As a missionary kid from Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean, Melissa Cutrera (M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) began serving alongside her parents in her adolescence by ministering to children. In the years since, she has been a nursery director, assistant children’s minister, youth minister, public school teacher, and a French teacher to home school students. She enjoys writing curriculum for children and youth in the local church, and is an avid reader. She also enjoys hiking, board games, visiting museums and parks, playing ultimate frisbee, and discipling teen girls in her home. She is the mother of two young children and wife of a youth pastor husband, living near Salt Lake City, Utah.
Melissa is the author of God’s Great Plan.