Also: A writer and reader of topics that start with grace, courage, and freedom. Speaker of hope and restoration. A firm believer in the power of Earl Grey, author of five books, Cubs fan, and intrepid traveler.
Things I have an unnatural love for: Middle-earth, chocolate marzipan, old musicals, and fish tacos.
What I know: BA from Washington University in English and Secondary Education. MDiv from Bethel University (summa cum laude) with concentration in Theology and preaching. Currently pursuing a DMin in Leading Church in a Changing Context, writing a thesis on intergenerational, interactive preaching for discipleship.
What I’m working on:
Just Hear Me Out: Conversations in the Generation Gap. A book, conversation style, between a baby boomer and a millennial about faith, church, leadership, and what we can finally agree on to move forward. Visit our site here.
How Not to Be Noticed: My High School Anti-Plan for Success. A young adult novel about fear, change, and illegal immigration, while still managing to be funny.
What I have published:
Plus contributing to two other books from Christianity Today and Lillenas Publishers, and lots of articles, blog posts, devotionals, and random rants.
Even more random stuff about Jill.