True Woman Bloggers

Past Bloggers

Lina Abujamra

Lina Abujamra

Lina Abujamra is a Pediatric ER doctor, now practicing telemedicine, and founder of Living With Power Ministries and She Gives Hope. Her vision is to bring hope to the world by connecting biblical answers to everyday life. A popular Bible teacher, blogger, and conference speaker, she is the author of several books and the host of the Living With Power Hope Podcast. Lina is on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis and has led in providing both medical expertise as well as spiritual encouragement in a time of uncertainty. 

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.

 

Brittany Allen

Brittany Allen

Brittany Allen is a disciple of Jesus, wife to James, and mama to three babies in heaven lost through miscarriage. She exists to bring God glory and prays her writing is an avenue for that. She longs to encourage women to think and live biblically, making Christ their ultimate Treasure in every circumstance.

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/

Susi Bixby

Susi Bixby

Susi is married to Mateo, and she loves her three gifts from God: Aaron, Ana, and David. Desiring to live God’s design for her life, she strives to dedicate most of her energy to her home and family. She has the privilege of being a pastor’s wife at Grace Baptist Church in Juárez, Nuevo León, Mexico. She also enjoys teaching classes and counseling female students at the Christian University of the Americas in Monterrey, Mexico. She loves to study and share the Word of God because it is “living and effective” to perfect each believer.

Laura Booz

Laura Booz

Laura Booz is a writer, teacher, and podcaster who encourages women to love God, think biblically, and live vibrantly. She'll cheer you on, share practical ideas, and point out the beautiful ways God is working in your life. She’s delighted to host the Expect Something Beautiful podcast with Revive Our Hearts and to be writing her first book. She and her husband, Ryan, and their six children make their home in Pennsylvania. Meet her at LauraBooz.com.

Micayla Brickner

Micayla Brickner

Micayla is a big fan of sunrises, donuts, adventures, and finding joy in everyday moments. She loves encouraging others with the truth and wonder of the gospel. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her with her nose in a book, coffee mug in hand, or daydreaming about her next trip to the beach. Micayla serves on staff with Revive Our Hearts, and lives in the Midwest with her husband, Adam.

Christy Britton

Christy Britton

Christy Britton is the content editor for Acts 29. She's a member of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, and serves as the discipleship classes coordinator. She's married to Stephen, and they’re raising four boys together. You can follow her on Twitter.

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.

Lindsey Carlson

Lindsey Carlson

Lindsey Carlson is a pastor's wife and the mother of five children. She serves in ministry alongside her husband in Baltimore, Maryland, where they planted Imprint Community Church in 2017. She enjoys teaching and discipling women in her local church and through writing and public speaking. She is the author of Growing in Godliness: A Teen Girl's Guide to Maturing in Christ (Crossway, 2019). 

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. A self-employed web designer, he lives in the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario with his wife and three children.

Colleen Chao

Colleen Chao

Colleen Elisabeth Chao is a freelance editor and the author of the children’s book on suffering, Out of the Shadow World. She blogs about God's kindness to her through the unexpected chapters of her story, including singleness, depression, and cancer. She makes her home in Southern California with her husband Eddie and their son.

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 the author of Motherhood Without All the Rules: Trading Stressful Standards for Gospel Truths. When motherhood overwhelmed her, God drew her closer to him through writing her first book, Unsupermommy. It is her joy to disciple women in her local church, through her writing, and as content director for Well-Watered Women. You may have read or heard Maggie before on The Gospel Coalition, Risen Motherhood, Revive Our Hearts, The Journeywomen Podcast, and more. 

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.

Sheila Dougal

Sheila Dougal

Sheila Dougal is a forty-something wife of twenty-five years to James and mom to two high-school-aged sons in Surprise, Arizona. She is a registered nurse serving broken people at her local hospital. She treasures her local church, Valley Life Surprise, and teaching children the gospel there. She writes about her hope in Jesus, marriage, parenting, depression, nursing, and poetry at her blog Sojourning Sheila. 

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. 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.

Holly Elliff

Holly Elliff

Holly Elliff is the wife of Dr. Bill Elliff, pastor of The Summit Church in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Married for over 35 years, she has eight children and (almost) four grandchildren. Holly speaks at women's retreats and seminars, and is a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts radio program.

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.

Connie Erisman

Connie Erisman

Connie Erisman has worked in newspaper publishing for over thirty years, and she is a contributing writer to Christian Woman magazine. Her passion is to study the Bible with women who are seeking. She teaches Bible classes to women and children and invests in teens each summer at a Christian camp with her husband. Whenever possible, she can be found outdoors—hiking, bending over flower beds, and taking in the beauty of God’s creation—and enjoying her ten grandchildren.

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.

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse and her husband, Phil, have been married nearly four decades. They have three children and six really adorable grandchildren. Elyse has a Master's Degree in Biblical Counseling, is the author of sixteen books, and is a frequent retreat and conference speaker. Together with her husband she worships at Valley Center Community Church in Southern California, where he is an elder.

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.

Katherine Forster

Katherine Forster

Katherine Forster is a teenager who serves as lead writer and managing editor for TheRebelution.com, an online platform that reaches hundreds of thousands of Christian teens, parents, and youth workers. She is a spotlight member of the Young Writers Workshop and a National Bible Bee champion. She writes on the importance of serious Bible study for teens.

Christina Fox

Christina Fox

Christina Fox received her Masters in Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She serves on the PCA’s national women’s ministry team and is the editor of their blog, enCourage. She is a speaker, writer, and author of several books, including: Closer Than a SisterIdols of a Mother’s Heart, and Sufficient Hope: Gospel Meditations and Prayers for Moms

 

Heidi Jo Fulk

Heidi Jo Fulk

Heidi Jo desires to know and live God’s Word, then teach and challenge other women to do the same. Heidi and her husband, Dan, live in Michigan with their four children and she leads women's ministries at her church.

Gloria Furman

Gloria Furman

Gloria Furman (MACE, Dallas Theological Seminary) lives in the Middle East where her husband, Dave, serves as the pastor of Redeemer Church of Dubai. She is the author of many books, including Missional MotherhoodTreasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full; and Glimpses of Grace.

Elisha Galotti

Elisha Galotti

Elisha lives in Toronto, Canada, a city she loves and longs to see won for Christ. Her husband, Justin, shares her heart for their city and is thankful that God brought him to be the pastor of West Toronto Baptist Church. Though Elisha spends most of her time mothering her three wonderful and funny little ones, she is a lover of the arts and teaches ballet part-time. 

Carrie Gaul

Carrie Gaul

Carrie Gaul is a biblical correspondent for Revive Our Hearts.  She and her husband Dennis have two married children and are enjoying grandchildren.  Carrie has a deep love for God's Word and a passion to see women grow in ever-increasing intimacy with Jesus through the study and application of His Word. Carrie is the author of Joy in the Midst, a Bible study on Philippians.

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.

Maggie Getz

Maggie Getz

Maggie is a wife, mom, writer, and editor. She spent four years working in New York City’s fast-paced magazine industry, while the Lord worked on her heart and drew her into a real relationship with Him. She’s since had roles in both ministry and marketing in Nashville, Tennessee. Now living in Colorado with her husband and young son, Maggie is passionate about sharing God’s Word and all He’s done in her life through her writing.

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.

Linda Green

Linda Green

Linda Green is the former Director of Women's Ministries at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church. She has been married to her husband, Ray, for over three decades, and has three adult children and several grandchildren. She enjoys writing articles that help women live out the gospel according to their God-given design and purpose.

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the best-selling author, speaker, and founder of True Girl (formerly Secret Keeper Girl), America's most popular Christian tween event. She has authored over 20 books that have been translated into 12 languages, including And the Bride Wore White, and Lies Girls Believe. Considered one of the leading experts on the subjects of sexual theology and parenting tweens and teens, her resources have equipped over one million moms and leaders as they seek to raise their girls in confidence and Truth. She has appeared on CNN, Fox News, and the TEDx stage. She lives on a hobby farm in State College, Pennsylvania with her husband, Bob, and over 20 animals. 

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 Hall makes her home with her pastor-husband and six children in a rural community in the Bible belt. She spends her days homeschooling and chauffeuring her kiddos, dreaming up family road trips, and curling up with a tall glass of sweet tea and a good book. She loves talking with women, sharing how Jesus has transformed her heart, swapping stories of life and ministry, and finding encouragement and laughter for the journey.

Contact Monica at MHall@ROHAmbassador.com

Jeanne Harrison

Jeanne Harrison

Jeanne Harrison grew up as a missionary kid in the Philippines. Today, a frequent blogger and author, Jeanne is passionate about sharing her experiences and wisdom with potential world changers. She lives with her husband Clint and their four daughters in Macon, Georgia, where Clint serves as an executive pastor at a local church. When she’s not writing or changing diapers, Jeanne loves to teach, drink coffee on the back deck with Clint, and play a fierce game of ping pong!

Maryanne Helms

Maryanne Helms

Maryanne Helms is married to Pat and is mom to four beautiful children. She has a passion for encouraging women and loves doing ministry in the suburbs of Atlanta: in her neighborhood and in the local public schools. Maryanne is thrilled to write for True Woman, as she has spent years preparing meals for her family while being "fed" by Nancy's podcasts.

Jenn Hesse

Jenn Hesse

Jenn Hesse is a writer, wife, and mother of two sons. She is the content developer at a national infertility support ministry called Waiting in Hope, and she has a passion for equipping others to know Christ through His Word. She writes at jennhesse.com and other Christian publications.

Sarah Holdren

Sarah Holdren

Sarah resides in West Virginia, where she nannies for a wonderful family with two kids. When she's not chasing after little ones, she enjoys a good cup of tea, reading, time spent with good friends, and getting outdoors with her dog. God has given her a passion to see members of the Body of Christ embrace their calling to love one another and reflect Christ to the world through embracing the Truth of Scripture and relying on the Holy Spirit.

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.

Christel Humfrey

Christel Humfrey

Christel is a follower of Jesus, wife to Clint and mom to three boys. In 2013, she was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition that caused her life to become a little more messy. She is thankful that no trial can steal her spiritual inheritance and that God’s grace is better than even the greatest earthly joy. Trained in classical singing, Christel is now married to a cowboy, who also happens to be her pastor. Christel makes her home in Calgary, Canada, and spends her days with three mischievous little boys. 

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt is the widow of Gene Hunt, the mother of three and grandmother of thirteen, and former Coordinator of Women’s Ministry for the Presbyterian Church in America. She has written several books for women, including Life-Giving Leadership co-authored with Karen Hodge, and Aging with Grace: Flourishing in an Anti-Aging Culture, co-authored with Sharon Betters. She loves time with her family, sitting on her porch with younger women, and tending the flowers her grandsons help her plant in her yard.

Kim Jaggers

Kim Jaggers

God has opened doors for Kim Jaggers to minister to women as a speaker, writer, and ministry leader. Kim loves Jesus with all her heart and has a passion for others to develop a real, run-to-Him relationship and to crave God's Word as she does . . . "more than chocolate."

Kim authors an internationally received e-devotional entitled "Single Moment," and has recently released the book Truth to Hold On To. She has served as a guest blogger for Lifeway's Women Reaching Women. Kim's compelling story has also been featured on Revive our Hearts. She lives and laughs often with her family near Knoxville, Tennessee. 

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.

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally-renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies, including Conversation Peace, Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone Wild, and The Right Kind of Strong.

Mary and her husband, Brent, have three sons and six grandchildren and live in Alberta, Canada. The Kassians enjoy biking, hiking, snorkeling, music, board games, mountains, campfires, and their family’s black lab, General Beau.

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.

Mindy Kroesche

Mindy Kroesche

Mindy and her husband, Jon make their home in the heartland of Lincoln, Nebraska. They’ve been blessed with a son and daughter who remind them daily of God’s goodness and grace. Mindy is a stay-at-home mom who has the privilege of working part-time for Revive Our Hearts from home. She has degrees in journalism and French and has worked in ministry for over twenty years.

Brianna Lambert

Brianna Lambert

Brianna Lambert is a wife and mom to three who makes her home in the cornfields of Indiana. She is a staff writer for Gospel-Centered Discipleship, and contributes to various online publications. Find more of her writing paired with her husband’s photography at LookingToTheHarvest.com or follow her on Twitter.

Diane Langberg

Diane Langberg

Dr. Diane Langberg is globally recognized for her 45 years of clinical work with trauma victims. She has trained caregivers on six continents in responding to trauma and to the abuse of power. She also directs her own counseling practice in Jenkintown, PA, Diane Langberg, Ph.D. & Associates, which includes fifteen therapists with multiple specialties. Among Dr. Langberg’s books are Counsel for Pastors’ Wives, Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse, On the Threshold of Hope (with accompanying workbook), In Our Lives First: Meditations for Counselors and Suffering the Heart of God: How Trauma Destroys and Christ Restores.

Dr. Langberg is co-leader of the Global Trauma Recovery Institute housed at Biblical Theological Seminary. She is on the board of G.R.A.C.E. (Godly Reponse to Abuse in a Christian Environment). She serves as Co-Chair for American Bible Society’s Trauma Advisory Council.

Dr. Langberg is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Achievements from Taylor University., the American Association of Christian Counselors Caregiver Award, The Distinguished President’s award, and the Philadelphia Council of Clergy’s Christian Service Award.

She is married and has two sons and four grandchildren.

Katy Langley

Katy Langley

Katy Langley is a passionate leader whose years of experience in ministry, humor, spontaneity, ridiculous tall height, and drive to know God more has allowed her to connect to diverse communities of all ages. Expressing the Lord through music and worship is a big part of her heart, as well as continually learning—she is currently a student at North Park Theological Seminary. Katy is based in Redwood City, California, working in student ministry at Peninsula Covenant Church.

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 May Larmoyeux

Mary May Larmoyeux

Mary and her husband, Jim, live near Little Rock, Ark. She loves anything to do with the great outdoors or with her growing family—just ask about her grandchildren.

A former writer for FamilyLife, Mary never tires of telling true stories about how God changes lives and legacies.  She also enjoys leading workshops about faith and grandparenting. She has written several books and is the co-author of The Grandparent Connection: 365 Ways to Connect With Your Grandchild’s Heart. 

Bob Lepine

Bob Lepine

Bob Lepine has been married to Mary Ann since 1979. Together, they have five children. Bob is the Vice President of Content, Chief Creative Officer, and co-host of FamilyLife Today. He's the author of numerous articles and books, serves on the Advisory Board for Revive Our Hearts, and emcees the True Woman Conferences.

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.  

 

Leslie Ludy

Leslie Ludy

Leslie Ludy is a bestselling author and speaker with a passion for helping women become set-apart for Christ. She and her husband Eric have published more than twenty books with well over a million copies in print and translations in over a dozen languages, including When God Writes Your Love Story, Authentic Beauty, and Set Apart Femininity. Her newest book, The Set-Apart Woman, was released in 2015. Eric and Leslie live in Windsor, Colorado with their six precious kiddos. 

Holly Mackle

Holly Mackle

Holly Mackle is the curator of the mom humor collaboration Same Here, Sisterfriend, Mostly True Tales of Misadventures in Motherhood and author of the family Advent devotional Little Hearts, Prepare Him Room. She has contributed to TGC, the Better Mom, and the enCourage blog. Holly’s realtor husband, David, can plate a Lean Pocket like a James Beard Award winner, and together they wrangle two young girls in Birmingham.

Paula Marsteller

Paula Marsteller

Paula Marsteller is a gifted communicator with a tenacious commitment to Scripture coupled with a compassionate, loving voice. She enjoys connecting with and welcoming people so they feel safe, valued, and deeply loved. People describe her as “wise,” “relatable,” and "fiercely gentle."

God has captured Paula’s heart, and she is passionate about sharing life-changing, gospel truths through the lens of her everyday, ordinary life as a wife, mom, neighbor, and church member. Paula is an insatiably curious, lifelong learner, so beware: she tends to ask a lot of questions of everyone near her (being careful not to overwhelm).
She served with Revive Our Hearts for fifteen years and wrote Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom. You can catch her writing on PaulaWrites.com.
Carolyn McCulley

Carolyn McCulley

In 2009, Carolyn started Citygate Films, a documentary film company where she is a producer/director. Prior to that, Carolyn served as the media specialist for Sovereign Grace Ministries, worked in corporate communications, and was a television and commercial film producer. She is a frequent conference speaker and has authored several books.

 

Kelly Needham

Kelly Needham

Kelly Needham is married to singer/songwriter and speaker Jimmy Needham. She first began writing and speaking to his fan base in 2008 as they traveled together and has since garnered a much wider platform. Kelly is a regular contributor for the True Woman blog and is author of the upcoming book Friendish: Reclaiming Real Friendship in a Culture of Confusion. She has been on staff at two different churches, serving in youth, college, and women's ministry. Whether writing or speaking, Kelly’s aim is to convince as many people as possible that nothing compares to knowing Jesus. She and Jimmy live in the Dallas area with their three children, Lively, Sophia, and Benjamin. You can find more of her writing and speaking at kellyneedham.com or follow her on social media.

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell is the author of several books, including If God Is For Us, Fear and Faith, and the kids’ book God’s Very Good Idea. She is married to her best friend, Thern, and they live with their two children near Nashville, Tennessee. Learn more about her at trillianewbell.com.

Samantha Nieves

Samantha Nieves

Samantha loves lazy lake days, strong coffee, and writing about the ways Jesus transforms our everyday messes into beautiful stories. She digs the four seasons in northern Indiana, is probably wearing a Notre Dame crew neck, and serves as the social media manager on the Revive Our Hearts staff. She writes often at the Lies Young Women Believe blog.

Jani Ortlund

Jani Ortlund

Jani Ortlund is a well-known writer and conference speaker. She is the wife of Raymond Ortlund Jr., who is an author, a former seminary professor and pastor, and the president at Renewal Ministries. Jani, a former schoolteacher, holds a master’s degree in education and serves as executive vice president at Renewal Ministries (ortlund.net). The Ortlunds have four children and fifteen grandchildren.

Catherine Parks

Catherine Parks

Catherine Parks is an author and Bible teacher who lives in Nashville, TN with her husband, two children, and a cute dog named Ollie. You can find more of her writing at cathparks.com.

Shannon Popkin

Shannon Popkin

Shannon is a writer and speaker, who loves to blend her gifts for storytelling and humor with her passion for God’s Word. She is the author of Comparison Girl, Control Girl, and Influence. Shannon is from west Michigan and is happy to be sharing life with Ken, who makes her laugh every single day. Together, they have the joy of parenting two college students, a high schooler, plus two adorable shih tzus.

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!

Courtney Reissig

Courtney Reissig

Courtney is a pastor’s wife, mother, freelance writer, and blogger. She was born in California, grew up in Texas, and did a couple of stints in Michigan before finally graduating from Northwestern College (MN) with a degree in English. After doing some graduate study at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, she met her husband, fell in love, and now lives in Little Rock, AR with their twin boys. They moved to Arkansas to help plant Midtown Baptist Church, where her husband serves as one of the pastors.

Leanna Shepard

Leanna Shepard

Leanna worked on staff with Revive Our Hearts from 2014 to 2019. She loves a cup of hot tea with a good book, experimenting in the kitchen with a new recipe, and cheering for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Erin Straza

Erin Straza

Erin is a word enthusiast, language lover, and punctuation activist. Her zeal for all things wordy is only trumped by her passion for the unchanging Living Word. Erin longs to see women dive deep into God’s Word so their hearts will be progressively redeemed, restored, and rested by the Lord Jesus Christ. Living in central Illinois with her husband, Mike, Erin helps organizations tell their stories in authentic and compelling ways through writing, editing, and marketing communications consulting.

Lindsay Swartz

Lindsay Swartz

Lindsay serves at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) as the managing editor of content. She completed her Master of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She's navigating single life in her thirties and loves movies, traveling, good food, coffee shops, girly things, and sports. She lives in Nashville, TN and is loving every minute of living in Music City.

Karen Waddles

Karen Waddles

Karen is assistant to the publisher at Moody Publishers, a conference speaker, and contributing author to Our Voices: Issues Facing Black Women in America and The Women of Color Study Bible. She and her husband, George, who has been a pastor for the past 35 years, have four grown children and nine grandchildren. Her greatest joy is seeing women experience the fruit of God's blessings when they apply the principles of biblical womanhood to their lives.

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.

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. 

Carrie Ward

Carrie Ward

Carrie is just an "ordinary" mom with a heart for her husband, children, and her extraordinary God. Although she’s a longtime follower of Jesus and an active church member, she always struggled with reading the Bible daily. But through God's loving providence, she went from an inconsistent devotional life to a regular time of reading and meditating on Scripture. How? God used her children. In the company of these lively, happy little people, God took a discipline that had been a struggle and made it an immeasurable joy.

Read more by Carrie at CarrieWard.com.

Darla Wilkinson

Darla Wilkinson

Darla and her husband, Michael, reside in Cambridge, MA. In 2005 she earned a Master’s of Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Seminary. For over a decade Darla has enjoyed the privilege of pointing women to the beauty and glory of Christ through service in women’s ministry, public speaking, and biblical counseling. Darla jumps at any chance to spend time with her husband or enjoy good food and meaningful conversation with friends.

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 besides writing for TrueWoman.com—she also writes “wiki-type” answers at Christianity.com and is a regular columnist for Crosswalk.com. Dawn occasionally travels with her husband in ministry with Pacesetter Global Outreach.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than four million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.