Wendy J. Miller
She holds a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy from Iowa Wesleyan College, a Masters degree in Church Leadership with a concentration in pastoral care and counseling from Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) in Harrisonburg, VA, and an STM degree in Spiritual Theology and Spiritual Direction from General Theological Seminary in New York City. Her written works include: Learning to Listen: A Guide for Spiritual Friends; Invitation to Presence: a Guide for Spiritual Disciplines; Jesus, Our Spiritual Director: A Pilgrimage Through the Gospels; Come with Me: Daily Living with a Monastic Missional Rule of Life; and Holy Living: Discernment.
Named Professor Emeritus in Spiritual Formation at EMS after teaching spiritual formation, spiritual direction, and supervising training of spiritual directors for 19 years, Wendy continues to nurture the spiritual formation and training of lay persons and clergy in various United Methodist and Mennonite Conferences for the missional ministry of tending the soul of persons/congregation/ communities within and beyond the church. Since relocating in Dallas, Texas, in 2013 she serves as Director of Spiritual Direction and Formation for the ministries of the Missional Wisdom Foundation. Wendy is also one of the instructors in the Perkins School of Theology Certificate in Spiritual Direction program. She is an ordained minister within the Virginia Conference of the Mennonite Church.