About the Authors


Director of Youth MinistriesCamille Cates is a veteran of youth ministry. She served alongside her husband in full-time youth ministry for 15 years, two of which were overseas with non-American students. From 2009-2013, she has taught abstinence education in the public school system as well as Parent Programs. She has been a lay-counselor with Healing Hearts Ministries International ministering to women for over a decade. 

      Camille Testimony and First Love Presentation


Founding DirectorSue Liljenberg is the Founder & International Director of Healing Hearts Ministries International. Healing Hearts started in 1988 as a post-abortion trauma ministry in Washington State and has since grown to an international ministry with representation in 31 states and 8 foreign countries. In 2003 the ministry expanded its services to reach out to non-post-abortive women who need healing from various life circumstances. The ministry’s Youth Division was formed in 2010 to disciple the next generation to bring hope and healing through Jesus Christ to those around them.