rose is originally from Toronto, Canada but now lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and four young children. Writing about matters of faith and Christian living have always been her passion. Since earning a B.A. in English, she is humbled by opportunities God provides to further exercise this love. In between nurturing her little ones and keeping her house in some semblance of order, Susanna homeschools her five-year-old daughter and writes for LifeSiteNews. She enjoys running and sipping homemade lattes with her husband!

Jennifer Rothschild

Jennifer Rothschild

Jennifer Rothschild's life drastically changed at the age of fifteen when she lost her sight. Now, more than twenty-five years later, she boldly and compassionately teaches women how to walk by faith, not sight. Jennifer has shared her inspiring message at conferences like True Woman and Women of Faith, and on media outlets like Dr. Phil and Good Morning America. She's the author of seven books, and lives in Springfield, Missouri, with her husband and their two sons, Clayton and Connor.

Dr. Juli Slattery

Dr. Juli Slattery

Dr. Juli is a widely known clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and broadcast media professional who loves the Lord with all her heart. After co-hosting Focus on the Family's international radio and television outreaches for several years, she joined Linda Dillow in founding Authentic Intimacy. She and her husband Mike have been married for almost two decades. They are raising their three boys in Colorado Springs where Juli can be found playing in the mountains and trying to manage her addiction to soy lattes.

Deborah Smith

Deborah Smith

Deborah is a member of Anacostia River Church in Washington, D.C. She is a women’s ministry leader and believes discipleship is the heartbeat of women’s ministry. Vocationally, she is the Administrator at Christian Legal Aid where she is privileged to work alongside lawyers and other believers in serving those whom the Lord calls “the least of these.”

 

Rebecca Stark

Rebecca Stark

Rebecca Stark lives up north in the Yukon, one of Canada's territories, where it's winter for eight months a year. She has four grown children and three toddler grandchildren who all live nearby. She enjoys writing about theology at Rebecca Writes and Out of the Ordinary.

Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada is the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, an organization that promotes Christian ministry in the disability community. Joni hosts the short-feature radio program “Joni and Friends,” has written over fifty books, has received the Gold Medallion Lifetime Achievement, and has been inducted into the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Follow Joni & Friends on Twitter @JoniandFriends.

Lindsey Wagstaffe

Lindsey Wagstaffe

Lindsey Wagstaffe's greatest passion is to see the glory of Christ, cherish Him unreservedly, and assist others in doing the same. She treasures the family and church that God has blessed her with, and lives outside of San Francisco with her parents and two younger sisters.

Jenny Walsh

Jenny Walsh

Jenny Walsh has been married for twenty-eight years and has four children. She worked as a family practice physician for many years, but now the Lord has led her into a discipleship and prayer ministry. She has lived in Columbia, South Carolina since 1995 when she and her husband were stationed there with the U.S. Army. She became a Christian the summer after graduating from high school and has been held by the Lord ever since.

Sarah Walton

Sarah Walton

Sarah Walton is a stay-at-home mom with four kids under nine years of age. She is the author, along with Kristen Wetherell, of Hope When It Hurts: Biblical Reflections to Help You Grasp God’s Purpose in Your Suffering. After a decade of trials and learning to walk with Christ as her entire family suffers with Lyme Disease, she shares how the gospel speaks into all areas of our lives and gives hope to our suffering. 

Liz Wann

Liz Wann

Liz Wann is a freelance writer who lives in Philadelphia with her husband, two sons, and a daughter on the way. She is Editor in Chief at Morning by Morning and regularly contributes to Desiring God, Think Christian, Christ and Pop Culture, and the ERLC. 

Candice Watters

Candice Watters

Candice Watters is a wife, mom, writer and speaker. She and her husband, Steve, created Boundless for Focus on the Family in 1998. In addition to her bi-weekly advice column, she is the assistant editor of the Family channel for CBMW.org. She is the author of Get Married: What Women Can Do to Help It Happen and co-author with Steve of Start Your Family: Inspiration for Having Babies.

Brook Wayne

Brook Wayne

Brook Wayne is the co-author of the book, Pitchin’ A Fit! Overcoming Angry & Stressed-Out Parenting. She is an author and conference speaker, a mother of nine children and the co-founder of Family Renewal Ministries.

Kristen Wetherell

Kristen Wetherell

Kristen Wetherell is a writer, Bible teacher, and the content manager at Unlocking the Bible. She is co-author of Hope When It Hurts: Biblical Reflections to Help You Grasp God’s Purpose in Your Suffering. She and her husband are members of The Orchard in Arlington Heights, Illinois. They have one sweet daughter, Joanna.

Shannon Wexelberg

Shannon Wexelberg

Shannon Wexelberg is a mountain-loving, God-pursuing, Colorado-based songwriter, artist, worship leader, wife, and mom, who has a blazing passion for the Lord’s presence and for helping lead others there. Studying theology & worship, Shannon graduated from both Dallas Baptist University and Christ for the Nations. She has written and recorded six worship projects of her own, which can be found at ShannonWexelberg.com. While Shannon can often be found ministering around the U.S. and abroad (including leading worship for Revive our Hearts!), her favorite place to be is on the home-front with her husband Mark, her son Christian, and her two orange tabbies, nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

Anna Clark Wiggins

Anna Clark Wiggins

Anna Clark Wiggins is a wife and middle school math teacher. She and her husband, Glenn, have one daughter, Clark Jaymes.

Lore Ferguson Wilbert

Lore Ferguson Wilbert

Lore Ferguson Wilbert is a writer, thinker, and learner. She blogs at Sayable.net, tweets @lorewilbert, and posts photos on Instagram @lorewilbert. She has a husband named Nate, a puppy named Harper Nelle, and too many books to read in one lifetime.

Jen Wilkin

Jen Wilkin

Jen Wilkin is a speaker, writer, and teacher of women’s Bible studies in Dallas, Texas. She and her family are members of The Village Church where she currently serves on staff. Jen writes and teaches the Flower Mound Women’s Bible Study, a 700-member interdenominational Bible study. Jen’s passion is to see women become articulate, committed followers of Christ, with a clear understanding of why they believe what they believe, grounded in the Word of God.

Laura Williams

Laura Williams

Laura (Shaffer) Williams is wife to Dennis and mom to four lively kids. In her single years, she was the Creative Services Manager for Revive Our Hearts. Now she gets to hang out all day with three-year Rachel (also known as Princess), help her elementary kids Lindsay and Joe with homework and 4-H, and encourage her middle-school-age son, Tim, with school and sports. Between keeping house, helping her husband with his business, and doing some graphic design work in her free time, life is a fast-paced adventure.

Dawn Wilson

Dawn Wilson

Dawn Wilson and her husband Bob live in Southern California. They have two married sons and three granddaughters. Dawn assists Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth with research and works with various departments at Revive Our Hearts. She is the founder and director of Heart Choices Today, publishes at Upgrade with Dawn, and is a regular columnist for Crosswalk.com. Dawn occasionally travels with her husband in ministry with Pacesetter Global Outreach.

Robert  Wolgemuth

Robert Wolgemuth

Dr. Robert Wolgemuth is the author of over twenty books, but has spent most of his career on the business side of the publishing industry. His credits include executive marketing and management positions in the magazine and book industry in Illinois and Texas, the presidency of a large Nashville book publisher, and the co-founding of a publishing company and literary agency.