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Michelle Reyes, Ph.D., is pastor’s wife, German professor, and mom to a toddler. Michelle also helped plant Church of the Violet Crown in Austin, Texas in 2015—an urban, multicultural church where her husband, Aaron Reyes serves as lead pastor. Michelle is passionate about faith, family and diversity. You can read more from Michelle on her blog, The Art of Taleh, or follow her on Twitter @dr_reyes2.

Articles by this Author
December 7, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
As mothers, we can use books to have intentional conversations with our kids about biblical topics and incorporate the language of the Bible into their everyday lives, regardless of age. My son loves to read, and I've found that the more Christian books I read with him, the more his biblical...
October 23, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Not too long ago, I was sitting at my dinner table across from a young woman who had a deep and painful secret. When she was little, she'd been sexually assaulted by a male relative and had never told a soul. Now, about to graduate college, the pains of her past felt too hard to bear. “You need...
October 9, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
I still remember my wedding day like it was yesterday. It was January 2, 2010, in Chicago, Il., and the high was -10°F. Snow covered everything in a big, white blanket, and we were all bundled to stay warm. Winter weddings are special in their own way. The church was decorated with twinkle...
September 14, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
I'm going to be brutally honest here. Christian women don't talk about race as often as they should. We talk about our kids, our crazy schedules, the challenges of ministry, the problems of gluten or the latest Netflix original show. We talk about God, our faith, our spiritual struggles, what...
August 14, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Let’s talk about intimacy. No, I don’t just mean spiritual intimacy or even recreational intimacy for that matter. Don’t get me wrong. Those kinds of intimacy are good and important. Pastor’s wives and their husbands should incorporate these things.