Marlena Graves is the author of A Beautiful Disaster: Finding Hope in the Midst of Brokenness (Brazos Press 2014). Hearts and Minds Books awarded it the Best Book on Spiritual Formation by a First Time Writer (2014). Marlena is also a bylined writer for Christianity Today and Our Daily Journey (Our Daily Bread Ministries). Her pieces have also appeared in Relevant and many other venues. She is the Minister of Pastoral Care at her church and an instructor at Winebrenner Seminary. She lives in NW Ohio with her husband and three daughters. Marlena’s latest post for The Mudroom: “The Place of Privilege in the Kingdom of God.“
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Join me as I discovermore of what is means to be full of faith and to follow Jesus. I contribute monthly here and to Missio Alliance . I am an identity scholar and love reimagining multi-ethnicity and encouraging its work in the church. I write, read, cook and art.