Over the past two decades Gretchen has served as a teacher mentor, pastor and disciple-maker and is a cherished voice of encouragement counsel, and instruction to women around the world. Gretchen is an intentional woman of God who is passionate about creating space and moments for others to be with Jesus.
Gretchen's work is built upon three pillars: Gospel Passion, Authentic Beauty, and Radiant Grace. Her biblical and timely mission is to equip and empower women to live with strength and dignity as they learn to embrace their true identity in Christ. As Gretchen seeks to live life as a servant of the Gospel, she invests her time speaking, writing and participating in ways to fight against human trafficking .
Gretchen lives in Minnesota where she enjoys being on the water, playing games, and taking road trips with the love of her life and high school sweetheart, Mark. Gretchen is passionate about sharing life with her three adult children and amazing daughter-in-law.