About Aeriel Matthews

    Aeriel is a Christian blogger and author, sexual abuse survivor, youth bible study, and character development teacher! She received a bachelor's in biology from Winston Salem State University. While in undergrad, Aeriel created the first liturgical dance team in her hometown, which uncovered her passion for working with the youth. After graduating with a B.A. in biology, she went on to fulfill her call as a youth minister.

    In that time, she created the first & only youth bible study in her hometown area and has spoken at several youth conferences, teaching youth the importance of Christ. She continues her ministry through her weekly blog at www.aerielwynnell.com and in the publishing of her first book: "Growing Pains". She is focused on showing the youth where and how God plays a major role every, single day of their lives.

    Aeriel Matthews