Eileen Button

Eileen Button is a weekly columnist for The Flint Journal where she writes about family, faith, contemporary issues and the ridiculous nature of everyday life.

She is a travel writer for Air Tran’s in-flight publication Go Magazine and a regular contributor to Christianity Today’s Gifted for Leadership blog. Her article, “Letting Mother Mary Be” was the #1 article on the site in 2008. She has also been published in Newsweek, Student Ministries Journal, Roberts Today and several online publications including Touchstone Magazine and     www.joyfulministry.com.

Button is also a contributing writer for HOLY BIBLE: MOSAIC which held the #1 spot for Bibles and Other Sacred Texts on Amazon.com.

She recently conducted a taped interview at NBC with NY Times best-selling author, Elizabeth Berg. She also assisted Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author of The Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, with her unique film project, The Beckoning of Lovely. In addition, Button will speak about The Waiting Place project at a university event in the spring that features NPR’s Speaking of Faith correspondent, Krista Tippett.

Eileen Button is an adjunct professor of communication at Mott Community College where she teaches communication. She also speaks at women’s events, retreats, conferences and camps where focuses on voluntary simplicity, family relationships, communication and the absurd challenges believers face while attempting to live a faithful life.

Most Recent Project: The Waiting Place (Thomas Nelson 2011)

Website: www.eileenbutton.com