Jolene Kinser


Having spent much of the time between 1997 and 2020 committed to working overseas in China, Jolene now lives in southern California. Jolene works as a global Chinese peacemaking ministry developer and educator and as a peacemaking specialist under the South Pacific Alliance District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Jolene is passionate about helping people resolve conflict, restore peace, and experience reconciliation both with God and others. Using biblically based principles, she specialises in working with people who are Chinese or who live and work in a Chinese or multi-cultural context. Jolene’s education background includes a BA in Linguistics and Religious Studies from UC Davis (1997), an MA in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Seminary (2002), and a PhD in Intercultural Education from Biola University (2020). For more information about Jolene or her recently published book, Changing Normal: Break Through Barriers to Pursuing Peace in Relationships, check out her website: