Gayla Grace serves on staff with FamilyLife Blended, a division of FamilyLife, and is the founder of Stepparenting with Grace and co-founder of Sisterhood of Stepmoms. She is a writer, speaker, and coach for stepfamilies and desires to equip blended families for life. Gayla wrote Stepparenting With Grace: A Devotional for Blended Families and is the co-author of Quiet Moments for the Stepmom Soul and Unwrapping the Gift of Stepfamily Peace. Gayla has a master’s degree in Psychology and Counseling. She is a birth mother to three children and stepmom of two children. Gayla and her husband live in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Nancy Kane is a writer, professor, therapist, speaker, and church consultant. She serves primarily as the program director of the Christian Spiritual Formation Certificate program at Moody Bible Institute. Nancy is the author of Stages of the Soul—God’s Invitation to Greater Love (Moody Publishers) and co-author with her husband, Ray, of From Fear to Love: Overcoming Obstacles to Healthy Relationships (Moody Publishers). Nancy earned her master’s in Education from Northern Illinois University and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. Nancy and her husband have two children.
Jannelle Nevels is a co-host of Brian and Janelle Mornings on WCRF every weekday and manages the family's real estate business in Hudson. She was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. She attended Oberlin College where she earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Case Western Reserve University. She has been a contributor to Pause for Prayer since 2012. Jannelle and her husband have six children whom Jannelle homeschools.