Amy graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in 2004 with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught fifth grade at a Christian school for 6 years while ministering with her husband, Lance, a youth pastor at a Nazarene church in California. In 2011, God called them to Illinois to serve at Olivet Nazarene University, where Manteno Church of the Nazarene became their church home. They have three children, Owen, Callie, and Lanae. Their family enjoys outdoor activities, playing sports, riding bikes, and spending time with other families.