Elaina Ramsey is honored to be a part of the Sojourners community.
Through her previous experiences as a youth minister in the South Bronx and a community organizer for various nonprofits (and a presidential campaign), Elaina comes to Sojourners magazine with a passion for all things theological and political.
She received her bachelor's degree from Capital University, where she studied international relations, sociology, and music. She holds a master's in theological studies from Wesley Theological Seminary, as well as a master's degree in international peace and conflict resolution from American University.
Elaina believes the best of each of us in born in community. She enjoys hearing other people's stories and weaving them together to share the good news--God's story of restoration, redemption, and reconciliation for the world.
Elaina is married to a Methodist pastor and resides in northern Virginia. She is an avid singer, Zumba enthusiast, and Groupon collector. She can also be found trying to desperately learn Spanish in order to speak with her in-laws.