MaryAnn McKibben Dana is a writer, pastor and speaker living outside Washington DC. She is author of Sabbath in the Suburbs: A Family's Experiment with Holy Time. Her forthcoming project is Spirituality for the Smartphone Age. Her writing has appeared in TIME.com, The Washington Post, Religion Dispatches, Journal for Preachers, and the Christian Century. She was recently featured on PBS’s Religion and Ethics Newsweekly for her work on Sabbath.<br />
She is a sought-after speaker, preacher, conference leader and writer around issues of leadership, spirituality, technology, and congregational transformation. She is a mother of three, a haphazard knitter, and an occasional marathoner. Connect with her at her website, The Blue Room (theblueroomblog.org).