Looking for a speaker for your next event?

Jodi Aiken

Nashville, North Carolina

Denomination: Baptist
About: Jodi Aiken is a writer, podcaster, and speaker. She is the co-host of the Hope-Filled Conversations podcast. In addition, she is on the writing and speaking team with Encouragement Cafe. Jodi grew up in a non-Christian religion and since becoming a Christ-follower her passion is to help women move their relationship with Christ from doubting to fully trusting.
She is a mom to two adult sons, and first-time JoJo (aka-grandma). Thirty-three years of marriage to her husband Chris have provided countless adventures. She has served the Lord alongside her pastor husband in full-time ministry for over 17 years. You can find her blog and podcast, Pennies in Your Path, at jodiaiken.com.
Speaking Topics: While the focus of my speaking experience has tended to deal with Christian growth, marriage, and intimacy with God I’d love to discuss your particular conference to tailor a talk that fits your needs perfectly.
Website: JodiAiken.com
Contact Info: Email: email@jodiaiken.com

Stevie Ciske

St. James, MN

Denomination: Assembly of God
About: Ordained Minister with the Assembly of God, PW for 20 years, in full time ministry for 22. Specialty in speaking to women/mothers. Host of Just an Ordinary Girl Podcast.
Speaking Topics: Finding God in the Ordinary Life | Parenting Strong-Willed Children |  Encouragement, Teaching on Biblical Love
Website: Just an Ordinary Girl Podcast
Contact Info: 507-469-9384 | Email: ordinarygirlstevie@gmail.com

Podcast Episode:  083: How To Pray from a Leadership Perspective  and 038: Stevie Ciske – Lead Pastor’s Wife

Jennifer Davis

Columbia, KY

Denomination: Christian Church
About: Jennifer is a pastor’s wife currently living in Columbia, Kentucky. She is married to John and mother to two children Owen and Jordyn. She and her husband have been in ministry for 10 years across Kentucky. She enjoys baking, homeschooling, and running.
Speaking Topics: Serving alongside your husband in ministry, teaching the Bible to women, children’s ministry, homeschooling, parenting, worship ministry, fostering a love for the Bible
Contact Info: Email: Jencd512@gmail.com

Jessica Francavilla

Williamsburg, VA

Denomination: Open Bible (non-denominational)
About: Redemption defines my life. I am post abortive pastors wife and am passionate about sharing the grace of God in my life.
Speaking Topics: Forgiveness, redemption, abortion, women’s ministry, identity and healing
Website: www.livinghopeva.com
Contact Info: 894-852-0917

Angelene Faith Garlinghouse

McMinnville, OR

Denomination:  Non-denominational with Baptist roots
Bio: Raised as a missionary kid on a reservation. Served in full time ministry for over 25 years. Along my journey of following God He has asked me to homeschool, teach at a private school, and lead various children’s and women’s studies and activities. We have 6 children. Loss, and deep grief have been a part of my story- yet I have found God to be good. He alone can heal broken hearts and set us free!
Speaking Topics: Joy, Forgiveness, Salvation, Faithfulness, Taking Care of our Hearts, Armor of God, Why do bad things happen.
Contact Info: 971-267-0633 (texting is best) | Email: angelenefaithg@gmail.com

Lisa Goldberg

Raleigh, NC

Denomination: Non-denominational, SBC
About: Lisa Goldberg is the co-founder and Executive Director of Side By Side Ministry, where they inspire and encourage hurting couples to value, nurture, and transform their marriages. Lisa and her husband, Steve, created Side By Side after experiencing the crisis of infidelity and the healing power of God in their marriage. God has called them to share boldly and transparently about the breakdown of their marriage and how God called a prodigal daughter home, saved one of His own, and restored a marriage. For over 6 years, the Goldbergs have been ministering to hurting couples across the globe with the hope that only comes from Jesus. Steve (a Worship Pastor), Lisa and their young son live in Raleigh, NC.
Speaking Topics: Topics included but not limited to: Our Journey From Hurt to Hope (the musical storytelling experience by the Goldbergs) | adultery, infidelity | God’s Design For the Family | Boundaries in Marriage | Five Signs of a God-centered, Thriving Marriage | The Plank in My Eye (regarding my ownership of the breakdown of my marriage)
Website: Stay Side by Side
Contact Info: 954.980.9842 | lisa@staysidebyside.org

Nicole Line

Smethport, PA

Denomination: Assembly of God
About: I am a mom of 3, teacher, assistant to the Pastor at the Agape Assembly of God in St. Marys, PA
Speaking Topics: Time management, raising daughters, parenting & ministry, growing in faith when your child has cancer, No is always an option
Contact Info: Email – Nicoleeline@gmail.com | Facebook – Nicole Line

April McCauley

Bowie, TX | North Texas

Denomination: Baptist
I am a “typical” pastor’s wife . I love VBS, Children’s Ministry, Women’s Ministry and local missions. I love to serve and love the church. My life changed when I started reading the Word of God for myself and got to see who ‘HE IS’ and who I would serve for eternity . My life verse is weird to some but changed my life ! 2 Corinthians 13:5-7. | Small Women’s Retreats/Conferences Are my first priority! Will come to your Women’s Event in North Texas or Southern Oklahoma.
Speaking Topics: Back to The Basics- Bible, Church, and Jesus | What are we missing? Forgiveness- Why? | Examine Yourself  | I’m Good ! I’m Great!
Contact Info: 903-640-3902

Leighann McCoy

Franklin, TN

Denomination: SBC & bapticostal
Author of over 17 books mostly on prayer and spiritual warfare, Pastor’s wife and prayer minister, founder of the Prayer Clinic ministry. I’m also a cancer survivor and Parent survivor!!
Speaking Topics: Prayer | Trusting God | Thriving in the Midst of the Storms |Winning Spiritual Battles |anything that has to do with hurting and growing and laughing and thriving
Website: www.leighannmccoy.com and www.prayerclinic.com
Contact Info: Email: lmccoy@tsclife.org

Podcast Episode: 097: The Prayer Clinic with Leighann McCoy

Diane Nix


Denomination: SBC | multi-denominational
Diane is the director and founder of Contagious Joy 4 Him, a network of encouragement to ministry wives around the globe. They are offering “Free Refresh Retreats” and a safe place for ministry wives to share their hearts with other like-minded women. Thirty-six years ago, she married her husband, pastor/professor, Dr. Preston Nix. He is a professor of evangelism and evangelistic preaching at NOBTS. They have two biological daughters, two spiritual-grown daughters, two grands, and two son’s in-laws. Diane’s life bears the scars of addiction, abuse, loss, and dysfunction. She remembers being drawn to spiritual things. Searching for the One who could bring peace, she found her Savior, Jesus Christ! And soon after her salvation, she surrendered to ministry. She has never looked back! Diane has lost all material possessions on two different occasions. Once by a house fire and another by Hurricane Katrina. She has survived a life-threatening illness, with after effects that still impact her today. A speaker and author of the book, When God’s Woman Wants to Give Up! Diane sheds light on “never giving up” amid trials. She is also a contributing author to LifeWay’s Ministry to Women blog, and most recently Broadman and Holman’s Daily Devotional for Women and The Psalms and Proverbs Devotional for Women. She is an author, speaker, vlogger, and blogger.
Speaking Topics: Forfeiting God’s Grace | Living Inside Out | When God’s Woman Wants to Give Up | Everybody Needs a Friend | Let Your Light Shine| To Be Broken and Spilled Out | Discover Your Spiritual Gifts and How To Use Them | Spiritual Warfare – The Unseen Enemy | The Lessons of Esther | What Does It Mean To Abide? (See https://contagiousjoy4him.com/invite-diane-speak for more info!)
Website: https://contagiousjoy4him.com/invite-diane-speak/
Contact Info: Email: contagiousjoy4him@gmail.com

Podcast Episode: 094: Contagious Joy with Diane Nix

Heather Olson

Darlington, WI

Denomination: Baptist
Bio: Cancer survivor, pastor’s wife, mom, speaker, blogger
Speaking Topics: Encouragement, suffering, faith, obedience
Website: https://heatheraolson.wixsite.com/heatherolson/
Contact Info: (608)469-3365 | Email: davidandheatherolson25@gmail.com

Podcast Episode: 079: But God . . . Facing Cancer with Faith – with Heather Olson

Rachel Risner

Millersburg, OH

Denomination: CMC
Bio: Rachel Risner is a women’s Bible study author, pastor’s wife, and homeschool mom of eight fun kids—from high school down to diapers. She makes her home in the beautiful, rolling hills of Amish Country in rural Ohio. Her women’s Bible study Significant: Six Ordinary Women, One Extraordinary God is available on Amazon.
Speaking Topics: Real life lessons from women of the Bible
Website: www.rachelrisner.com
Contact Info: Email: rachel@rachelrisner.com

Podcast Episode: 087: Saying Yes To God’s Call with Rachel Risner

Sadie Roberts

East Tennessee

Denomination: Non-denominational
Bio: Funny and biblical. Sadie uses wit to teach God’s truths. She can see God’s plan through pain and she teaches true joy over happiness and circumstances. A month before her and her husband’s 4th baby was born, Chad went totally blind. She was given a lot of kids, a church, a husband to care deeply for, and weight of responsibility that she couldn’t bare if it were not for the Lord’s good good fruits.
Speaking Topics: Joy In Circumstances | biblical teaching
Website: Awakened to Grace
Contact Info: (608)469-3365 | Email: sadierobertspcc@gmail.com

Hope Siers

DeLand, FL

Denomination: Independent Baptist
About: I thought I was saved when I was 8 years old at a vacation Bible school. I attended a Christian school & Bible college. After I married a youth pastor at 20 years of age, I realized that I didn’t know for sure if I died where I would go. In July 1987, I settled my salvation & have never doubted since that day.
Speaking Topics: marriage, family, my testimony, etc. | I use only KJV Bible and materials
Contact Info: Email: saltlighthope@gmail.com

Brandi Smith

West Virginia

Denomination: Baptist
Bio: Author and speaker, homeschool Mom of four boys, Pastors wife
Speaking Topics: Walk by Faith, Walk without Fear, Self to Surrender
Website: https://www.beboldbebrave.org
Contact Info: 706-340-8833

Kim Wahl

Port Huron, MI

Denomination: Church of God, Cleveland TN
Bio:Kim Wahl is a teacher, speaker, ordained minister, and author who loves to communicate Biblical Truths. Her desire is to draw attention to Jesus and provide practical tools needed to take one step closer to the heart of Abba Father and experience divine “ah-ha” moments.  She and her husband Bill released their first book The Complaining Cure: How to Quit Grumbling, Stop Complaining, and Find Abundant Joy in November 2019. They co-lead The River Church on the shores of beautiful Lake Huron in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.
Speaking Topics: importance of words/complaining (book: The Complaining Cure) – open to most topics
Website: www.river.life
Contact Info: Email: kimwahl@river.life

Podcast Episode: 069: The Complaining Cure with Kim Wahl