Saranell is passionate about God’s beauty, truth and goodness being made manifest in the world by the way we live our lives. She believes that what goes deepest within goes widest to the world. She has served the Church as youth pastor, church planter and retreat leader. She is a certified spiritual director and as an ordained minister she serves as co-leader of The Kaleid Project, a spiritual formation nonprofit in Atlanta, Georgia.
Saranell studied Psychology and Christian Education (BA, Wheaton College, ‘95) and Theology (MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2004).
Saranell lives with her spouse Tim, 3 teens, and a brood of hens in Decatur, Georgia. All things Spanish delight her soul and she is a champion of the spiritual discipline of celebration. In her free time, she loves paddle boarding, hiking and hanging out on her screened in porch.
Group Leadership for Spiritual Formation