About the Author

Rev. Laura Sumner Truax is the senior pastor at LaSalle Street Church, a non-denominational church in downtown Chicago with a long tradition of uniting individual faith in Christ with God’s call for justice and compassion lived out in the world.

Rev. Truax holds a Master’s in Pastoral Studies with an emphasis in Spirituality and a Master’s of Divinity degree and serves as a teaching pastor for the University of Chicago. She is currently working toward her Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary.

Rev. Truax is a past board member of Interfaith Youth Corps, and Opportunity International and is currently on the Advisory Board of Cabrini Green Legal Aid, the first faith-based legal clinic in the nation to provide criminal defense for those who cannot afford it; The Theological Book Network, a non-profit committed to resourcing seminaries and Bible colleges of the majority world with high quality books and resources; and the Congregational Resource Guide, a group of scholars and practitioners engaged in supporting and resourcing congregational and denominational leaders in developing leadership practices.

For more information on Rev. Truax’s  book  Undone, please visit her Amazon author page and her website, lauratruax.com. Don’t forget to like her book  Undone on Facebook and to follow her on Twitter.

3 thoughts on “About the Author

  1. Hello, Laura! Mike Morrell asked me to contact you because he really appreciates your blog and thinks you’d be an excellent candidate for his Speakeasy Blogger Network. Do you like to review off-the-beaten path faith, spirituality, and culture books? Speakeasy puts interesting books in your hands at no charge to you. You only get books when you request them, and it’s free to join. Sign up here, if you’d like: http://thespeakeasy.info

  2. I am a friend of rashanda and she referred me to your church for help. Me, my fiance, and our 1 year old are currently homeless and in search of help. I am also 7 months pregnant. It’s hard going through these things when we have nothing but eachother. We pray everynight for a change to come and we know something will. I have talked to the homeless coalition and they have told me that i need some type of proof saying i have funds in order for me to move in to a stable home. We do not have any family, dhelters are being called everyday and i don’t want to be on the streets with my children. I would like to ask if you could donate to our gofundme account: gofundme.com/vbtb9qv3 and also share this to anyone whom you may know. Meand my family thought we were recieving help from people when really they were exploiting us and all because people think we are down right now that we have no knowledge. But we are intellegent people, we are just waiting for that blessing to come. Please be that blessing for my family. Thankyou and God Bless.

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