Embrace the beauty of breaking together.

A one day event hosted by red tent living.

sarah bessey

Sarah Bessey

Sarah writes about faith and spirituality, what love looks like , the sacredness of an ordinary life, her mothering, theology, social justice, her own struggling journey, politics, and, well, pretty much everything else that you are not supposed to discuss in polite company. She  has authored the critically acclaimed Jesus Feminist and Out of Sorts.

Lindsay Braman

Lindsay Braman

Raised as a feral child in the 1980's craft-show scene, Lindsay loves all things art and DIY. In 2015, she transitioned to full-time grad school--accidentally becoming an illustrator somewhere along the way. Lindsay captures the meaning and message of speakers' stories in her own playful and engaging illustrative style. She shares art here

tracy johnson

Tracy Johnson

A certified lay counselor, Tracy is passionate about nurturing communities where people experience healing, hope and celebration.  She has written curriculum and traveled the world speaking on healing in the context of abuse.  Married for 30 years, she and Mark have five children. She is the founder of Red Tent Living.

bethany cabell

Bethany Cabell

Bethany is an eclectic blend of playfulness, depth, insight, and loyalty.  A lover of simplicity, her writing is often inspired by the relationships she holds as a wife, mom of two boys, and a pediatric physical therapist. When the day's chaos is over, she loves to find rest with a soft blanket and the comforts of home.

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Mary Jane Hamilton

Author of Living on Empty and Living in Gratitude, Mary Jane loves her life on Lake Michigan with her husband. It is her family that brings her the greatest joy, especially her 6 grandchildren. MJ smiles at life and “rolls with the punches” thrown her way. She loves Jesus, beauty, waves and thunder, fashion and good wine. 

susan tucker

Susan Tucker

Susan has been captivated by stories since she was a girl. After earning her B.A. and M.A. in English, she worked as a copywriter, copy editor, and college English instructor. Published at Red Tent Living, Foundling House, and The Grit and Grace Project, she lives and teaches in Knoxville with her two sons and  husband of 23 years.

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Libby Kurz

Libby has been published in The Poet’s BillowRelief JournalDriftwood Press, and is forthcoming in Literary Mama. When she’s not reading, writing, and keeping tabs on her three kids, she works as a registered nurse in the cardiac operating room. She appreciates finding meaning in ordinary moments here.

katy johnson

Katy Johnson

Katy is a writer, growing film director, and graduate student at Western Theological Seminary. She lives, authors, and edits in a messy, watercolored world. She's been published by USA Today and writes to discover her hope, her longings and the wild spaces in her own heart.

 

And Other Red Tent Living Women

jennifer elmore

JENNIFER ELMORE

ellen oelsen

Ellen Oelsen

janet stark

Janet Stark

jennifer stamness

JENNIFER STAMNESS

 
          Beth Bruno

Beth Bruno

tracy hanson

Tracy Hanson

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Anna Smith

 

Welcome


Jennifer Elmore

Worship


Troy Hatfield
of
Mars Hill

Session One


Sarah Bessey

Session Two


SUSAN TUCKER

Session Three


Bethany Cabell

Art & Soul Care


LIBBY KURZ

Session
Four


Mary Jane HAmilton

Self Care
Panel


ELLEN OELSEN
Janet Stark
Jennifer StamnESS
Anna Hull
 

Session
Five


Katy Johnson

Self Care in Story


Interview with Sarah Bessey

Book Sales
& Signings


SARAH Bessey
Mary Jane Hamilton
ChristinE Browning

Wine & Appetizers


All Speakers & Participants

 

Dinner &
Storytelling


ALL SPEAKERS & PARTICIPANTS

Closing Session


Tracy Johnson

Dream Casting


All SPeakers & PARTICIPANTS