Tara Barthel has served as a Christian mediator for over twenty years. She formerly worked as an attorney in Chicago, and then moved to Billings, Montana to work for Ken Sande as the Director of the Institute for Christian Conciliation. Currently, Tara serves her family as a homemaker, while occasionally accepting Christian conciliation cases, church interventions, and speaking / writing invitations.

Tara is the author of the peacemaking women’s video series Living the Gospel in Relationships and the ASL-translated women’s video series Becoming Who You Already Are, the co-author of the books Peacemaking Women and Redeeming Church Conflicts, and a contributing author to the PCA women’s blog enCourage.

Tara earned her law degree and M.B.A. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and her B.A. in psychology from Augustana College (Illinois). Currently enrolled at Reformed Theological Seminary and pursuing her Master’s degree in Religion, Tara has been married to her husband, Fred, for over twenty years and they have two daughters and a very friendly Golden Retriever.

To learn more about Tara, please visit her website: Fred, Tara, Sophia and Ella make their home in Billings, Montana. To stay in touch with Tara, please visit her websiteblog, or friend her on FaceBook.