Anna Moseley Gissing

With degrees in political science, French, theological studies, and New Testament, Anna is a learner at heart. She’s ministered in both local churches and on university campuses, most recently with InterVarsity’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries in North Carolina. A member of the Redbud Writers Guild, Anna loves speaking and writing, and her work has been published in Not Alone and Let Us Keep The Feast. She is married to Jeff, a Presbyterian pastor, and together they are raising two young children. Find her on twitter at @amgissing.

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Contributions by Anna Moseley Gissing
By Anna Moseley Gissing

It’s that time of year again: grading time. Are you one of those people discovering all of the scintillating articles online you missed during the semester? Or are you searching out and posting the best new memes about grading misery?

By Anna Moseley Gissing

Dr. Christena Cleveland is a hero of mine: an accomplished social psychologist, associate professor at Duke, friend of The Well, a woman of vibrant faith. What does it mean when I say she is “one of us”? 

By Anna Moseley Gissing

Teddy Roosevelt’s quote rings often in my ears: "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank...

By Anna Moseley Gissing

A couple of weeks into Advent, I realized that our best-laid plans for living into the season were for naught. Though we had our Advent wreath on the dining room table with a short devotional guide...

By Anna Moseley Gissing

During Advent 2009, I was “great with child.” In fact, when we introduced our newborn daughter to our toddler son in early January, he mistook her for the baby Jesus. Pregnancy reminds me of Advent...

By Anna Moseley Gissing

“You won’t want to get a PhD anymore after you’re married. It will be enough to have a husband.” Our pastor’s words during a premarital counseling session have been seared in my memory for the last twelve years...

By Anna Moseley Gissing
Could I just skip the risk, please?  That’s my desire. Could I please accomplish what God’s calling me to do without experiencing fear? Could I get there without taking risks or facing my tremendous fear of failure?
By Anna Moseley Gissing
Anna Gissing shares insights on calling in light of the circumstances that inspire and define her own vocation.