Dr. Ron Bell serves as Director of Healing and Resilience for Discipleship Ministries and The Upper room. He has been a senior pastor, a church plant pastor, and a UMC conference director over congregational development. His webinar series on Trauma and Empathy has been used by colleges and seminaries, nonprofit organizations, and county agencies. He is a board member of the Minnesota Coalition for Death Education and Support and the National Social Justice Clinical Pastoral Education. Three of his books deal with his work with grief and trauma, including The Four Promises: A Journey of Healing past and Present Trauma (Space for Me L.L.C., 2021), available at Space for Me and Amazon.