Leslie is an ordained Elder at Wings of Eagles Christian Church, an urban non-denominational church in Durham North Carolina where she serves in various capacities from the youth ministry to prayer, worship and cleaning ministries.
Leslie's educational background includes a BA in Psychology from the University of Illinois-Chicago and an MDiv. from Duke University.
Over the past 11 years, she has worked in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, homeless shelters and hospital chaplaincy. She is also committed to cross-cultural ministry and has enjoyed engaging in ministry with communities both locally and abroad. Leslie speaks three languages in addition to English (Spanish, French and Portuguese) and has had the privilege to minister in various countries in their respective language.
Leslie enjoys both the blessings and the growing pains of being a wife and mother of three children in Durham, North Carolina where she can be found writing, singing and hiking her way through the week.