Kelley Nikondeha is a practical theologian hungry for the New City. She is the co-director and chief storyteller for Communities of Hope, a community development enterprise in Burundi. She and her husband co-founded Amahoro Africa, an African conversation for African thinkers and practitioners. She is currently writing A Sacrament of Belonging: Graces for Transformation in a Fractured World to be published by Wm. B. Eerdmans in 2017. Kelley is the theologian in residence for SheLoves Magazine and a team member for The Simply Jesus Gathering. Kelley is steeped in bi-cultural living with her husband, Claude, who is a Burundian social entrepreneur. She is the mother of two curious, kind and energetic 11-year-old kids. She lives between Arizona and Burundi. She’s known to be ecclesiastically promiscuous, a connoisseur of pesto and a devotee of Walter Brueggemann.