Naomi Zacharias

Biography

Naomi Zacharias was graduated from Wheaton College with a BA in Business/Economics. After working in sales for Coca-Cola, she joined the staff of RZIM. She accepted a fulltime internship in the Office of Public Liaison at The White House and returned to RZIM to help launch Wellspring International, an initiative devoted to providing financial grants to international efforts working with at-risk women and children. Naomi has visited with women in red-light districts across Europe and Asia; foster homes for children affected by HIV/AIDS throughout Asia and Africa; displacement camps in Uganda and areas of the Middle East offering aid to Iraqi refugees; areas devastated by natural disaster; and international shelters for victims of human trafficking and domestic violence.

In 2004, Naomi authored a chapter on women and education in Zealous Love: A Practical Guide to Social Justice, published by Zondervan. In Real Women, Real Faith (DVD Volumes 1 &2), Naomi is one of six speakers leading sessions on Old and New Testament female Bible characters. Her first book, The Scent of Water: Grace for Every Kind of Broken, was released by Zondervan in 2011. She has also contributed two essays included in the recently released NIV Bible for Women: Fresh Insights for Thriving in Today’s World, published by Zondervan in 2015.

Naomi and her husband, Drew, currently reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

Articles / Broadcasts

  • On International Women’s Day

    In 2002, a year after the September 11th attacks, I had the opportunity to intern for the Office of....

    - March 8, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

  • Roses and Revolutions

    Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities in the world. I love the artistic history in Amsterdam, the architecture,....

    - February 8, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

  • Stepping into the Reality of Suffering

    I recently sat across from a woman I wanted to adopt as a kind of nonna.(1) Originally from Croatia,....

    - February 2, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

  • The Strength of Kindness

    I am a country girl at heart. I love the city with its bustle, skyscraper views, hotdog vendors, and....

    - December 2, 2016  |  Posted In: Just Thinking Article

  • Sharing Grief

    I find it difficult to cry in front of people, and I'm not even sure why.(1) Even when I....

    - September 22, 2016  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

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