"Joanna is the author of the best-selling books, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World: Finding Intimacy with God in the Busyness of Life and Having a Mary Spirit: Allowing God to Change Us from the Inside Out (WaterBrook Press). Her books and their companion Bible studies have been used by hundreds of churches as well as home groups and individuals. Joanna’s newest book, Lazarus Awakening: Finding Your Place in the Heart of God, releases in February 2011 and has a companion study as well.
Doors have opened for Joanna to speak at conferences and retreats around the country and internationally as well. Her passion is to see women become all they can be in Jesus Christ.
In addition to authoring the award-winning wedding gift book, With This Ring: Promises to Keep (WaterBrook Press), Joanna’s articles have appeared in publications such as Focus on the Family, Guideposts, and HomeLife. Awards include Mount Hermon’s Christian Writers Conference "Most Promising Writer" and being chosen for the Guideposts Writer’s Workshop."