Laurie is a speaker, author, and associate pastor of Ocean Hills Covenant Church in Santa Barbara, CA. She speaks at youth conferences, women's conferences, colleges and churches around the country. She is also a speaker for Compassion International.
Laurie is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary, and the author of several youth ministry books including Help! I’m a Small Group Leader, and most recently the Studies on the Go series. She recently signed a two book contract with Zondervan to pen her first non youth ministry books-the first due out in early 2014. Based on her story (along with other stories), the title is “Finding our Faith in the Dark.”
Laurie’s speaking and writing spans the range of youth, youth workers, college students, women and adults.