april-yamasakiApril Yamasaki is the author and curator for When You Work for the Church. She is an ordained minister with twenty-five years of experience in pastoral ministry, currently resident author with Valley CrossWay Church and often speaks in churches and other settings.

She writes regularly on spiritual growth and Christian living online and in print publications, and her books include On the Way with Jesus; Four Gifts: Seeking Self-Care for Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength; and Sacred Pauses: Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal. For more information, please see her main website at

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