In 1999, Rosaria Champagne Butterfield was a tenured English professor at Syracuse University, a skeptic of all things Christianity, and in a committed lesbian relationship. Her academic specialty was Queer Theory, a postmodern form of gay and lesbian studies. Today Butterfield is a mother of four, a homemaker, and wife of a Presbyterian pastor named Kent. They live in Durham, North Carolina. You can read more about Rosaria's incredible story, by visiting here.
Trillia Newbell is a wife, mom, and writer who loves Jesus. It’s because of this love that she has a love for others and desires to share the gospel and encourage people where and when possible. You can regularly read her writings on faith and family in her local paper, The Knoxville News-Sentinel, and she has written guest posts on the websites and blogs Desiring God, True Woman, The Gospel Coaltion, and the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. In November 2011, she launched a Christian women’s blog style e-zine, Women of God Magazine, where she is the managing editor. She is a fitness professional and frequently writes on fitness. Her work has been featured on Livestrong.com, The Healthy Living Extra Magazine, The Knoxville Magazine, and American Fitness Magazine. Newbell has two forthcoming books to be published by Moody Publishers. Her greatest love besides God is her family. She is happily married to her best friend and love, Thern, and has two children. You can read more about Trillia, by visiting here.
Holly Stratton, mother of two, is wife of Dr. Dick Stratton, the former president of Clearwater Christian College (Clearwater, FL). She earned a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics Education from Bob Jones University (BJU) and a master’s degree in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia. She taught family and personal management courses at BJU for 18 years as well as a Christian womanhood series for the Homesat network. During the Stratton's time in Florida, Holly taught several classes at Clearwater and was active in mentoring college students. Holly has been a featured speaker at every Grace & Truth Conference.
Lina AbuJamra is a Pediatric ER doctor, author, and speaker. Her passion is to apply her life-saving, decision-making, and hope-giving skills from the Emergency Room to rescue and recover people from spiritually deadly situations. Lina shares stories of faith at her popular blog, livingwithpower.org. She has written two books: Thrive: The Single Life as God Intended, and Stripped: When God’s Call Turns from Yes to Why Me? Lina lives alone in Chicago, although she does have many friends. You can connect with her daily at livingwithpower.org