Kathryn S. Patterson is a retired judicial court reporter and an ordained minister. She has a master of ministry degree in Christian counseling and is a board-certified Christian counselor. Kathryn was a family and relationship counselor for several years in a pastoral role through her local church. Kathryn currently volunteers as a chaplain at a local hospital. Kathryn and Duane, her husband, have spent extended time in Israel over the last 20 years, as well as hosting trips to Israel through their ministsry Bible Land Studies (www.biblelandstudies.com). Kathryn continues to study and teach biblical Hebrew. Kathryn and Duane live in Southern Arizona near their family.