The lead Pastor of Joybringers International Church of Everett, Washington, Dr. Lori has her BFA from the University of Illinois. She is a graduate of World Harvest Bible Training Center. She has her Master of Divinity (MDiv) and her Doctorate in Philosophy/Theology (PhD) from St. Thomas Christian University. She has more than 15 years experience in Christian ministry and has worked extensively in international short-term mission — preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ in 23 nations of the world. Lori is the author of five books and is emerging as one of America’s leading Christian experts on the topic of fasting. She resides in the Seattle/Everett, WA area with her family.