Sarah Thebarge is a speaker and author who grew up as a pastor’s kid in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She earned a master’s degree in medical science from Yale School of Medicine and was studying journalism at Columbia University when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at age twenty-seven. She has written for Relevant and Christianity Today, and has spoken at Donald Miller’s Storyline conference. Her writing earned first prize from the National Evangelical Press Association in 2012. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon.