MICHELLE LAYER RAHAL is a published educational consultant and former news radio journalist who holds an undergraduate degree in Theater Arts and a graduate degree in Education. Most recently, she served as the youth and family ministry director of her church before devoting herself full-time to writing for God’s kingdom purposes. The Indie-award winning author of Straining Forward is passionate about spiritual formation and publishes a regular blog on providence and perseverance. She enjoys rainy days with a good cup of coffee and a non-fiction book. Michelle lives in the Washington, DC area with her fun-loving husband, Greg.
Jessica Hottle is a faith-based fitness coach, podcast host, best-selling author, and speaker with a heart for teaching women how to