Lauren McAfee is the founder and visionary of Stand for Life, and also serves as Ministry Director for Ministry Investments at Hobby Lobby. Lauren is the author of Only One Life (Zondervan, 2018), Not What You Think (Zondervan, 2019) Legacy Study (B&H, 2019), Beyond our Control (Thomas Nelson, 2023) and Created in the Image of God (Forefront, 2023). She is currently pursuing a PhD in Ethics and Public Policy with Dr. Russell Moore as her supervisor studying the Imago Dei applied to Women’s Health.

Prior to her role with Hobby Lobby, Lauren worked for her father Steve Green as he founded Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. During her time at the Museum, she served as Curator, Artifact Collection Manager, and Director of Community Engagement.

Lauren has a Masters of Arts in pastoral counseling and theological studies, as well as a Masters of theology. She and her husband Michael live in Oklahoma City and enjoy reading and traveling. Together they have two daughters, Zion and Zara, through the blessing of adoption.