Dr. Deborah Gorton is a clinical psychologist who works as a change agent for individuals, organizations, and emerging leaders, helping them refine, embrace, and thrive in their purpose. Through partnership, she inspires others to build bridges between the head and the heart and ignites the courage necessary to make the journey across. Dr. Gorton earned both her MA in Psychology and her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in Pasadena, CA. Additionally, she holds an MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. Presently, she serves as the Director of Moody Theological Seminary’s Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program as well as Moody's Counseling Center.
Heather is an associate teaching professor at Penn State University and has won numerous teaching awards in the last 20 years. She loves helping others connect with Jesus and has written eight books, including the bestseller Seated with Christ: Living Freely in a Culture of Comparison and Sent: Living a Life That Invites Others to Jesus, which was cowritten with her husband, Ashley Holleman. She also serves with Faculty Commons in the graduate-student ministry of Cru. Heather has two daughters, three cats and has a daily blog.
Jannelle is a cohost of Brian and Jannelle Mornings on WCRF every weekday and manages the family’s real estate business in Hudson. She was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. She attended Oberlin College and then earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Case Western Reserve University. She has been a contributor to the radio program Pause for Prayer since 2012. Jannelle and her husband have six children, whom she homeschools.