Connie Marie Ellard Fleming Bunch, the wife of Rev. Gary M. Bunch, is the mother of three sons. A former Missionary Journeyman for the Southern Baptist Convention, she has continued to be a part of short term missions. She is a National Board Certified Teacher, certified in English, elementary education, gifted education, special education, and technology. She has a B.A. from Mississippi State University and a Masters in Education & Technology from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. She is a contributing author of Writing for a Change published by National Writing Project. In Bless Your Heart she shares her testimony and the funny, shocking, and tearful experiences of parenting and relates it all to the Bible.