Keeper’s Contributing Writers Bios
Lori Merrill married her college sweetheart, Steve, and they have been married for over 33 years. They met and both graduated from Oklahoma State University. Lori’s passion is teaching the truths of God’s Word, how to live according to those truths, and how this results in a life of freedom and fulfillment. Because of this passion, she launched theCalled to be a KeeperBible study in 2001, and since that time has written another Bible study: Jesus, Our Perfect Example. Keepers became an official ministry soon after. Lori’s love for God is evident through her passion for studying His Word and her heart to share that knowledge with others. Lori desires to continue to grow in knowledge and application of God’s Word and enjoys spending time ministering to women during gatherings or one-on-one.
Nicole Thompson lives in Edmond, OK with her husband of five years, and three fur-babies, with a baby on the way. She loves hanging out with family and friends. She has always enjoyed writing what the Lord inspires her to say. She loves traveling and seeing the magnificent work of our Creator's hand. Nicole says that she is always growing, and learning to love and lean on Jesus, her Savior.
Stephanie Whitley and her husband Ben have been married for over 23 years. They have four boys ranging in ages from 12 to 19 and live in Texas. She enjoys reading, taking photos, and spending time with her family. She has a Masters Degree in Counseling and has facilitated Keepers in two different states. She is currently on the Keepers Team and is helping with some of the social media needs.
Leigh Ann Hudson