Kristi McLelland has been in full-time ministry for the last 25 years, including 19 years as a Professor of Biblical Studies at Williamson College. She is the Founder and Executive Director of New Lens Biblical Studies, a biblical study trip ministry that takes teams to Israel, Turkey, Greece and Italy. Kristi's specialty in biblical teaching is to serve her students and the western Church as a biblical culturalist - teaching the Bible in its original historical, cultural, geographic and linguistic context.
She is also the author of multiple Lifeway women's Bible Studies including "Jesus & Women," and "The Gospel on the Ground: The Grit & Glory of the Early Church in Acts” -- both women and teen girls’ studies.
Kristi’s launched her teaching podcast in 2022 called "Pearls with Kristi McLelland" can be found via KLove Radio's AcessMore.
Kristi lives in Franklin, TN with her dog Chester. She enjoys travel, international food, golf and anything adventurous.