Lucinda Secrest McDowell

  • Lucinda Secrest McDowell is delighted to be co-directing reNEW for the fourth year! A seasoned non-fiction author (13 books) and conference speaker, Cindy loves nothing better than encouraging others on the journey and helping to build a spiritual creative community. A graduate of Gordon-Conwell Seminary, she has served on the faculty of several Writers Conferences and is a self-proclaimed "word girl" who loves spreading God's Word. Her newest book "Ordinary Graces" (Abingdon Press) will be launched at the reNEW Book Celebration this fall. Cindy blogs every Wednesday at