Ellie Roscher is the Director of Youth and Story Development at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities and is a member of the Collegeville Institute Board. She is the author of two books: Play Like a Girl and How Coffee Saved My Life. Her writing can also be found in Beyond the Offering Plate, the Keeping the Faith Series, Embodied Faith, The Thoughtful Christian and several blogs. Ellie holds a B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, a M.A. from Luther Seminary, and a M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence. She lives in Minneapolis with her spouse and sons.