is the author of Freefall to Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of Meaning and You Are Free: Be Who You Already Are (releasing February 21, 2017.) She is a mother of three, wife of one, and dog walker of two living in Nashville. She's an old soul with a contemporary, honest voice who puts a new face on the struggles women face as they seek to live a life of meaning. Through emotive writing and speaking, Rebekah reveals her own battles to overcome anxiety, depression, and consumer impulses--challenging women to discover and boldly pursue the calling God has for them. As a self-confessed mess, Rebekah wears her heart on her sleeve, a benefit to friends and readers alike.
Alongside her husband, Gabe, Rebekah serves as cofounder of Q Ideas, a non-profit that convenes and equips Christians to influence culture. As founder of Q Women, Rebekah's passion is to embolden women to live their unique calling as they thoughtfully engage faith, relationships, and their community. She connects women who are leading in their own right and sees Q Women as a place where everyone belongs and everyone is needed. Her favorite pastime is interacting with readers face-to-face with a discriminating cup of coffee in hand.
has fashioned an exceptional teaching style that touches the heart and encourages the soul — thus inspiring her to found Fashion Meets Faith Ministries. Completely convicted of God's love and His mandate to "go and tell", Shari has committed her life to using her time and talent to encourage others. She has been blessed with a wide range of opportunities to communicate her passion for Christ and her passion for building women's self-esteem through fashion.
As a successful image consultant, she saw first hand that women didn't recognize the beauty that God gave them. And they lacked the tools to dress themselves with style and confidence. "Women often judge themselves based on the world's standards and are forever coming up short." Shari enjoys mornings on the porch with her huz, Dave; watching her son, Luke, play basketball; sitting all curled up with her 3 cats and a good book; and prayer time while listening to worship music.
(pronounced “love-air”), grew up all over the US, but she claims Texas and Louisiana as her home states. She went to Mississippi College for her Bible degree and then attended New Orleans Theological Seminary to earn an MA in Marriage and Family Counseling in 1999, a ThM (Master of Theology) in 2002, and a PhD in Marriage and Family Counseling in 2005. Tasha is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Executive Director of Broom Tree Counseling. She is a conference speaker, a worship leader, and an author. She is also on the Advisory Council of the Ecclesia Network, a relational network of churches, leaders and movements that seek to equip, partner, and multiply missional churches and movements.
Together with her husband, Tim, she enjoys leading worship, eating, traveling, dancing, dreaming, and playing with their kids. They have three beautiful daughters, Elle, Zoe, and Ashton, and a dog named Gumbo. Tasha and Tim are part of the Vineyard Church of New Orleans. Tasha is the leader of Vineyard U, a ministry with college-aged adults. She also works with 7th-12th grade students with Tim, who is the Pastor of Students.
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