Andrea Palpant Dilley

As a former missionary kid who fled the faith during her young adult years, Andrea Palpant Dilley writes and speaks on faith, doubt, and the church. Her work has appeared with Faith & LeadershipBooks & Culture, Beliefnet, CNN, Her.meneutics, Geez Magazine, Utne Reader, Rock & Sling, and on the cover of Christianity Today. She is the author of the memoir, Faith and Other Flat Tires: Searching for God on the Rough Road of Doubt (Zondervan), and a contributor to Jesus Girls: True Tales of Growing Up Female and Evangelical (Wipf and Stock) and Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank ABout Faith (White Cloud Press). Andrea lives with her husband and three kids in Austin, Texas, where her husband teaches philosophy at St. Edward's University. For more information, connect with Andrea on Facebook or at