Tracey L. Henderson is a candidate for ministry as an ordained deacon in The United Methodist Church who has studied at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Illinois. In addition to her theological studies, Tracey has an extensive background, including a Ph.D., in agriculture and related sciences, which she has used in ministry and service settings, such as the Peace Corps, in Zaire, Mozambique, and the United States. Tracey is active in the local church as well, and has served as coordinator of small group ministries, developing small groups, leading studies, and writing curriculum. Her seminary emphasis is in Christian education, specializing in mission education and adult ministries. She authored Balance in the 20/30 series.