Sherin Mathew Swift is a Pastor on staff at New Life Fellowship, a multiethnic church in Queens, NYC. Her desire is to help others mature in Christ, and she shares that passion through the preached word, teaching and writing. With a unique perspective as a former atheist, and as an abuse survivor herself, she has a particular concern for those who have stagnated in their faith journey as well as those who have their faith disrupted by trauma and suffering. Credentialed by the Evangelical Covenant Church, she previously served at New York Covenant Church in New Rochelle, NY. A lifelong New Yorker, she completed her M.Div at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack.