Bo Stern is a sought-after speaker, writer and a teaching pastor at Westside Church in Bend, Oregon. She possesses a unique gift of making complex theology accessible and exciting and loves finding new ways to help people fall in love with the Word of God.

Bo is a wife, a mom to four kids and a newbie grandma to the coolest baby ever. She is also passionately involved in raising awareness and funding for research for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s), a disease her husband was diagnosed with in 2011.

In Beautiful Battlefields, Bo tells the story of the infinite, eternal beauty that is developed in the midst of the fiercest fights in life. She stores her daily thoughts on life, battle, cupcakes and Dr. Seuss at