Women across generations linking lives to form a deeper faith

Meet Our Team

Laurie Polich Short

is a speaker, author, and part time pastor of Ocean Hills Covenant Church in Santa Barbara, CA. She speaks at conferences, churches, colleges, and denominational events around the country, and has spoken to over 500,000 people in the last 25 years. Formerly a speaker on the Youth Specialties team, Laurie is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary, and the author of 14 books for youth and youth workers. Most recently, she has authored two books: “Finding Faith in the Dark” (2014) and “When Changing Nothing Changes Everything” (2017), and she has a new book coming in 2019. Laurie has been in ministry for thirty years, and has served on staff at four churches. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband Jere, and stepson Jordan.     www.laurieshort.com

Brooklyn Lindsey

is a wife, mom, pastor, writer, and international communicator. She’s been a leader in youth ministry for two decades and recently launched a church with her husband in Lakeland Florida. She was the visionary founder of The Justice Movement, a global youth community that creates educational resources and events to empower youth to do justice together, and is currently working on the For Our Neighbors initiative. She has authored 8 books including “Confessions of A Not-So-Supermodel”, “Opposite Day”, “Kingdom Experiment”, “A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teen Girls”, ” 99 Thoughts For Junior Highers”, “Sacred Life”, “To-Save-A-Life” and “Advent.” Brooklyn is also a Development Team Member and Writer for: It’s Just A Phase – Orange Resources, Ignite Bible and XP3 Middle School Curriculum.

Melissa Johnston

She’s the glue that holds all this together! Administrator, coordinator, lead generator,


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