Lynn McDonald is cofounder of Embracing the Journey Inc. and co-author of the book and Companion Study Guide by the same name called Embracing the Journey, A Christian parent’s blueprint to loving your LGBTQ child. Lynn’s love of people has fueled her work as a bridge builder between the LGBTQ community, their parents, and the Church. When her now-adult children were young, she was a full-time homemaker. She is passionate in her support for Orphan Helpers in the countries of Honduras and El Salvador and has served as president of Middle School Parent Teacher Organization, as a volunteer crisis pregnancy counselor, and has been on the Prayer Committee for Young Life Central America for over 15 years. Lynn is also a breast cancer survivor and has first-hand understanding of how a life-threatening disease can result in reprioritization of everything that is important in life. Residing in Atlanta with her husband Greg, Lynn is the proud mom of Greg Jr. and Connie as well as mom-in-law to Matt and Jon. She is also a devoted grandma to her three young grandchildren.