Office Staff

Dr. Denise O’Donoghue

Dr. O’Donoghue serves as the Director of Women’s Life and is an assistant professor in Women’s Studies. She is a two-time graduate of SEBTS: Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling and Doctor of Education. One of her greatest joys is encouraging women and helping them as they seek answers from God’s Word. She is married to her husband, Rod. They have two daughters, Courtney and Erin and two son-in-laws named Jerry. Five grandsons: Tristan, Camden, Owen, Landon and Alistair who are a constant source of enjoyment.


Sarah Atkinson

Sarah is a student in the College at Southeastern working towards a major in Justice and Social Ethics with two minors, in Psychology and Missions. She loves spending time with internationals and learning about different cultures. She works in the Women’s Life Office as an administrative assistant and also works in the Student Activities and Discipleship Office as a Student Events Assistant Coordinator.



Laura Fylstra

Laura is a Master of Arts in Ministry to Women student at SEBTS and an administrative assistant in the Women’s Life Office. She is married to her wonderful husband, Jonathan. Together they have a goldendoodle, Oscar, and are expecting their first baby, Jackson, in March. Laura is passionate about discipleship and teaching women how to intersect the gospel in their everyday lives.