Jordan Woodson is a native Atlantan and believer in Jesus since she was 10 who resides in Brookhaven with her husband, Jon and dog, Kada. She is heavily involved in the running community and Passion City Church as a Doorholder in both the college and local engagement ministries. While you can usually find her out running and engaging the community down the streets of Atlanta, she also has been given the passion and gift of writing and tries to use that whenever she has the opportunity.
Our founder, Amy Boland, says that she's "just a girl who fell in love with Jesus and decided to run after the dreams He has given her." Powered by Grapefruit La Croix, skinny vanilla latte's, and spinach omelets with a side of avocado, Amy has been making moves to make a difference in the world around her for the last ten years. Her heart is to empower women to live in the fullness of God by embracing the truth that God is redeeming their story. Amy knows the truth of Revelation 12:11, "They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death." She aspires to see God work through The 61 Exchange to build a grove of mighty oaks for the display of His splendor.
Ryn Tomlinson is the oldest of 6 girls and the only red head in her blended family, which means she is ACTUALLY a red headed step child. She has a passion for spurring people on to accomplish their God given dreams, and helping them do so from a place of being settled in their identity in Christ. She’s a writer, teacher, creator, leader, and connector of people.
Jill is married to the wonderful Aaron, they live in Belfast, Northern Ireland with their 3 daughters Lily, Josie and Heidi. Jill has been involved in youth work since being in youth herself & Co-ordinates MOPS in her local church - a ministry dedicated to discipling Mums. She is passionate about sharing Gods word with the masses, and is part of helping to establish women's bible study groups in her church.
Caitlin Burniski is a proud Bulldawg! After attending the University of Georgia, she worked in the entertainment television industry based in Los Angeles. Caitlin moved to Atlanta last year and calls Passion City Church home where she works with the high school and middle school students!
Katie Norman is 26 years old and married to her high school sweetheart, Zach. They have a son named Kingston, who is 2, and he is full of joy, laughter, and tons of energy! Katie leads worship at her church and has always loved how music can lift your spirit and influence the way you feel. She loves to write, and finds it therapeutic, as well as a wonderful way to encourage and inspire those around her. Words have the power to bring so much life to people’s lives!
Ashley Goode is a wife, mother, teacher, but most importantly daughter of the King. She grew up in a ministry/missionary home and is now married to a man who serves in ministry in Atlanta. On any given day you can find her snuggling with her sweet baby, lovingly serving alongside her husband and spending as much as time she can creating a home where others love to visit.
Amy Sexton has been a widow & single mother for 15 years, & is most recently an empty nester! She has been pursing Jesus since He first started pursing her at a young age. Besides Bible Study, one of her favorite past times is breaking bread & conversations with close friends.
Pearilya Thomas is a native of Washington, D.C. & a graduate of Clark Atlanta University. She serves as an Executive Assistant for a local nonprofit, Focused Community Strategies, whose mission is to empower neighborhoods to thrive. Pearilya resides in Atlanta, GA with her husband Jason and her three sons Jonathan, Joseph, and Judah.
In between exploring their loved city of RVA with their (large) pup and watching Parks and Rec reruns, Laura & her husband spend lots of time in the kitchen. You can follow more of Laura's thoughts and snippits of her days on Twitter and Instagram. @lj_fischer
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Ji Lee immigrated to the US as a baby and grew up in Atlanta, GA, where she has lived most of her life. She has 2 extremely hard-working parents who gave up everything to afford their family a better life. She always grew up in the church, she started singing in the church choir and got involved on the worship team. Ji quickly fell in love with singing, pretty much lived a double life and did not have a personal relationship with Jesus. Her sophomore year of college, Ji fully surrendered to Jesus. She has since been involved in leading worship and founded the Passion City Choir in 2011. She is currently the choir director, is a part of the worship team & staff at Passion City Church, & lives in Atlanta, GA.
Emily Thomas is a writer in Atlanta who loves ice cream, mom jeans, and getting lost in the city. She's a Georgia State Panther and loves getting postcards.
Linda Carl // Lover of Jesus, wife to Brian, and mama to Levi James.
Tasha Faellaci is a wife, a mama & a bonus mama. She & her husband have 5 children. She once saught love in all the wrong places, until Jesus radically changed it all. She's a huge advocate for women & loves to encourage girls to seek their value, worth & identity in HIM.