Jessica Richie

Executive director, Everything Happens Initiative

Jessica Richie is a producer and writer. She serves as the executive director of the Everything Happens Initiative at Duke University and the executive producer of the “Everything Happens” podcast, which hosts conversations between Kate Bowler and guests about lives that don’t always work out.

Bowler and Richie co-wrote a book of spiritual reflections called “Good Enough: 40ish Devotionals for a Life of Imperfection” and the forthcoming book “The Lives We Actually Have: 100 Blessings for Imperfect Days.”

Richie received her M.Div. from Duke Divinity School and lives with her family in Wilmington, Delaware.

Reflective Leadership Grant

Applications Open for the 2023 Reflective Leadership Grant

This grant program is for leaders who are ready to design the next chapter in their ministry. We welcome applicants who serve in a range of leadership roles, from project director to senior administrator, and who are working in a variety of organizations, including denominations, seminaries, church-related colleges, consultancies, congregations, Christian nonprofits, Christian social enterprises and others.

The application deadline is May 15, 2023.