Karen Melby is passionate about studying God’s word, teaching and discipling women. She serves on the leadership team of Common Ground Bible Study. Karen and her late husband Scott loved to introduce others to missions and actively encouraged families to get involved in global mission work. Karen continues this passion locally as she also serves on the board of the Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference . She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan and worships at Ada Bible Church. Her favorite pastime is spending as much time as possible with her 5 adult children, 3 beautiful grandchildren and counting.