Meet the Authors
Cassidy Doolittle, Author and Director of Author Relations
Cassidy is married to Steve and spends her day wrangling their two handsome little boys, Jake and Andy. The oldest of three girls, the daughter of a farmer, and a former nurse in the psychiatric ward, it’s safe to say that Cassidy has almost seen it all. Cassidy and her husband Steve live in Fort Worth, TX. Here at SozoWomen, Cassidy is the director of author relations and oversees our incredible authors and guest posts.
Bre'anna Emmitt, Founder and Author
Bre’anna is a follower of Jesus, wife of Chris, and mom of Daniel, David and Cara. Born and raised in an Illinois farm town, she has adjusted well to the Texan life - even adapting her language to include the rampant use of the word “y’all.” She does not, however, use the phrase “fixin’ to,” much to her husband’s dismay. Bre’anna is a stay-at-home mom and the founder of SozoWomen. Bre’anna considers it a great privilege to teach Bible studies and minister alongside her husband at Community Bible Church in San Antonio, TX.
Erin Lee, Site Designer
Erin is our awesome graphic and web designer. With an eye and skill for all things crafty, Erin keeps this site looking beautiful and fresh - all in her spare time, of course. Erin's official jobs are caring for her husband, G.W, their son Mason, and keeping up with her custom invitation business.
Mandy Majors, Author and Director of Social Media
Mandy has been happily married to her best friend, Matt, for 14 years and they have two energetic kids – Ella is nine and Carter is six. Mandy graduated from Indiana University and works as a freelance paralegal. She also actively volunteers at Community Bible Church. Mandy hates coffee and is a recovering Diet Coke addict. True story. You can connect with Mandy on Twitter: @mandymajors
Suzanne is a wife, mother and photographer extraordinaire. Suzanne lives in San Antonio, TX and uses her incredible photography talent to serve in ministry at Community Bible Church. Look for her Scripture Sunday posts, where Suzanne posts her meaningful and thought-provoking work.
Becky is a wife, stay at home mom to daughters Karis and Moriah, blogger, Tweeter and speaker. Her passion is that women would live for and love Jesus in a deeper, more genuine way. She loves hot Houston summers, Almond Joy coffee creamer, dance parties with her family, nail polish, ice tea, reading (although it’s a lot of picture books these days) and any excuse to be outside! Becky lives in Houston with her family, and calls the people at Bayou City Fellowship Church family. You can find Becky on twitter at @beckykiser, or at her personal blog at www.beckykiser.com.
Martha began feeling the Lord's calling for her when she was five years old. Placing her dolls on the steps of her mother’s sewing room; she would speak and sing of the Lord to her hearts content. Currently, she is the Women’s ministry pastor at Community Bible Church in San Antonio, Texas. Martha has authored two children’s books, and a variety of dramas and poetry.
Katy Fulkerson is an actress and public speaker, which might explain why she always got in trouble for talking too much! She is passionate about using her voice to bring glory to Christ. Katy is married to Stephen and has two elementary age daughters, Lauren and Lily. She loves her church, Mariachi music, riding on the back of her hubby’s motorcycle, and never turns down a good cup of coffee!
Sheri is a mother to three grown daughters and "Mimi" to two young grandsons. She enjoys traveling to see her loved ones, gardening, and writing inspirational stories. She has been published in Guidepost, Birds n' Bloom, and several Chicken Soup books. She loves hiking in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, strong coffee, making delicious baked goodies, singing, and time spent with special friends and family.
Jenni is a military wife to Chris and mom to their three kids. Jenni has a passion for photography and likes to capture her family and the world around her in pictures whenever she can. Jenni and her family live in the Washington, D.C. area, where Jenni works for the Department of Homeland Security.
Hannah is a lover of family and a collector of sweet friends. She’s a bookworm and a movie buff, a wanderer and an expert at napping outside in the summer. Hannah has committed her writing to—not help people escape their reality—but rather encourage them to engage in it. She loves good conversation: over Mexican food, over coffee, over the phone, over hundreds of miles. She’s passionate about family discipleship and teaching littles to genuinely love God early and to love Him in big ways. She is currently part of the Children’s Ministry team at Houston’s First Baptist Church. You can read more from Hannah at upwrite.blogspot.com.
Christen is married to her childhood sweetheart, Drew, and the Navy has taken both of them and their Newfoundland dog from coast to coast. They've currently landed in Augusta, GA where she and Drew co-own CSRA CrossFit gym and she utilizes her Level I Certified CrossFit training and CrossFit Kids Certification as a coach and trainer. Christen has her Master's Degree in Nursing and currently works full time as a Cardiac ICU nurse. Outside the gym and hospital, she enjoys the outdoors and spending quality time with friends while enjoying quality food.
Tifani has a heart that burns to reveal the love and grace of Jesus Christ. It is her heart’s desire to encourage others to believe there is nothing that can separate you from the love of God. Her second passion in life is being the wife to her husband Sinan, and sharing her revelation of the connection between husband and wife in relation to Christ and the Church. She works for Quad City Crossfit and is one of the worship leaders at her church, The Rock Church of the Quad Cities. When not working, you will often find her with a good book and a warm cup of coffee! You can find more info and blogs from Tifani on her personal blog at www.unexpectedgrace.net.
Shawnelle Eliasen and her husband Lonny raise a bevy of boys near the Illlinois banks of the Mississippi. She contributes regularly to Guideposts magazine and Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Shawnelle’s heart passions include home teaching, encouraging women, and learning to live in the sweet depths of God’s grace. Follow Shawnelle's adventures at Family Grace with My Five Sons at shawnellewrites.blogspot.com
Catherine Stamper is wife to Andrew, mom to baby boy Clarke, and an attorney. She loves Jesus, singing, cooking, decorating, writing, babies, and hosting parties. A San Antonio native, she now resides on the north side where she and her family attend Community Bible Church and recently began serving as leaders in the high school youth group.