Heather Holleman

Dr. Heather Holleman is an associate teaching professor at Penn State and has won numerous teaching awards in the last 20 years. She designs the advanced writing curriculum for the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State and trains faculty how to teach writing. She has written eight books including the best-seller Seated with Christ: Living Freely in a Culture of Comparison and an award-winning book on evangelism (co-written with her husband Ashley Holleman) called Sent: Living a Life that Invites Others to Jesus. Her forthcoming book, The Six Conversations: Pathways to Connecting in an Age of Isolation and Incivility (Fall 2022) helps fight the loneliness epidemic by inviting readers to enjoy better conversations. Heather also serves with Faculty Commons alongside Ashley in the graduate student ministry of Cru. She has two daughters and three cats, and she blogs daily at heatherholleman.com. Her podcast is “The Verb with Heather Holleman.” When she’s not writing or teaching, Heather is growing a plumcot orchard, looking for turtles and lady slipper orchids in the woods, or gathering with friends to watch movies.

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Struggle to say no? Accepting limitations? Insights from David & Meg Robbins, Shelby Abbott, Brant Hansen, Jeremiah Johnston, Lysa TerKeurst, Heather Holleman as they learn to navigate life's chaos. View Show Notes →
What if living “sent” is more than what you do? Professor Heather Holleman chats about evangelism as identity and living on purpose in your neighborhood. View Show Notes →
Want to walk out on the fight for acceptance? Ditch fear? Leap free from shame-cycles? On FamilyLife Today, Dave and Ann Wilson host Heather Holleman, who's got the key: staying seated in Christ. View Show Notes →
In pride and despair, we constantly compare ourselves in our unending pursuit of perfection. Author Heather Holleman helps us remain seated... with Christ. View Show Notes →
On FamilyLife Today, Dave and Ann Wilson host professor Heather Holleman. She describes researched-based techniques for rediscovering conversations that connect us in a world thrashed by incivility,. View Show Notes →
Isolated? Wishing for connections that matter? On FamilyLife Today, Dave and Ann Wilson host author Heather Holleman, who proposes six conversations to combat loneliness and plunge relationships deeper. View Show Notes →
Love Taylor Swift? Love Jesus? So does author Heather Holleman. She'll show you how to get as natural talking about Jesus as the new swiftie album. View Show Notes →
Real Life Loading podcast host Shelby Abbott knows his podcast isn't the only work in progress. His life story reminds him Jesus is all about the process. View Show Notes →