Kristen Vincent

Kristen E. Vincent is an award-winning author, speaker, and artisan whose passion is spiritual formation, helping others heal from pain and trauma, and sharing the benefits of prayer beads. She is the author of three books on Protestant prayer beads, including A Bead and a Prayer: A Beginner’s Guide to Protestant Prayer Beads, and Beads of Healing: Prayer, Trauma, and Spiritual Wholeness. Kristen travels frequently to lead retreats and workshops. She is a graduate of Duke Divinity School and The Academy for Spiritual Formation (#34). She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, Max, a United Methodist pastor, and their son, Matthew. Kristen loves words, the mountains, gatherings on her porch, and dark chocolate. Find her at

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