Meet the Love Your Life Friday team!!!
Each Friday here on the blog one of our creative and encouraging #LoveYourLifeFriday contributors shares an idea that will help you to live your priorities and love your life. It might be a recipe, a DIY home project, a time management strategy, a spiritual growth tool, or an idea for your parenting. I hope these doable ideas with clear instructions will help you to use your life as a ministry to others!
Now, meet the members of our team:
Lynn Cowell is a Proverbs 31 speaker and the author of several books including her newest, Magnetic: Becoming the Girl He Wants. She has two releasing in 2017, Brave Beauty for tweens and Make Your Move: Finding Confidence Despite Your Fears and Failures for women.
Kenna Ehman is an award winning stylist from Charlotte, North Carolina. She specializes in color and is also a destination bridal hair and makeup artist. She has been voted Charlotte’s best stylist the last two years in a row. She is involved with local organizations who help fight human trafficking and offers her services to women who have been rescued to help them adjust back to normal life. When she’s not behind the chair she can be found leading a life group in her living room or out traveling the world with her best girlfriends.
Katie Farrell is a previous labor and delivery nurse who turned her passion for health into a full-time business and ministry, Dashing Dish! Katie’s greatest desire is to teach women about their identity in Christ and to inspire them to find a balance between spiritual and physical health, all while enjoying the journey!
Lindsey Feldpausch is the Content Coordinator and Ministry Manager for Proverbs 31 Ministries’ author & speaker Karen Ehman and the reviewer for family products & services at TheBetterMom.com. She is a spokeswoman for Jonathan Park Audio Adventures and social media manager at The Glorious Table. Her family lives just west of Grand Rapids, Michigan where her husband is a youth pastor and worship leader.
Nicki Koziarz is a Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker and best-selling author of the book and Lifeway Bible study 5 Habits of a Woman Who Doesn’t Quit. She is on staff with Proverbs 31 Ministries, where she gets to help lead thousands of women through their online Bible studies. Her family lives just outside Charlotte, NC where they own a farm affectionately called The Fixer Upper Farm.
Sarah Lundgren has a passion for all things sparkly, loves God with her whole heart, and is known to love Starbucks chai lattes a whole lot, too. Sarah is currently snuggled in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan with her sweet hubby, J. Her full-time job is making pretty things all day long for her Etsy business, so sarah designs, but she also loves writing devotionals at The Glorious Table.
Katina Miller has been married 14 years to her wonderful husband. Together they serve on the Marriage & Family Ministry team at their church. She is a busy mom of a Jr. High son and homeschools her daughter in their home in northeastern Ohio. She is also an Orthopedic nurse at a local hospital.
Chessa Moore is the wife of Ben and the mother to teens and near-teens: Sidney, Tyler and Katelyn. She’s the kind of girl who can’t sit still and always has to be creating something. Chessa loves to spend her summers in Michigan, on the beaches of Lake Michigan, enjoying the mild winters in North Carolina, and checking out God’s creative handiwork every place in between.
Summer Saldana is one of those women who certainly isn’t trying to hide anything — except maybe what is behind her beloved bangs. She is refreshingly open about her mommy meltdowns (she has 2 children, but one is strong willed, so it’s more like 4), her faith, and her obsession with bargain shopping and makeup/skincare hauls. But whether it’s through writing, speaking, or the missions work she & her family do, Summer’s greatest passion is connecting with others.
Clare Smith lives with her husband and 2 children in Northeast Ohio. She is a certified fitness instructor and teaches Pilates and group fitness classes at her church and local university. Clare’s passion (outside of raising and nurturing her children and home) is motivating women of all ages and stages of life to live well physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Amanda Wells is the proud wife of a smokin’ hot third-generation farmer, and they have taken Psalm 127:5 literally, raising their quiverful of six kids on the farm. She loves baking, reading, writing, and arithmetic (kidding!). Amanda writes about faith, homeschooling on the farm, and family life at farmwyfe.com.
April Wilson is from a small Midwestern town in Michigan where she has lived since she was in elementary school. She married her high school sweetheart and has two young adult children As a family they love to camp. When she’s not working full-time at her “real job,” she escapes from the everyday stresses of life through sewing and crafting. You can find her Etsy shop here.