Shawna Songer Gaines is a preacher, speaker, writer and blogger living in Nashville, Tn with her husband, Tim, and two small children. Shawna and Tim wrote Seat at the Table in 2012 after a series of painful encounters with young people leaving the church. Their new book, Kings and Presidents, is due to release in the Fall of 2015. Also releasing in 2015, Breathe, a video based Bible study for women and small groups. Shawna received her BA in Theology from Point Loma Nazarene University and MDiv from Nazarene Theological Seminary.