Meet the women behind Sojo Academy

AJ

Arabah Joy is wife to Jackson, adoptive and biological mom to 4. Her 22 years in ministry include church planting, 14 years of overseas missionary service, writing, and mentoring.

AJ especially loves sharing Bible study methods so others can experience the same life-transforming power of God’s word that she has.

She has written books, resources, and prayer challenges, including her best-selling 40-day devotional,  Trust Without Border… but secretly hopes her moonwalking skills will go viral on YouTube one day.

Jen Evangelista and Arabah Joy of www.sojoacademy.com

Jen

Jen Evangelista is the wife of 24 years to Brad, who is currently serving as the Lead Pastor of a church they planted in Georgia.  She's the mom to 4 awesome kids (no, she is not biased about this) and is a Pediatrician in her spare time.

Jen has a passion for the local church, missions, teaching women, and the Gospel.  You will often find that someone from her family is overseas walking alongside believers from other cultures and nations.

Jen shares creative ways to study God's Word on the Grace in Color website and loves digging deeper into the truth of the Gospel with other women.

Sojo Team

Trista

Sojo Support Director

Trista

Trista Israelow lives in small-town, Texas with her two beautiful children and is the oil that keeps the Sojo machine running!  She not only helps with customer service issues that arise but is behind the scenes in almost every aspect of Sojo.  Plus, she keeps Jen and AJ on task (at least she tries).  Trista is an integral part of the team and we are blessed to have her.

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Community Director

Kristin

Kristin Cook is a blogger at The Peculiar Treasure where she encourages women to seek after the Lord and live in obedience to Him. She is also the author of Refined by Wisdom, a 31 day devotional about how to walk in godly wisdom in everyday life. Kristin lives in Columbus, GA with her husband and three giant dog-daughters.

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Creative Contributor

Allie

Allie Trumpower is a bible-journaler and scrapbooker, actively exploring the intersection of faith and feminism through creative works.  She sells digital scrapbooking and bible journaling supplies and shares her processes at Alliescraps.com. She lives in Ohio with her high school sweetheart and their 3-year old son!

Follow Allie: Instagram | YouTube

Bible Study Contributors

Molly

Bible Study Contributor

August and September 2020 {Learning Life Lessons from Historical Women of Faith}

Molly

Molly is from Columbus, GA, but currently lives in Novi Sad, Serbia. She is married to Logan, and they have one daughter, Lilias. Molly and Logan serve at the Baptist Theological School. When she is not learning Serbian, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.

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Bible Study Contributor

July 2020 (Attributes of God} and January 2020 {Prayer}

Sarah

Sarah E. Frazer is a writer and Bible study mentor at sarahefrazer.com. She is the wife of Jason and mother of five. She serves in her local church, holds in-home Bible studies, and is preparing to be a full-time missionary to Honduras.  Sarah is also an author of several self-published resources for women and her passion is to encourage women to fall in love with the Word by sharing tools for deep-rooted Bible study.

Follow Sarah: Instagram | Free prayer challenge

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Bible Study Contributor

May & June 2020 {1 Peter Book Study: God in the Turmoil}

Amy

Amy Ward is wife to Rob. They live in Columbus, GA, where their family resides. Amy runs Wildwood Stitchery, embroidery and digitizing business, writes and leads Bible studies for the women of CrossPointe Church in Columbus where she also coordinates women’s ministry, and piddles in her kitchen herb garden. A former home economics teacher, she obtained her Education degree with a minor in Journalism from Auburn University. She enjoys all things pertaining to home and family, fabrics and needle arts, and the Bible. She desires to help women understand the hows and whys of engaging in personal Bible study, equipping them with the tools to pursue studying the Word of God. She has led Bible studies for over 20 years and occasionally writes at amydward.com.

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Bible Study Contributor

February & March 2020 {Hospitality & Evangelism/Stewardship}

Kristin

Kristin Cook is a blogger at The Peculiar Treasure where she encourages women to seek after the Lord and live in obedience to Him. She is also the author of Refined by Wisdom, a 31 day devotional about how to walk in godly wisdom in everyday life. Kristin lives in Columbus, GA with her husband and three giant dog-daughters.

Follow Kristin:  Blog | Book | Instagram