Lynn Heitritter, RN, PhD, has been a faculty associate in Marriage and Family Studies at Bethel Theological Seminary and was the founder and former director of BECOMERS Sexual Abuse Support Group Program. Together with her family, she has provided licensed foster care to physically and sexually abused adolescents. She and her husband spend much of the year in Africa, having served victims of war in refugee camps and caring for babies abandoned due to HIV/AIDS. They maintain a home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and have two adult daughters.
Jeanette Vought, PhD, is founder and executive director of Christian Recovery Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A licensed practicing marriage and family therapist, she has extensive experience in counseling, social work, and group home coordinating. She and her husband have four grown sons and make their home in Buffalo, Minnesota.