I’m Nicki Schroeder. A radio personality, digital content manager, writer and speaker who loves cupcakes, coffee, messy kitchens and Jesus. Just not in that order!

We have an enemy who wants us to blend in with the crowd. But Jesus, He wants us to shine for Him.

We’re gonna go deep here. Past the plastic smiles and the happy faces we put on every Sunday morning for church. We all have a hard stuff. And that gives us a beautiful opportunity to find abundant joy in Jesus in the middle of the mess.

Nicki writes about the messy, broken pieces of our faith journey and the beauty that Christ weaves through our stories.


I write authentically about Jesus, faith, marriage + life, with a big dose of sass and humor.


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I talk about Jesus daily as a radio personality, speak at retreats and write for publications.

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I don't know how people get through life without Jesus!

I grew up in a very abusive home. A Jaws of Life car accident took away my ability to run and participate in sports. It also started an endless battle with chronic pain and weight gain. I’m a thyroid cancer survivor! My vocal chords were damaged during surgery. I couldn’t speak for months and no longer can hit those high notes. We struggled for years with infertility and a painful failed adoption. That’s just the tip of the iceberg of the hard stuff I’ve endured. But God never left me during any of these trials and GUESS WHAT? He’s with you in your hard stuff too!

I love telling stories!

I’m currently on air and the digital content manager at a regional Christian radio network. I also write for print + online publications. Before ministry, I did pr, marketing and communications for a U.S. Presidential candidate, a former Midwest Governor, a global nonprofit and two fortune 500 companies.
My corporate writing has been published in the Washington Post, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, LA Times and other larger papers and trade publications throughout the U.S. on issues related to fossil fuels and alternative energy sources, as well as policy-related news on agriculture, environment and business matters. 
My ministry writing has been published in print and online at various sites on the web.

Creativity is my soul food.

I started a blog because I missed the creativity and fun that comes from graphic design and web development after leaving corporate life. Now I get to design in ministry life too and I love it. It’s my happy place!
You can often find me singing, baking, reading, bingeing Netflix, taking long walks with my hubby or grabbing coffee with friends when I’m not writing or designing stuff.