April Yamasaki is an ordained minister and editor of Rejoice! devotional magazine. She serves as Resident Author with a liturgical worship community, where her role includes regular preaching and community building. She speaks widely in churches and other settings, and is the author of Four Gifts; Seeking Self-Care for Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength; Sacred Pauses: Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal; and other books on Christian living. Her main website is Writing and Other Acts of Faith, where she writes on Scripture, prayer, and acts of faith in everyday life. Her second website is When You Work for the Church: the good, the bad, and the ugly, and how we can all do better, with a focus on ministry in churches and other Christian organizations.