Lynn Donovan is the ministry leader and pastor of SpirituallyUnequalMarriage.com. She is dedicated to helping others to THRIVE in their spiritually mismatched marriages, as they wait and trust God for the salvation of their loved ones, for nothing is impossible with God.
Lynn Donovan, Pastor and Ministry Leader
I love God and I love people. I'm enthralled with Jesus and filled with zeal to share His love, healing, freedom and hope with our world. I've traveled a crazy, mixed-up and adventurous path with the Lord which, as it turns out, I have THE BEST LIFE EVER! Through my spiritually mismatched marriage I've learned to love without conditions, forgive everyone of everything, grow strong in my prayer life and walk in the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
I'm also an ordained pastor, a retreat/conference speaker and an ordinary mom and wife. It's my heavenly calling and delight to ignite the hearts of God's kids with Holy Spirit fire and to encourage believers to step into their life's purpose.
I've been thrilled to be a guest on The Miracle Channel, 700 Club Interactive, Focus on the Family, Dr. James Dobson’s FamilyTalk and FamilyLife Today. I am also, amazingly, an author. Along with Dineen Miller, we have coauthored the award winning book, Winning Him Without Words, Not Alone and Winning The With Prayer. My newest book is Winning Them With Prayer. My husband and I live in Temecula, California. We have two adult children, two grandchildren and two puppies, Finn & Gracie.
Glad to meet you my friend. Always remember; It's a blast living the believer's life! ~Lynn Donovan
Ian Acheson, Contributing Writer
Ian Acheson is an active member of the prayer ministry at his church as well as a co-leader of a men’s group that meets each week. He’s passionate about soaking in the Word of God and encouraging others to do likewise.
Ian’s debut novel, Angelguard, is available in the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK. This is the first release in the Angelguard Chronicles, a series of speculative fiction novels that explore the interconnection of the spiritual and physical worlds and the power of prayer.
When Ian’s not writing he’s a professional strategy consultant having been in the Corporate world for the past 30 years. He brings some of this experience into his stories. He shares his life in Sydney, Australia with his wife, Fiona and two adored kelpies. They have two adult sons, Daniel, 23, who is married to Olivia, and Jake, 21.
Ann Hutchison, Contributing Writer
Ann joined the SUM community in 2014, shortly after finding herself turning and following Jesus. She has a passion for hearing the voice of God and serves on her local church leadership team, coordinating the prayer ministry. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her husband and two teenage boys. As well as writing for the blog, Ann co-ordinates the community’s quarterly email newsletter and Facebook page.
Tiffany Carter, Contributing Writer
Tiffany Carter found the SUM community in a dark time in her life. Through words of encouragement, prayer and the testimony of other SUMites, she is seeing breakthrough and victory in her life and marriage. Because of the faithfulness of God, she is now able to see herself the way she truly is – beloved, worthy, and useful. Ignited by the Holy Spirit she is passionate about speaking life into others and standing in the gap for their own victory story. Out of a deep love for music and Scripture – with God’s leading, she created Connecting Verses – a mission to deliver God’s word in a fresh way through song lyrics. Her God given vision is to one day write books and travel on behalf of Connecting Verses. She is a wife of nearly 5 years and a mother of two babies and one fur baby.
Martha Bush, Contributing Writer
After reading Winning Him Without Words in 2011, Martha knew immediately she wanted to lead a group of Sumites at her church in Orange, Texas. The ten keys, “how to thrive in a spiritually mismatched marriage,” inspired her to support other ladies while they wait for the salvation of their spouse.
Martha is a former school teacher and author of Helping Children: A Journey of Healing. She also contributed to two other books: Winning Them With Prayer and Becoming: The Dreamer’s Study Guide to Launching God-Sized Dreams. Her mother’s heart overflows with gratitude as a writer and editor for Created Woman, the ministry her daughter, Heather, founded.
She and her husband, Glen, are the parents of two daughters, Crystal and Heather, and grandparents of Hannah, Zach, Hadley, and Hope - their pride and joy.
Dineen Miller, Pastor and Ministry Leader (Retired September 1, 2017)
Dineen was a ministry co-leader from 2006-2017 and co-writer with Lynn Donovan on several books. She retired to pursue a new calling on her life in Healing Rooms ministry in Florida. Dineen remains a vital voice in our archives and books and she is loved and missed. We wish her every good thing from the Father as she pursues her dreams and divine calling.
Dineen: I'm passionate about studying and teaching God's Word and love to witness how our souls are ignited by the Truth. I love helping others live in the awareness of God's presence, whether I'm working at the healing rooms near where I live, speaking at a conference, or just sitting with a friend and sharing my latest adventure with or revelation of Abba God.
God has blessed me with a passion to write books, both nonfiction and fiction. Partnered with Lynn, we wrote our award-winning book, Winning Him Without Words, and its counterpart, Not Alone. And I wrote an award-winning fiction book entitled, The Soul Saver, which tells through story of the challenge of living in a mismatched marriage and how we overcome through Jesus. I've been featured on the Moody Radio Network, Focus on the Family Radio, Dr. James Dobson’s FamilyTalk, FamilyLife Today and INSIGHT on the Miracle Channel.
And I adore my husband, Mike. He's becoming an amazing man of God. He just doesn't know it yet. We have two wonderful daughters who inspire us in their creativity, a son-in-love whom we adore and two very spoiled fur babies (no grandchildren yet!). We love in Sarasota, Florida where we enjoy collecting shells and walking the famous white sands of Siesta Key Beach.
So glad you found us, my friend. God has a plan. Trust and watch Him do more than you can ask or imagine. ~Dineen Miller
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Lynn has wonderfully mapped out the steps we all need to walk through to develop and grow this vital relationship with Him. This was the Lord’s intent for her transformation journey all along, and His intent for you too. Here she has spelled out the spiritual truths behind the principles and talked us through how she applied them. These truths are universally applicable to us all, though as the details of our lives, situations and hearts will be different, we will apply them differently. - Reader Review from Barnes & Noble.