About the Contributors

Rebecca Jowers

Rebecca Jowers received a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Texas at El Paso, where she graduated summa cum laude and played collegiate basketball. She taught math and science in both public and private schools as well as the collegiate level. Rebecca continued her education, earning a Master’s degree from Dallas Seminary and received the Howard Hendricks’ Award for the Department of Christian Education’s most outstanding work. While at DTS, she worked in the Spiritual Formation Department as a Fellow.

After graduating from DTS, Rebecca founded The Poiema Foundation, a non-profit that fights human trafficking through education and community outreach. Poiema provides long-term, trauma-informed care and the unconditional love of Christ to women on their journey from victim to survivor. In addition to her work with Poiema, Rebecca recently accepted the role of Assistant Dean of Students and Advisor to Women at Dallas Seminary and is pursuing a Doctorate of Educational Ministries. She has been married to her husband, Raymond, for 30 years and they have four grown daughters.