Debby DeRosa

Position: Marketing and Development Associate

Education: BA English, University of South Carolina-Columbia, 1999
MFA Creative Writing, Converse College, 2013

Years Experience: 8

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?
Psalm 32:7 assures me that God is my hiding place. I can always count on His protection and deliverance when I face trouble.

Where did you grow up, and where have you lived?
I was born and raised in Greenville, SC. I went to college in Columbia, SC, and I lived in Memphis, TN, for four years before returning home.

What do you love about serving at MRCA? 
How every single person who works here is top notch! Working with such a talented group of people is very inspiring.

Besides Jesus, who is the person you would most want to meet?
Priscilla Shirer

What are your hobbies?
Reading, writing, exercising – especially running, and volunteering with various organizations

What was the best vacation you ever took and why?
My husband and I visited my sister-in-law and her family in the Dominican Republic where they are missionaries. We got to spend time with them, see what they do on a daily basis, visit some of the people they serve, and meet the child we sponsor through Compassion International.

What is your favorite way to spend a weekend?
At home with my family, on an outing with my children, or by myself reading a book

Which Bible story has grown your faith the most?
Esther reminds me how God can use us wherever we are, and we all have a purpose in our lives, created “for a time such as this.”