Kelli Mahoney is a former writer for ThoughtCo where she wrote about being a Christian teen. Kelli has worked with Christian teens for almost as long as she has been a Christian herself. Her work in this field began as a leader with the senior high school ministry at Calvary Church in Naperville, Illinois, and eventually served as the administrator for NXT, a high school Christian youth group. She also has significant experience in helping troubled teens through her work in juvenile probation and mental health.
Kelli wrote for ThoughtCo on topics ranging from understanding Bible verses to being a Christian on a secular school campus. She wrote numerous articles on a wide range of Christian-themed topics, from Bible study to spiritual discipline.
Kelli Mahoney received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Illinois–Springfield in 2010. She also holds a Bachelor Science (B.S.) in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Illinois State University.
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