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Kimberly D. Reisman is Director of Next Step Evangelism Ministries and Editor of WesleyanAccent.com. Kim's focus in ministry is empowering others to take the next step of faith on their spiritual journey. She provides faith-shaping ministries through her writing and in the context of retreats, seminars, workshops, and revivals both nationally and internationally.
Born in Gulfport, Mississippi, Kim lived in California, Tennessee, Georgia, and Connecticut before moving to Indiana in 1993 with her husband, John and three (now adult) children, Nathan, Maggie and Hannah. She is ordained in the United Methodist Church, has a Bachelor's Degree from Emory University, a Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and a PhD in theology from Durham University in the United Kingdom.
Kim is an Adjunct Professor at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, serves on the World Methodist Council Steering Committee, and regularly partners with World Methodist Evangelism and the World Methodist Evangelism Institute, teaching and preaching in their evangelism seminars worldwide. Additionally, she provides faith sharing training for congregations both nationally and internationally and is the North American Coordinator and Herald for the Cornerstone Celebration ministry. Kim blogs regularly on the Next Step website (www.nextstepevangelism.org) and has also written several books:
The Workbook on the Seven Deadly Sins
The Workbook on Virtues and Fruits of the Spirit
The Christ-Centered Woman: Finding Balance in a World of Extremes
Knowing God: Making God the Main Thing in Your Life
The Workbook on the Ten Commandments
The Workbook on the Beatitudes
Following at a Distance
44 Sermons to Serve the Present Age (co-editor and contributor)
Making Disciples in a World Parish: Global Perspectives on Mission/Evangelism (contributor; Paul Chilcote, editor)
The Christ-Centered Woman Bible Study
In all her work, Kim seeks to serve God by awakening, strengthening and enlivening the faith commitment of individuals as well as empowering communities of faith to become visible witnesses to the love of Christ for the world. Kim lives with her husband in West Lafayette, Indiana where she enjoys sports, reading, jewelry making, swimming, and music.