Melanie Nicholas, Communications Consultant, joined the church staff in September, 2016. Her responsibilities include marketing projects and further developing the television ministry. A west Texas transplant who never knew how green a state could be until she and her family relocated to Tulsa, she has worked in communications, public relations and journalism for more than 20 years. Her award-winning work has appeared in numerous Texas papers and magazines as well as several national publications. In her spare time, she spearheads a collective parenting blog and writes a newspaper column chronicling her amazing adventures fighting grime and insecurity. She and her husband, David, have a son, Parker, and a daughter, Bodhi.