Kristen Vincent is the owner and principal artisan of Prayerworks Studio, which specializes in making handcrafted prayer beads and other prayer tools. She speaks widely on prayer and prayer beads and enjoys leading retreats. She is currently working on a book about prayer beads and writes a blog. Kristen has a Master of Theological Studies from Duke Divinity School. She is a native Texan but currently lives in Oxford, GA, where she is married to Max, a Methodist minister, and is the mother of Matthew, an inquisitive and energetic eight-year-old.