Jill grew up in Fayetteville Arkansas and will always be a Razorback sports fan. As a teenager she began volunteering at church; there she found her “niche” in ministry and curriculum writing. After studying Children and Family Ministry at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Jill spent eight years as Director of Children’s Ministry at National Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC. She also contributes to David C. Cook’s curriculum resource, Real Life Downloaded. Currently, Jill is based in Edinburgh Scotland, serving as Children and Family Worker at Queensferry Parish and Dalmeny Kirk while her husband Craig continues his theological studies.