Enuma Okoro was born in the United States and raised in Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and England. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University Divinity School where she served as Director for the Center for Theological Writing. She has served as a Spiritual Formation Leader for seminarians and continues to lead workshops and retreats for both youth and adults on such topics as the Dangers and Joys of Prayer, Vocational Discernment, Theology & Poetry, The Arts as a Mirror for the Divine, Writing as a Spiritual Practice, and Engaging the Spiritual Disciplines for Discernment. She works as a full time writer, speaker, and workshop/ retreat leader.
Enuma is the author of Reluctant Pilgrim: A Moody, Somewhat Self-Indulgent Introvert's Search for Spiritual Community.
Enuma is co-author with Susan Briehl and Don Richter of a companion study guide for On Our Way: Christian Practices for Leading a Whole Life ed. by Dorothy C. Bass and Susan R. Briehl.
Enuma has an additional book co-authored with Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (December 2010): Common Prayer: Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals, Zondervan Publishers.