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Tara Klena Barthel & Judy Dabler

Author of  Peacemaking Women: Biblical Hope for Resolving Conflict

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Tara Klena Barthel & Judy Dabler's Bio:
Tara Klena Barthel (juris doctorate and M.B.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) formerly served as the director of the Institute for Christian Conciliation, a division of Peacemaker® Ministries. As such, she oversaw the delivery of all mediation and arbitration services as well as advanced conciliator training. Currently, she serves her family as a homemaker while regularly mediating and speaking on biblical peacemaking. Tara is the vice-president of the board of directors for the Montana Christian Legal Society, an adjunct instructor and Certified Christian Conciliator with Peacemaker Ministries, and a consultant to businesses and Christian ministries on the issues attendant to conflict. Tara, her husband Fred, and their daughter Sophia Grace are members of Rocky Mountain Community Church (PCA) in Billings, Montana.

Judy Dabler is the executive director of the Center for Biblical Counseling & Education and is a mentor and certified Christian conciliator™ with the Institute for Christian Conciliation™, a division of Peacemaker® Ministries. Judy travels nationally and internationally to teach, mediate, and consult with churches and ministries seeking to establish biblical counseling and conciliation centers, and she also serves as visiting professor in practical theology at Covenant Theological Seminary. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Educational Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and she holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary. Judy lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

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