Kelli Mahoney

Christianity Expert


M.P.A., University of Illinois–Springfield

B.S., Psychology and Criminal Justice, Illinois State University.


  • Has authored numerous articles on a wide range of Christian-themed topics, from Bible study to spiritual discipline
  • Worked as an administrator for NXT, a high school Christian youth group


Kelli Mahoney is a Christian writer who has covered topics ranging from Bible study to spiritual discipline. Previously, she worked as a leader with the senior high school ministry at Calvary Church in Naperville, Illinois, and later 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 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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