Director of Communications and Church Planting Support
Stacey earned a Bachelor’s in English from Friends University and a Master’s in English from Fort Hays State University. From 2009-2016, she was a full-time professor at Barclay College teaching in the areas of English and Worship Arts. Stacey ministered alongside Tony as a pastor’s wife from 1987-2008. She started an online group for the EFC-MAYM pastors’ wives called Coffee Hangout. As well as enjoying teaching, Stacey enjoys studying scripture, leading worship, writing, and reading. She authored Arise, My Beloved: Simple Suggestions for a Wonderful Wedding at www.arisemybeloved.com. She enjoys ministering through her blog Yellow Butterfly, www.yellowbutterflysite.com, designed to encourage women to find healing and hope in Christ. She also enjoys traveling and ministering with her husband Tony. Tony and Stacey co-founded the non-profit ministry Family Ministry Institute, doing business as Wheeler Ministries, to provide help and healing to individuals, marriages, families, and church teams. Tony and Stacey give seminars equipping people through training specifically focused on developing self-awareness, spiritual awareness, and deeper relationships within marriages and with children. Stacey grew up attending Derby Friends Church from birth to age 18 and as a young student always looked forward to going to Yearly Meeting and Camp Quaker Haven. Stacey and Tony live in the Kansas City area. They’ve been married since 1987 and have three adult children and five grandchildren. Stacey enjoys being with her family, decorating, hiking, taking drives with Tony, and drinking coffee.