Jill Savage speaks to audiences of thousands and is the author of twelve books including Better Together, No More Perfect Moms and No More Perfect Kids. She’s the founder of Hearts at Home (www.HeartsatHome.org), a ministry for moms. Her biggest accomplishment? Being a mom to five beautiful children and Nana to three precious grandbabies. Jill Savage encourages tens of thousands each year through her speaking and writing. Why is she so successful? Because she’s just one of us — a mother trying to make it through each day with the challenges life can present to us. Jill and her family live in an old farmhouse in Normal, IL, where she admits that she burns bacon on a regular basis. You can learn more about Jill at www.JillSavage.org.
Steve Repak, is a Certified Financial Planner™, Army veteran, Financial Literacy Speaker and author of “6 Week Money Challenge: For Your Personal Finances” and “Dollars & Uncommon Sense: Basic Training For Your Money”. Steve has traveled the world and has helped many people turn their finances around with his inspiring financial literacy presentations and one-on-one financial coaching.
Steve has been a frequent guest on Fox and Friends, Fox Business, 700 Club, and CNN Headline News and has been interviewed on NPR, Bloomberg Radio, Market Watch Radio, and many other National and Regional Shows. Steve’s work has been featured in Forbes, Investor’s Business Daily, BusinessWeek, New York Post, MSN Money and Yahoo Finance.
Steve was the 1995 Fort Bliss, Texas Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Management Communications from Amridge University. For more information about Steve, please visit his website at www.SteveRepak.com
Jill Monaco is an author, speaker and life coach. As the Founder and CEO of Jill Monaco Ministries, a 501c3 non profit that publishes the online magazine SingleMatters.com. She is also the creator of the interactive coaching program for singles From Looking To Loving: Find the Breakthrough You Need So You Can Have The Relationship You Want. She developed the Freedom Coach Model and loves helping people find freedom and purpose so they can live a life they love. As a teacher and speaker, Jill is known for captivating audiences with her high-energy, humorous approach to life’s serious issues. You can learn more about Jill at www.jillmonaco.com.
J.E. Berry is a speaker and the author of The Truth About Happiness: Exchanging the falsehood of happiness for Christ’s lasting joy. She is a wife and mother of five children. J.E. has a heart for outreach and seeing people come to know freedom through a relationship with Christ Jesus, specifically women who have yet to see their God given destiny because of lingering bondage. As an author and speaker, she explores things that hinder us from moving forward in our walk with Christ. Such as people pleasing, unhappiness, un-forgiveness and much more, to try and lend a hand in unveiling the culprits so that we can move forward in victory. She carries this same passion into each area of ministry she is active in.
Jenny Reese Clark is a Christian author and speaker who is a living testimony of what true faith in Jesus Christ can bring. As a multiple felon of various drug charges, Jenny is no stranger to breaking the rules or suffering their consequences. A myriad of challenges, including an accident that left her temporarily in a wheelchair and a home explosion that resulted in her awakening on a ventilator in an ICU, Jenny is no stranger to addiction, bondage, or poor choices. While Jenny was in prison on a 15-year sentence for drug use, she realized her utter need for a Savior. She is a certified Peer Support Specialist by the Alabama Department of Health, and her story is being used to inspire thousands. For more info, visit www.jennyreeseclark.com.
Laura Polk is a single mom, author, writer, speaker, and friend. She has written for magazines and online publications, such as Focus on the Family, Christian Parenting Today, and Crosswalk. She is author of the upcoming release The Single Mom Challenge. She is a graduate of She Speaks and Christian Communicators. Laura uses her own experiences and love for God as a tool to inspire and encourage single mothers around the United States. She has a passion to empower single mothers to see who they are through Christ. Her goal is to write with transparency and authenticity to encourage others along their journey. For more information, visit www.laurapolk.com.
Known as “the Positive Lady,” Karol Ladd inspires men and women around the world with a message of lasting hope and Biblical truth. Karol is open, honest and real in both her speaking and her writing. Formerly a teacher, Karol is the best-selling author of over 35 books including The Power of a Positive Mom, Positive Leadership Principles for Women and her newest book, Becoming a Woman of the Word. As a gifted communicator and dynamic leader, Karol is a popular speaker to women’s organizations, church groups and corporate events and is a frequent guest on radio and television programs and teaches a monthly Bible study called Positive Woman Connection. Recently, she started the Engage Positive Parenting Initiative which reaches men and women in communities affected by poverty (www.EngageParenting.com). Her most valued role is that of wife to Curt and mother to two grown daughters, Grace and Joy. Find out more at www.PositiveLifePrinciples.com.
From special education classes to single motherhood to graduate of Emory University School of Law, Melonie Wright is proof that God is a Redeemer. When Wright was in preschool, her parents were told she was a slow learner and was placed in special education classes, citing she never talked in class and didn’t respond as others her age did. Melonie encountered God after experiencing much heartache and adversity. As a former college athlete, abuse survivor, and single mom who once had only cents to her name, Melonie knows what it is to be an overcomer through Christ and has a passion to teach other single moms to do the same thing. Melonie lives in Birmingham, AL with her daughter, Raegan, where she practices commercial litigation. For more information, visit https://meloniebygrace.com/.
Michelle Lynn Senters serves as founder and coordinator of Arise Ministry for Single Moms. Established in 2011, this ministry from Woodmen Valley Chapel provide support, encouragement, resources, and regular networking opportunities for single mothers in the Colorado Springs area. She is author toThe Unseen Companion- God with the Single Mother. As a former single mother for eight years, Michelle speaks the language of “single mom”, as she learned the journey of depending on Christ intimately. She became a single mom mentor in 2008 and has been pouring into single mothers, ever since. For more information, visit http://michellelynnsenters.com/.
Stacie Poythress is a passionate leader whose personal journey through divorce and unemployment as a single mom drove her to serve families facing the same challenges. She began a Single Parent group in her own church. In 2010, she used her corporate and personal experience, amid her own fears and tears, to establish Single Parent Advocate. Since its inception and by the grace of God, Single Parent Advocate has provided assistance to hundreds of single parent family members in collaboration with area schools, non-profits, churches, and business leaders.
Stacie has since re-married and together, she and her husband, Steve; alongside their team, push forward to bridge the gap for single parents and their children. For more information, visit https://www.singleparentadvocate.org/