Rev. Dr. Olivia Bryan Updegrove
Rev. Dr. Olivia Bryan Updegrove is the Minister for Families and Children for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She currently has two children’s books published, What is God? and Who is Jesus?. She completed her doctoral work at Claremont School of Theology with an emphasis in applying acting methods to preaching preparation. She has worked with kids, youth, and young adults at various stages of her ministry, and has a deep passion for biblical education for all ages as a foundation for deeper spiritual growth.