About the Contributors


With a message of faith in her heart and a love for people, Kimberley has been engaging in ministry both full-time and part-time since 2002. Whether it's Sunday morning worship or cooking a meal for you in her home, you'll find her serving and encouraging others with great love and joy. Kimberley lives in Orange County, CA with her husband Shea and their three lovely girls.

Irina Thomason

Irina loves serving in the church through the arts, and through women's bible studies, and one of her great passions is helping people. She is an artist, photographer, writer, wife and new mom! She has witnessed first hand the redeeming and transformative power of a relationship with God and hopes to see others come to know this in their lives.

Melvin Cobb

Melvin J. Cobb is a professor at Long Beach City College where he teaches courses in critical thinking and computer technology. Before becoming an educator, Melvin served as a full-time minister working with young people and their families. For several years he served as a campus evangelist at a community college in Southern California. Melvin is also an author having written three historical Christian fiction novels that comprise the Chosen Vessel Series.

Melvin has been married to his wife Ramona since April of 1992 and they are the proud parents of four wonderful children.

Amber B.

Amber Bonasso

Amber Bonasso is an actress, director, and High School Conservatory Teacher. Her deep passion is the study of the Bible and she enjoys unpacking it’s contents to find deeper revelation. Revelation 1:3 states, “Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it…” She hopes that you will find encouragement and hope in these snippets of the study of the Word.