Connie Faber

Editor Connie Faber, who works from the Christian Leader office in Hillsboro, Kansas, joined the magazine staff in 1994 and assumed the duties of editor in 2004. She has won awards from the Evangelical Press Association for her writing and editing. Connie is the co-author of Family Matters: Discovering the Mennonite Brethren.

Connie came to Christian Leader after working for more than 13 years in a variety of capacities at Tabor College, the Mennonite Brethren college located in Hillsboro. She is a 1980 Tabor College graduate. Connie and her husband, David, have three children. They are active members of Ebenfeld MB Church of rural Hillsboro.

Contact Connie at with general questions, feature article and column essay queries and concerning your advertising needs.

Janae Rempel

Assistant editor Janae Rempel joined the Christian Leader staff in September 2017. She has six years of experience in newspaper writing and photography. Janae is an award-winning journalist, having received three 2016 Kansas Press Association Awards of Excellence.

Janae graduated from Tabor College in 2010. She lives in Hillsboro, Kansas, and attends Hillsboro MB Church.

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Shelley Plett

Shelley Plett began working as the magazine’s designer in December 2008. She is a designer with Print Source Direct, a publishing company in Hillsboro, Kansas.