Mary J. Yerkes is an award-winning nonfiction writer who specializes in writing for print and online publications for the inspirational and general markets. After working in the financial services industry as a professional writer and editor for almost 10 years, she launched her own communications agency, which specializes in content strategy and development.
Her published work appears in such popular print and online publications as Christianity Today’s WomenLeaders.com, CBN.com, Focus on the Family’s flagship website. In addition to writing for Christianity Today and Focus on the Family, her articles have also appeared in CBN.com, On Mission Magazine, Conversations Journal: A Forum for Authentic Formation, and The Journal of Biblical Counseling, to name just a few.
Her article, “Alone in Marriage,” was named one of Christianity Today’s WomenLeaders.com 10 most popular articles of 2015.
Mary is also a regular contributor to AG News, the official news source of the Assemblies of God and Independent Banker Magazine, an award-winning magazine published monthly by the Independent Community Bankers of America. Her bylined and ghostwritten articles have also appeared in Associations Now, PayTech, and Bank Systems and Technology, among others.
She has also contributed to several books, including Angel Dogs: Divine Messengers of Love, A Cup of Comfort Devotional or Christian Women, and Coaching the Coach: Life Coaching Stories and Tips for Transforming Lives.
Mary is also a certified spiritual director and a certified life and leadership coach who specializes in working with church and marketplace leaders and established and emerging writers.
She is currently accepting assignments.