Dr. Hendershot graduated from Asbury College in 1980 and subsequently earned an M.A. in Counseling from Liberty University and an M.A. in Theology from Houston Graduate School of Theology. In addition, she holds the D.Miss. from Asbury Theological Seminary. She is an ordained chaplain and author of E. Stanley Jones Had a Wife. Dr. Hendershot has traveled in Canada, Israel, Japan, Russia, Dominican Republic, China, United Arab Emirates, India, Kenya, and Nigeria. Her past community service includes the Kentucky Christian Foundation: Disaster Relief Committee (Member), Kentucky Representative for Concerned Women for America, Lexington Christian Women's Club (Prayer Chairman), Univeristy of Kentucky's International Hospitality Program (Board Member), and host for two international students (from China and Iraq).