is a high energy teacher.  She received her bachelors in education (PreK-6) from LeTourneau University in 2012, and in 2010, she received her certificate of Jewish Learning from Hebrew University via the Florence Melton School for Adult Learning.


Melinda is a Jewish follower of Jesus and is a passionate presenter of the Jewish roots of Christianity.


In 2003, Melinda's adult son, Cameron, tragically lost his life in a fraternity-related binge drinking incident.  In the midst of her darkness and grief, God drew Melinda toward hope and light through His Word.  Her testimony of these events is truly gripping.


Melinda is also a certified Transformational Prayer facilitator.  This method of prayer promotes inner healing that brings the recipient in contact with the transforming presence of Jesus Christ.

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Her faith community is Foundry United Methodist Church, Houston, TX where she teaches confirmation.