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A one-day event Hosted by REd Tent Living Magazine. 

2019 Line-Up


Nichole Nordeman

With 9 Dove Awards—including two for “Female Vocalist of the Year”—Nichole’s music has always been inspired by her stories, questions, mysteries, doubts, weakness, courage, sorrows, revelation and truth. Bringing her haunting melodies, gorgeous hooks, and lilting voice to new endeavors, Nichole works out her salvation with faith and trembling yet again, in ways that promise to move.


Tracy Johnson

With a certificate in trauma-focused narrative therapy through The Allender Center at The Seattle School of Psychology and Theology, Tracy now works as a spiritual counselor at Restoration Counseling where her joy is to sit with clients taking a deeper journey into their stories to experience healing and spiritual transformation. Founder of Red Tent Living, Tracy has invited women around the world to share their stories and collaboratively reframe femininity.

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Danielle Rueb-Castillejo

Mother of four and wife of one awesome Mexican, Danielle is currently working towards an MA in Counseling & Psychology at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. Danielle also works and volunteers part-time at an organization in Seattle that advocates for the agency and freedom of commercial sex workers, Real Escape from the Sex Trade. A survivor herself, she continues to fight for sanity and love every day.


Katy Johnson

Working in writing and communications for nearly the last decade, Katy has learned to embrace words as her profession, creative release, healing balm, and grounding truth. Over the course of her career, Katy has served as an award-winning copywriter, editor and research assistant for a number of published works, book reviewer for the American Academy of Religion, as well as featured writer in USA Today and Red Tent Living. Katy spends her “free time” completing her Master of Arts in Theology.

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Eliza Cortes Bast

Eliza is a fierce and honest follower of Jesus. She is a pastor, and denominational executive, dedicated to reawakening the church's missional imagination. She lives into her passion by advocating for the community and helping organizations think strategically so they can be healthy and sustainable. Her loves include her home country Puerto Rico, preaching, a good steak, writing, the Holy Spirit, making the impossible possible, Diet Coke, and her doctoral work.  Her life's mission is seeing the next hill, and inspiring emerging leaders to go and take it.

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Melissa d’Arabian

Embodying home cooking at its finest, Melissa naturally connects with today’s diverse families to offer unique yet relatable food and lifestyle solutions that are part of a bigger story about how to eat well, be a mindful consumer, and spend with purpose. She won season 5 of “The Next Food Network Star”, subsequently hosted “Ten Dollar Dinners”, and is the New York Times bestselling author of Ten Dollar Dinners: 140 Recipes and Tips to Elevate Simple, Fresh Meals Any Night of the Week. Her new book, Tasting Grace, releases this fall. Melissa and her family live just outside San Diego. 

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Natasha Stevens

Natasha is an Ambassador for Girl Rising, an organization that exists to ensure girls around the world are educated and empowered. Girl Rising works to change beliefs and mindsets in order to ensure that girls are able to access those resources. As part of this organization, Natasha is passionate about advancing a future where every girl has the opportunity to go to school, stay in school, and reach her full potential.


Opening Music
Nichole Nordeman

Eliza Cortes Bast

Tasting Grace
Melissa d’Arabian

Danielle Rueb Castillejo


“Brave Girl Rising” Viewing
Natasha Stevens


The Woman at the Well
Nichole Nordeman

The Women at the Tomb
Katy Johnson & Tracy Johnson

Closing Music
Nichole Nordeman

Vision Casting
Katy Johnson