Leaders

Kristin Bonham

Director of Women’s Ministry

  • Married to Chris for 23 years
  • They met at a church picnic in her hometown
  • Mom to three kids – Taylor, Abigail and Casey
  • Has been at Grace Family Church 16 years
  • Favorite Bible verse is Ecclesiastes 3:11 “Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.”
  • Likes her coffee strong with lots of vanilla cream or, a Starbucks Double Shot
  • If she had an extra $100, she’d take her family out to dinner – a rare treat
  • Loves to vacation with Chris in some place tropical on the water
  • Can always find lip gloss and her iPod in her purse
  • Enjoys running, biking and baking (she runs so she can eat)
  • Wishes she could use her Macbook better
  • Favorite book is “Three weeks with my Brother” by Nicholas Sparks
  • Favorite movie is Pride and Prejudice
  • Favorite place in Tampa Bay is Pass-a-Grille beach

What do you find Beautiful?
“Seeing my kids spending time together, and my friendships.”


 

Marilyn Hinders

Beautiful Small Group Head Coach

  • Been married 45 years to Doug
  • They met at college in South Dakota
  • Mom to two kids – Kim and Jason; grandmother to Charissa and Bryce
  • Been a member of Grace Family Church for 16 years
  • Favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
  • Likes her coffee with creamer and Splenda
  • If she had an extra $100, she’d buy items for homeless bags and deliver them to those standing on the street corners
  • Loves to vacation in San Diego
  • Can always find gum in her purse or car
  • Enjoys biking, tennis, horseback riding, visiting big cities and reading
  • Can’t wait to skydive on her next birthday
  • Favorite movie is The Blind Side
  • Favorite place in Tampa Bay is the beach

What do you find Beautiful?
“All ages and stages of women.”


 

Debbie Altman

Lead Pastor’s Wife

  • Married for 31 years to Craig, senior pastor of Grace Family Church
  • They met while working in a toy department
  • Mom to two kids – Dara and Brent, and one grandbaby on the way
  • Favorite Bible verse is Psalm 27:10 – “Though your mother and father forsake you, the Lord will receive you.”
  • Likes her coffee large, strong, creamy and sweet
  • Loves to vacation anywhere with cooler weather – beach, mountains, prairies or cities
  • Always has something that needs to be returned in her purse
  • If she had an extra $100, she’d buy some kind of home décor item
  • Enjoys reading, exercising, eating and sleeping in
  • Would love to learn to use the computer better and paint with watercolors
  • Favorite movie is Les Miserable
  • Favorite place in Tampa Bay is the beach

What do you find Beautiful?
“The grace of God, and the incredible people that God gives me the honor to meet in my role as a Pastor’s wife!”