Gift Your Spouse a Marriage Retreat
Marriage Retreats Romantic Adventures Refresh & Renew Retreats Marriage Intensives Marriage Resources

Photo of Skip McDonald

Skip McDonald

Spiritual Director

Skip McDonald, R.N. BSN, ThB, has been on InterVarsity Christian Fellowship staff for 29 years. She serves in the southeast as a Regional Resource Specialist focusing on mental health, spiritual formation, Bible study and Nurses Christian Fellowship.

Skip has been a Registered Nurse for 46 years. She has a strong desire to help others obtain and maintain mental and emotional health, and has worked extensively as a mental health nurse. Skip has conducted classes to help train others as first responders in mental health crises. Grace Filled Mental Health: The Great Exchange is her faith based mental health course.

Skip’s writing includes: The Garden of My Heart, And She Lived Happily Ever After, Christ Our Life: The Great Exchange, God’s Word and Mental Health Bible study, Daddy’s Girl: Abba and Me, Blessings in the Shadows, Women of New Life: A Collaboration, Depression: Emerging from the Darkness, and Anxiety: Finding Comfort and Reassurance from God (LifeGuide Bible study by InterVarsity Press).

Skip is the Founder of Freedomsize Worship Fitness, LLC. This form of worship incorporates worship music and movement to the glory of God. Freedomsize flows out of a deep desire embedded in her heart for many years. She also seeks to lead a healthy lifestyle, encouraging others to do the same.

Skip has joined The Agape Center for Spiritual Formation as a Spiritual Director. While serving here, she will offer personal and group spiritual direction, seminars, and retreats. Skip enjoys reading, worship fitness, walking, and writing. She resides in Smyrna, GA. Visit her website at