Posts by Natalie Sum

Natalie Sum comes alive and sees the face of Jesus when listening to the stories of others and coming alongside small businesses or nonprofits. While seeking to become all she was created to be, she thrives by facilitating groups, implementing initiatives or advocating for others. Natalie is currently working on her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and has completed the Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Level I and II. received Training Certificates in Trauma Care through The Allender Center (School of Theology and Psychology). She loves cruising on her bike, basking in creation, watching movies and developing curriculum. She resides just outside of Chicago with her wife, Amy, who she met in 2007. They have weathered much in reconciling their sexual orientation and walk with Jesus. Visit her website,