Kristy is the author of Sanctified (A study of 1st & 2nd Peter), Redeemed (A Study of Hosea), and Appointed (A Study of Judges & Ruth). She organizes and teaches classes, retreats and seminars for teen girls and ladies. In addition to this, she is the mass media coordinator for the Dallas-area Lads-to-Leaders program. Kristy and her husband Lance live in Stonewall, Oklahoma on a little homestead with their two sweet daughters, Taylor and Makayla.
She and her husband Jonathan worship with the Jefferson St. church of Christ in Hobbs, NM where Johnathan serves as the Associate/Family Minister. They are blessed with four precious children which Lacy has the privilege of homeschooling. Lacy has an Associate’s Degree in Biblical Studies from the Bear Valley Bible Institute, a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development from Amridge University, and is currently pursuing licensure as a marriage and family therapist through Amridge University. She has been published in Christian Woman Magazine, Think Magazine, Queenly Quest and Kaio Publications and has spoken for various Ladies’ Days, Girl’s Youth Rallies and camps.
Jennifer Odom has been a Christian since October 2011. She lives in Fairfield, Illinios and worships at the Fairfield Church of Christ where her father is the minister. She is a 17-year-old senior in high school and plans to attend Freed-Hardeman University in the fall of 2017. She enjoys reading, crocheting, and Bible journaling. Jennifer’s favorite verse is Philippians 1:21. One day she wants to speak at ladies days, get involved with the mission field, and bring as many people as she can with her to heaven.
Karla Sparks, From the Heart of an Older Woman Editor
Karla Sparks grew up a preacher’s kid who said she’d never marry a preacher, then met Jason Sparks and quickly changed her mind! She’s been blessed to be a stay-at-home mom to Jody and Jayla (co-editor for Beyond The Foam here on CFYC!) and has recently discovered a love for cake decorating. She has taught Bible classes for 27 years, spoken in ladies days in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, and California, and recently became an instructor in the wives classes for the Brown Trail School of Preaching. Her husband Jason is the director for The Truth In Love television program, and Karla is a volunteer behind the scenes when they tape new episodes.
Kathy Pollard is a graduate of Faulkner University. Her husband, Neal, preaches for the Bear Valley church of Christ in Denver, CO. They have three sons—Gary, Dale, and Carl. Kathy is an instructor in the Women’s Program at the Bear Valley Bible Institute International, a director of Higher Ground (a Bible camp for teen girls), and the author of Return to Me—What to Do When Loved Ones Fall Away.
Gwendolyn Schnell, Mary Rose and Me Contributor
Gwendolyn (“Miss Gwen”) has been married to her wonderful, supportive husband Dan for 37+ years. They met and married at the Center Rd. Church of Christ in Saginaw Michigan. Dan graduated from the Bristol Road School of Biblical Studies in Flint Michigan 1978. They have been working with the Owasso church of Christ in Owasso Oklahoma for over 20 years where Dan is the pulpit minister. Gwen has 3 faithful children, (two sons and one daughter) who are married to and blessed by Christian spouses. Gwen is passionate about teaching children and has over 30 years of teaching experience from cradle roll all the way through adult ladies classes.
Erynn Sprouse is the author of Perfected: God’s Best Reserved For You (A Study of Hebrews). Erynn has been married to Jeremy since 1999. She earned her Associates from Adams State University and her Bachelor of Arts from Bear Valley Bible Institute of Denver. She is the creator of Come Fill Your Cup women’s ministry, including website and retreats. She has enjoyed speaking for ladies’ days and retreats in several states. She is a stay home, homeschooling mom to five boys and one girl in Dublin, Texas where Jeremy serves as the pulpit minister.