Mary Somerville has many years of experience as a pastor’s wife and discipler of women. For 14 years she directed a ministry of evangelism and discipleship of teen moms with Young Life. She has a passion for encouraging pastor’s wives and has authored the book One with a Shepherd: The Tears and Triumphs of a Ministry Marriage (Kress, 2005), which has been translated into Russian and French and is being distributed in 12 countries. She holds an MA in counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and is an adjunct faculty member at The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, California, where she enjoys teaching women to disciple women. Mary and her husband, Bob, have two grown children and seven grandchildren. They worship at Faith Community Church in Santa Clarita, California.