Meet The Tribe

Hillary Lewis

Blog Contributor

Hillary is devoted to sharing the love of Christ with women from all walks of life. She spent her teenage and college years chasing everything but God; however, His grace and love arrested her heart in her early 20s. Since being warmed to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, she has found purpose in inspiring others to renew their minds. In this season of life, she is faithfully focused on serving her pastor-husband and ministering through motherhood. When she’s not changing diapers, dodging spit-up, or rehearsing the alphabet; she enjoys reading and writing. She has a BA from Vanderbilt University, where she was a four-year cheerleader. She blogs about living a transformed life at

Rachel Derouen

Blog Contributor

Hi! I’m Rachel Derouen. I live in the cultural state of Louisiana. I’m a natural hair influencer who loves God and encouraging others to embrace all who He created them to be. I am the proud wife to my pastor hubby and mama to one beautiful baby boy. By day, I work with a social services agency and by night I blog Jesus and natural hair on my site, Our Natural Glory (WordPress). More than often, you can find me on Instagram @rad.journey sharing my journey through ministry, hair, and motherhood.

Tanya Branch

Blog Contributor

Tanya Branch is the owner of Sweet Tots Child Care Center. She is also an Independent Beauty Consultant with Mary Kay. She is a freelance writer, and currently working on her first novel.

Tanya’s passion is to help women in toxic relationships free themselves.  She has three children, one son and two daughters and resides in Richmond, VA.

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