Stephanie Lobdell is a pastor and writer whose work has been published in Christianity Today, Women Leaders, Mutuality, Holiness Today, and Missio Alliance. She holds degrees from MidAmerica Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary. She has served as co-lead pastor with her husband for the past ten years in the Church of the Nazarene. Lobdell is now the Campus Pastor at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. In 2018, she attended the Exploring Identity and (Dis)belonging through the Personal Essay summer writing workshop at the Collegeville Institute.