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ISSUE NO. 5 WRITERS


Kimberley Suchta

The Anything-But-Average Christian Woman

Kimberley has the unique role of being the wife to Mark, who is an inner city police officer as well as a lay pastor at their church. She is a stay at home mom to their five children. You can often find her in paint splattered shirts as she refurbishes old furniture in between making meals, running her kids to football and band practice, and writing on her blog. She has a passion to share how the gospel changes marriage, parenting, friendship and suffering. She longs to be a voice for the weak and weary and finds great joy in encouraging others by pointing them to Jesus in her writing. You can find more of her articles at kimberleysuchta.com

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Mikkee Hall

Just Me

Mikkee Hall recently relocated to Denver via Washington DC taking only what would fit in her car. She packed the cinnamon, but inexplicably left her hairbrush behind. She works as the Content Editor for MOPS International, and in her spare time loves to travel. You can find more of her articles at ohmygodmother.wordpress.com.

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Rachel Coker

Total Eclipse of Our Hearts

Rachel Coker is a nineteen-year-old writer and dreamer who believes we are all created as storytellers in God's image. In high school she published two young adult novels with Zondervan, but these days she travels, learns, and writes about her experiences at rachelcoker.com.

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Alisa Nelson

The Weight of Joy

Alisa Nelson lives with her husband, Eric, and two kiddos in Minneapolis, MN, where she trains women out of her home part-time and tries to keep her daughter from eating every raspberry in sight full-time. She pursues everyday strength; the kind that comes from carrying car seats and remaining joyful, no matter the season. She loves to encourage and equip other women in their own pursuit of everyday strength and does this at strengthcollective.com.

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Lindsey Wallace

Blooming Through & Through

Lindsey is currently a college student, majoring in early-childhood education, who carries a passion for learning from others and every situation that comes her way. She loves all things creative but painting and writing [on her blog (paintingthelimitlesssky.blogspot.com)] allow her freedom of the heart and mind and give her the opportunity to inspire others to be courageous in a world of fear through mediums other than conversation.

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Mara Clements

Nothing to Lose

Mara's greatest passion is the proclamation of the Gospel to those burdened by sin and broken by the Law. A self-proclaimed geek, she loves reading, research and writing and questions everything. She lives with her very patient husband, Shane, and two hilarious little boys, Malakai and Ezra, in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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Jordan Marie McMullen

When Going Seems Too Far

Jordan currently lives in Louisville, KY where she runs her own small business (ThistleThreadDesign.etsy.com), writes about her experiences upon returning from Africa (jordaninafrica.com), and hits up a weekly rotation of local thrift stores to rummage around for magical treasures. She is currently engaged to a man much more patient than she, and together they are planning their move back to Uganda where they will serve the Lord and their family together.

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Eilee Repka

Unstoppable

Eilee Repka is a Behavioral Science major at Ambrose University and is currently doing life with some beautiful people in Calgary, Alberta. She's a vegetarian with a deep affection for hummus, coffee, and essential oils. She's a lover of community and is passionate about seeing people realize their God-given potential. You can follow her adventures on Instagram at @accordingtoeilee or through the hashtag #GreatSkiesCollective.

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Mindy Larsen

Kicking Fear to the Curb

Mindy is a wife, kitty mama, lover of award show red carpets, donuts, temporary tattoos, and Jesus. She lives with her husband Chris in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and pursues her passion for writing over at loveminblog.com.

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Crystal Stine

A Legacy of Fearless and Free

Crystal Stine is passionate about living authentically, chasing joy, and encouraging women to savor the season God has them in while they discover what they're created to do for the Kingdom. Author of "Creative Basics: 30 Days to Awesome Social Media Art," Crystal works full-time as the Editorial & Marketing Manager at (in)courage and shares encouragement at her blog, crystalstine.me.

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Courtney Hodges

Set My Feet Upon A Rock

Courtney Hodges is a college student enjoying living on the Central Coast. She takes any chance she can to grab coffee with friends, and enjoys filling her free time with reading and outside adventures.

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Lauren Hlushak

Out of Ashes

Lauren Hlushak is married to the dreamy bearded man and lives in Colorado spending her days raising her daughter. She has a heart for discipleship and develops discipleship resources at sheprovesfaithful.com.

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Jess Puccinelli

Launching Hope

You can learn more about Haute-Hope at Haute-hope.com.

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Charis Granger-Mbugua

Whispers of Peace

Charis Granger-Mbugua is a high school English teacher who loves a good story, a good meal, and a good night's sleep. She lives in Clarksburg, MD with her husband, Peter, and one-year-old son, Micah. Born in Trinidad and raised in Georgia, Charis enjoys spending time with family, watching Micah grow, and finding precious moments to laugh with her husband. More than anything, Charis loves the Lord and desires to raise a God-fearing son who will one day come to know and love Jesus for himself. She recently started blogging about her experiences as a new mom at mommiesneedgrace.com.
http://www.mommiesneedgrace.com/

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Emily Lauren Townsend

Restless Recognitions

Emily Lauren Townsend is a 21 year old lover of Jesus, words, coffee, and creation. She resides in Birmingham, Alabama and works in full-time ministry. Emily is the founder of @daughterofdelight and holds a deep passion for empowering women toward Kingdom advancement through helping them learn how to live fully alive with an awareness of the instilled potential our Maker has placed within us all.

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Emily Moore

Break Me into Freedom

Emily Moore resides in Frederick, MD, with her 7-year-old puppy and three fun-loving roommates. Emily works in Marketing for a farm-to-fork dairy operation in Maryland. She has a passion for living fully through honest and deep examination and finds joy in seeing the intimacy of God in her everyday life.

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Melissa Zetts Coley

A Mother Makes Room

Silly, passionate, and easily excited by things like stationery and kittens, Melissa is a fitness instructor and a special educator at a Maryland high school. She has one impractical degree and one practical one, a great love for painting and poetry and an equally great aversion to all things Math-related. She's eager to embark on adventures with her philosopher husband Scott, who makes her laugh more than anyone else she knows. They live in the mountains of Maryland with their three cats, Mowgli, Stella, and Heathcliff.

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Christine T. Wilson

Bold Pleas

Christine has been married for six years to her wise, handsome college sweetheart, Scott. She teaches high school English in Maryland and enjoys taking eating tours, decorating her home and classroom, and sharing and listening to stories with family and friends.
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