Sarah Bessey is the author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed books “Jesus Feminist” and “Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith.”
She is a sought-after speaker at churches, conferences, and universities around the world. She is also a popular and frequent podcast guest appearing on LEAD Stories, The Bible for Normal People. RELEVANT, Sorta Awesome, The Road Back to You, and many others.
Along with her friend and colleague, Rachel Held Evans, Sarah is the curator and host of the Evolving Faith Conference.
Sarah also serves as President of the Board for Heartline Ministries in Haiti. Based in Port au Prince, Heartline is committed to empowering Haitian families through complete maternal and infant health care, education, vocational training, and economic development.
A former award-winning blogger, Sarah has also contributed to the NIV Bible for Women: Fresh Insights for Thriving in Today’s World; Mother Letters: Sharing the Laughter, Joy, Struggles, and Hope; Soul Bare: Stories of Redemption; and What a Woman is Worth. Her writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The High Calling, Conversations Journal, ChurchLeaders.com, CT Women: Christianity Today’s Blog for Women, Today’s Christian Woman, and she has commented on religion, feminism, and faith deconstruction for The Atlantic, The Christian Post, Christianity Today, The National Post, and The Washington Post among others.
Born and raised in western Canada, she makes her home in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada with her husband of 18 years, Brian, and their four children: Anne, Joseph, Evelynn, and Maggie. A self-described “recovering know-it-all,” Sarah is also an avid knitter, a hockey fan, a bookworm, a church lady, a total hugger, and embarrassingly devoted to the television shows Doctor Who and Call the Midwife.
You can find Sarah on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Since retiring from blogging, Sarah has taken to writing the beloved monthly Field Notes e-newsletter – you can sign up here. She’s not on Snapchat because she is too old for such nonsense.
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