As a child, Amy Peterson read tales of brave missionaries and longed to serve God in an extraordinary way, too. Peterson tells how she tried to satisfy her sense of wanderlust by serving as a teacher in Southeast Asia. During her time there she also saw her thinking change.
Amy Peterson is a writer, Adjunct professor and assistant director of honors programming at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. She has a Master’s degree in missions and intercultural studies from Wheaton College and has used it to work with people from over a dozen countries. Amy has written for Books & Culture, The Millions, Christianity Today, The Other Journal, The Cresset, and Art House America, among other places. Dangerous Territory: My Misguided Quest to Save the World is her first book. Amy lives with her fellow adventurer husband and their two children on two acres of Indiana farmland.