Judy Osborne lives in Sacramento, California, where her husband Dave is senior pastor of the Carmichael Church. Their son, David, is a freshman at La Sierra University. The focus of her involvement with her husband's ministry is the Carmichael Church lobby—a one-on-one nurturing of members and guests, making them feel important and welcome.

Judy is an interior designer and also assistant professor in the interior design department at Pacific Union College. She has taught at Loma Linda University and Atlantic Union College.

Her hobbies and special interests include: travelling, creative cuisine, entertaining, shop­ping, and walking.

This article appeared in Wifeline, March 1994, Northern California Conference. Used with permission.

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