January 2007

Tracey Bianchi

Get to know Tracey Bianchi, one of our Gifted for Leadership editorial advisors.

Tracey Bianchi ministry leader and freelance writer who makes her home in the Chicago suburbs with her husband Joel, their three young children and sometimes, a trusty goldfish. Tracey serves as a pastor with women's ministry and worship teams at Christ Church of Oak Brook, a congregation with a weekly worship attendance of 2000+ located in the suburbs of Chicago where she ...

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Heidi Husted Armstrong

Get to know the Rev. Dr. Heidi Husted Armstrong, one of our Gifted for Leadership editorial advisors.

Heidi is an ordained pastor with the Presbyterian Church (USA), and has ministered in West Coast churches for more than two decades. Beginning in 1995, Heidi served as senior pastor for 10 years at the 1,200-member Columbia Presbyterian Church in Vancouver, Washington. With Heidi at Columbia Presbyterian's helm, the church became the largest Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation ...

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Priscilla Shirer

Priscilla Shirer is a BIBLE teacher. Through the expository teaching of the Word of God to women, her desire is to see women not only know the uncompromising truths of Scripture intellectually but experience them practically by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Priscilla is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary with a master's degree in Biblical Studies. She has been a conference ...

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Susan Arico

Susan Arico has worked with faith-based nonprofits for more than seven years. She has served as a consultant to organizations such as Prison Fellowship, The Salvation Army, Promise Keepers, Christian Management Association, American Bible Society, and others. Much of her work has centered on program development to benefit high-risk populations such as ex-prisoners, street ...

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Frederica Mathewes-Green

Frederica Mathewes-Green is a wide-ranging author whose work has appeared in such diverse publications as the Washington Post, Christianity Today, Smithsonian, the Los Angeles Times, First Things, Books & Culture, Sojourners, Touchstone, and the Wall Street Journal. She is a regular columnist for the multifaith web magazine Beliefnet.com, and she writes movie reviews for National ...

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Angie Ward

Get to know Angie Ward, one of our Gifted for Leadership editorial advisors.

Angie Ward is Professor of Leadership, Education & Discipleship and Associate Dean at Capital Seminary & Graduate School. Angie is passionate about helping leaders and organizations realize their full potential. She has a unique ability to see how little details fit into the big picture, and the steps needed to move toward greater effectiveness. Angie is a Contributing Editor ...

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Bonnie McMaken

Bonnie McMaken has a passion for serving the church, especially through the ministry of worship. She is one of the worship leaders at an evangelical Anglican church in the suburbs of Chicago and is deeply committed to the study and practice of worship as spiritual discipline and celebration for individuals and the church body.

Bonnie has also written for our sister site, ChristianBibleStudies.com ...

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Sara Bentley

Sara Bentley works as a Chaplain at Alvin C. York Hospital, Murfreesboro, TN. Prior to chaplaincy, Sara served for 9 years in the church. Her experience includes working as the College Director at Lake Avenue Church (Pasadena, CA), the Young Adult Pastor at Christ Community Church (Milpitas, CA), and the Pastor of Spiritual Formation at Faith Community Church (Santa Cruz, ...

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Rosalie de Rosset

Get to know Rosalie de Rosset, one of our Gifted for Leadership editorial advisors.

Rosalie de Rosset has been speaking to churches, adult Sunday school classes, book clubs, radio audiences, and conferences, for 25 years. She has served as a plenary and seminar speaker for writers' conferences and has spoken in chapel and led lectureships at various colleges. She has also spoken in Hawaii, New Zealand, Peru and Russia. She is a professor of Literature, English ...

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Lauren F. Winner

Get to know Lauren F. Winner, one of our Gifted for Leadership editorial advisors.

Lauren F. Winner, the former book editor for Beliefnet, is the author of three books: Girl Meets God, Mudhouse Sabbath, and most recently, Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity. She has appeared on PBS's Religion & Ethics Newsweekly and has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, and Christianity Today magazine. Her ...

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