Deb Burma Biography

With infectious warmth and wit, Deb Burma writes as she speaks: with authenticity and passion. Faithful to God‘s Word, she relates Scripture to everyday life. Deb will encourage you personally as she speaks truth into your life. She has a passion for sharing God’s Extravagant Grace in Christ.

Deb is an author for Concordia Publishing House and a sought-after speaker for women’s conferences, retreats, and ministry events. Her assortment of Christian-living books, Bible studies, and devotionals include the best-selling Bible study, Living a Chocolate Life, Stepping Out, Beautiful Feet, and her newest work, JOY: A Study of Philippians.

Deb earned a degree in Economics and Finance, then followed the Lord’s lead to direct women’s and family ministries while raising a family and pursuing additional training in writing, speaking, and theology.

Deb’s ministry travels have taken her to 26 states and Canada, and continue to lead her down the street to her home church. Raised on a ranch in South Dakota, Deb and her family shared adventures residing in five different states before calling Nebraska home. Deb is a follower of Jesus, a pastor’s wife, and the proud mother of three amazing young adults. She’s a blogger, a women’s ministry leader, and a self-proclaimed coffee/chocolate connoisseur.

She has spoken for Lutheran Hour Ministries at both national and regional conferences and for the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) as keynote speaker for the national convention and several District conventions. She has led workshops and sectionals for Best Practices for Ministry (BPM) conferences, Concordia University System’s Beautiful Feet Conference, the Nebraska District LEA Conference, and Women’s Leadership Institute’s (WLI’s) national Conferences.

Above all, Deb is a grace-filled woman of God. Visit Deb at her website, Extravagant Grace: www.debburma.com