Meet the team


Bridget Marshall

grew up between the United States and Chile and has months of experience living out of a backpack. She’s a reader and writer with an appreciation for historical authenticity and quality editing. She lives in an island cottage surrounded by sheep and an apple orchard and enjoys playing her viola, cooking, and sipping mate, a South American tea.

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Rebekah Fruin

is an ATCK who spent portions of her life in Russia, Cambodia, and the USA. She is grateful to be serving as a missionary to Ukraine. One of the most important things she has learned is that God is not held back by any cultural, language, or personality barriers – therefore, by His strength and wisdom, she can also be a light for Him no matter where He calls her. She wouldn’t trade being a TCK for the world!

Editor, Graphic Designer, & Social Media Manager

Lisa Elis

is TCKs for Christ’s graphic designer and resident avocado. She’s half European, half Asian, and currently lives in Canada. Enthusiastic about all literary and artistic things, she spends her time blogging, editing, drawing, and expanding her creative horizons. See her work on

(She designed TCKs for Christ’s cool stamp logo.)

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Writer & Email Manager

Sarah Susanna Rhomberg

is an MCK from Europe who is fluent in both English and German. She has cried many tears over the question of home, mother tongue, and identity, and she wants to use these experiences to encourage others. Aside from writing, she loves reading, butterflies, and sunsets. Sarah wants to live her life for Christ and writes to glorify Him. You can connect with her at Truth & Hope.


Kristianne Hassman

is an MK who currently lives in the beautiful country of South Africa and has called Africa her home for the past 15 years. As a writer, she seeks to use her gifts to encourage other young writers and TCKs. Besides writing, she enjoys reading voraciously, playing piano and violin, and helping with her family’s ministry. You can connect with her at Whimsical Wanderings or on Instagram, @KristianneHassman_Author.


Olivia Rooney

is a former MK. She lived in England for half of her life, sipping tea and learning all the British slang. She now works at a Christian school, and in her spare time enjoys reading, taking walks, writing, and helping at a local church. As a born again believer she believes that there is great importance in understanding and sympathizing with people by really listening to them. She’s excited to see how God uses her writing to encourage others now and in the future. You can find her on Instagram, @a_bygone_world.


Joy Adewumi

is an avid dreamer, writer, and unapologetic Christian. As her name states, her one purpose in life is to spread joy wherever it is needed. Formerly a PK, she has lived in South Africa as a TCK for most of her life. She enjoys reading, writing, and playing the piano. Connect with her on D’JoyGene or Instagram, @DJoyGene.

Newsletter Manager


is a TCK from America who spent half of her childhood in Indonesia along with her parents and seven younger siblings. She’s passionate about learning new things and seeing the beauty in differences. In her free time, she likes to read, play board games, talk, laugh, write poetry, joke, and meet new people. She’s also a student at Moody Bible Institute, working towards her bachelor’s in Linguistics and Teaching English. Connect with her social media handle, @Godisgraciousx2.


Hannah Broman

is an ATCK with Japanese-American citizenship who grew up in Japan and has never been to the USA. She just moved back to Japan after living in Thailand for four years, and is currently re-adjusting to life in her birth country which never exactly felt like home either. She loves to bake, read, play the piano, take care of babies, and spend time in nature. Hannah wishes to follow God’s leading in her life and share the love and truth of Jesus Christ with as many people as possible. Connect with her on Instagram @Hannah_Broman.


Elisha McFarland

lived in Uganda as a missionary for 16 years. His family has since relocated to West Virginia. He prefers to spend his time drinking coffee, writing, playing basketball, and reading. He is currently at Boyce College, pursuing his Bachelors of Science in Communications with an emphasis in digital marketing. He is the current director of TCKs for Christ. Connect with him at Elisha McFarland or follow him on Instagram, @elisha.mcfarland.