In 2005, Michelle hosted and co-produced I-Life Television’s “Shine” on INSP and is director, creator, producer, and host of a new 8-week DVD series for women, “Live Again: Wholeness After Divorce” releasing in June 2013 with Aspire Press, a division of Rose Publishing. Michelle is also the national spokesperson for Beth Moore’s “Loving Well” television special, GLO Bible and has authored several books, Live Laugh Love Again, God Crazy and Overcoming the Seven Deadly Emotions with Harvest House. She has several new book releases in 2013, Forever God Crazy, God Crazy Freedom, and the “Freedom Series” releasing in stores nationwide March 2013 in conjunction with the national “God Crazy Freedom” speaking tour.
Michelle has hosted and been a featured guest on hundreds of television and radio programs, including NBC’s Midday Connection, The 700 Club, Life Today with James and Betty Robinson, Postively Texas, and TBN among many more.
In 1999 Michelle founded a general interest women’s publication, Shine, highlighting articles on fashion, travel and health. As editor-in-chief she interviewed well known leaders, such as First Lady Laura Bush, Anne Graham Lotz, Michael W. Smith, Kurt Warner, Chuck and Gena Norris, Beth Moore, and more. Shine published 9 years with over 40,000 subscribers.
Michelle lives with husband/author Michael Thornton and four children, Joshua, Aaron, Madison, and Jacob, in Nashville.