The Rev. Angela T. Khabeb is a Lutheran pastor serving at Ascension Church in Waukesha, Wisc. Angela, a Bridges Scholar, completed seminary at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago where she won the James Kenneth Echols Prize for Excellence in Preaching. In 2000, she was the first African American ELCA missionary to Namibia, Africa. While in Namibia, she met and married her husband, Benhi. Benhi and Angela have been married for 16 years and enjoy an active home life with their three wonderful children, Konami, Khenna and Khonni.