Prior to moving to Redding, CA from Texas, Julie engaged in a range of ministry and life experiences including starting an orphanage in Kenya, Africa, writing books and curriculum, and teaching high school English. After completing Bethel School of Ministry (BSSM), Julie worked for Jesus Culture, various Bethel Church pastors, and most recently as an associate of Steve Backlund and Igniting Hope Ministries. She is passionate about growing healthy supernatural cultures and relationships and has a heart to see people connected to God in order to live into the fullness of what they were created for. Julie currently works for Bethel Church as the Director of Short-Term Missions and is a member of Bethel's community of itinerant ministers: Bethel Activation Ministry. Julie is the author and co-author of several books and resources, some of which include: Voices of Revival, Crucial Moments, and Ordinary Heroes.