Kimberley Yancy, aka Mikasenoja, Christian fiction’s groundbreaking new author, originally hails from Austin, TX and was reared in Galveston County and Clear Lake, Texas. Mikasenoja’s literary career spans over 15 years, writing such plays as “Holy Ghost Takeover,” “Running Back to You,” “He’s Coming Back Again!” and inspiring columns for Christian magazines across the country. Her debut novel, “The First Lady: Confessions of a Preacher’s Wife” is sure to have good church folks talking and reevaluating how they are seen in each other’s eyes. Known for her creative story telling, controversial tell-it-like-it-is drama and innovative prose style, Mikasenoja’s goal is to empower, equip and encourage the Kingdom of God to live and stand boldly for Christ in an ever-changing society. She hopes to invoke serious discussion and biblical solutions concerning the challenges of the modern day church.
Mikasenoja possesses a compassionate heart of ministry for clergy wives and women church leaders. Mikasenoja holds a B.A. in Government and African-American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently lives in Texas City, Texas with her husband, Pastor C.L. Yancy, Sr. of eleven years and their four children, Joshua, William, Jennifer and C.J. Currently, Mikasenoja is an employed certified fourth through eighth grade Texas History teacher. Her husband serves as Senior Pastor of the New Hope Bible Baptist Church in LaMarque, TX. Mikasenoja is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and strives to exemplify Christ in everything she does in her commitment to God and in serving her community. Her scripture of purpose is, Luke 1:37 “For with God nothing shall be impossible.”