Rachel G. Hackenberg is an author, speaker, and ordained minister. Her new book, Sacred Pause: A Creative Retreat for the Word-weary Christian, invites readers to explore familiar words of faith anew and thereby meet The Word afresh.

Rachel’s popular devotional book, Writing to God, invites readers into the creative spiritual discipline of prayer-writing. For young readers, Writing to God: Kids’ Edition offers simple prayer ideas to encourage kids to talk with God about everyday life in everyday language.

Rachel facilitates workshops on writing and prayer, clergy renewal and congregational vitality. She is often a guest preacher and retreat leader, with recent travels ranging from Washington state to the Bahamas; contact Rachel with speaking inquiries.

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