Ariel is from Pasadena, Texas. She began serving in children’s ministry as volunteer in 2004. Beginning in 2007, Ariel spent a few years living in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area while studying at Dallas Baptist University and Southwestern Seminary. She has her degree in Biblical Studies from DBU, and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern. Ariel has served on the children’s ministry staff of churches in Pasadena, Dallas, and Pearland, Texas. She has served on mission teams in Texas and Louisiana, as well as England and Africa. Ariel has two dogs, Dazzle and Maverick. She enjoys traveling, reading, photography, and anything outside.