Bio

IN BRIEF

Maggie Wallem Rowe is a national speaker, dramatist and freelance writer from the Chicago area who also works fulltime as a Senior Publicist for Tyndale House Publishers. The former Director of Women’s Ministries for Vision New England, Maggie has contributed to over ten books including numerous devotional Bibles for women. As the author of several original one-woman dramas, she has traveled extensively throughout the United States speaking at conferences and retreats. In 2014 Maggie received her Master’s degree in Biblical Studies from Wheaton Graduate School. Her greatest blessings are Mike, her husband and pastor of 40 years, their three adult children, two children-in-love and two grandchildren.  Her guilty pleasures include eating French macarons, reading literary novels, and learning to play the drums.

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A farmer’s daughter from Illinois, Maggie spent 25 years in ministry in New England with her pastor- husband Mike, where she taught at Daniel Webster University and  directed women’s ministries for Vision New England. Now a resident of Wheaton, Illinois, Maggie works full-time in public relations and has served as a guest communications instructor at Wheaton College.

As a speaker Maggie has spoken  at hundreds of retreats and conferences throughout the U.S.  Maggie gave the keynote address at  the 32nd Annual DuPage County Christmas Prayer Breakfast, the only woman to do so in the 37 year history of the event.  As a dramatist Maggie performs original historical reenactments of the lives of great women of the Christian faith including Mary of Nazareth, Sarah Pierpont Edwards, and Amy Carmichael. As a freelance writer, Maggie has contributed to over ten books including What We’ve Learned So Far, the Zondervan Women’s Devotional Bible,the Thomas Nelson Family Foundations BibleChicken Soup for the Christian Woman’s Soul,  Tyndale’s One Year Bible for New Believers, and Quiet Reflections of Hope: 120 Devotions to Start Your Day (Revell).

In 2014 Maggie was awarded her M.A. in Biblical Studies from Wheaton Graduate School.  Her greatest blessings are Mike, her husband and pastor of 40 years, their three adult children and spouses and two grandchildren, Libby and Everett.

Maggie’s personal mission as a speaker, teacher, and dramatist can be summed up in the words of 1 Peter 4:11: “If anyone speaks, she should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone serves, she should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen!”