Heather Holleman

Heather Holleman, PhD, is a speaker, teacher, and author who loves helping people connect with Jesus, especially through scripture. She teaches advanced writing at Penn State and loves rooting for the basketball team. Heather has written eight books, her most recent being Sent: Living a Life that Invites Others to Jesus (Moody, fall 2020) that followed Chosen for Christ: Stepping Into the Life You’ve Been Missing (Moody, Fall 2018) the third in her trilogy of overlooked verbs in scripture that includes Seated With Christ: Living Freely in a Culture of Comparison and Guarded by Christ: Knowing the God Who Rescues and Keep Us. Heather and her husband, Ashley, also serve with Faculty Commons (Cru) with Ashley in the role of Executive Director for Graduate Student Ministry. They have two teen daughters and three cats. Heather blogs daily at HeatherHolleman.com.

Teaching Teens the Art of Interpersonal Curiosity

The art of interpersonal curiosity—being interested about the lives of other people—serves three amazing purposes: it’s profoundly biblical, it fuels well-being and connection, and it’s the foundation of how to share Christ with our peers.

Praying with Teens: The Prayer Journal

As a mother of two daughters, I’ve been learning the vital role of prayer to help my teens approach their day—especially when we’re overwhelmed, stressed out, or fearful about the day ahead. I want my daughters to experience…