Melissa Petty

Melissa is an ordained minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. She is a gifted and anointed teacher with a contagious passion for reading and sharing the Word of God. She has spoken at numerous conferences, retreats, and women's events. Melissa also teaches a ladies' Bible Study every week at The Word Is Life Deliverance Church, where she and her husband Jim are members. She has written: "The Weight of a Feather", "Princess Warrior", "Love Sacrificial", "The Covering", and "The Secret Place". Melissa is a real estate broker in Snyder, TX where she and her husband, Jim, reside. They have 3 married children and 7 grandbabies whom are all beautiful gifts from God.

From Melissa's Heart: "I have a strong love and desire for ministering to women, to birth into them God's plans and purposes for their lives, for them to see themselves as God sees them so that He can launch them into their own ministries..."to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ..."  Ephesians 4:12-13   

Beth felt God call to ministry when she was about 20 years old. She trained and served as an RN assisting with open heart surgery procedures. After 4 wayward years God renewed the call on her life. She is a full-time pastor in the Methodist Church.

Beth has two wonderful daughters Lia and Whitney, a heaven sent son-in-law Mark, and two of the grandest grandbabies Evelyn and Ellis (aka  Evy and Ellie).

From Beth's Heart: "When God renewed the call on my life, and at the time there were VERY few women in ministry I didn't know entirely what to do with it.  He clearly said, 'You will still be working with hearts.'  My passion is to see lives lived abundantly and hearts on fire for our Lord."


Sheila Plagens
Sheila and her husband Earl live in Colorado City, Texas. With over 30 years in the newspaper business, she has heard and seen it all, and uses some of that “knowledge” to share with others. Sheila has been doing a little comedy and comedic skits for several years and will have you laughing about things we all face from time to time.
From Sheila's Heart:"There isn’t much to say about me … nor would you want to, because I'll make some kind of funny story out of it! Most of all, I want to see my audience having a good time, laughing at my experiences with me. "The joy of the Lord is my strength."
Cindy Hall- Speaker
Cindy and her husband, Michael, live in Hartville, Ohio. They have been married for almost 14 years now.  She is a stay-at-home mom to their 5 wonderful children and enjoys reading & the sunshine!  Cindy has a powerful testimony of overcoming physical and emotional obstacles by the power and grace of Jesus Christ. She shares unashamedly of how God has brought her from defeat to a victorious Christian walk.
From Cindy's Heart: "I am fearfully and wonderfully made. And it is my desire that you know and believe that you, too, are fearfully and wonderfully made.   God has purposely created each one of us and has a beautiful plan for our life."
Nathalie Kelley- Speaker

Nathalie Kelley is an ordained minister with multi-faceted creativity. She was the founder and director of Doorkeepers of His Glory Ministry. She has ministered to the Lord and to His people with worship arts since the early 1980’s. She has had the awesome privilege of sharing her creativity utilizing visual worship arts. She has helped to birth, launch, and mentor dance teams and ministries. She has ministered at numerous conferences, retreats, Aglow meetings, on Primetime Christian Broadcasting, at the 2005 and 2007 Women of Faith National Convention in San Antonio, and the Joy In Jesus Retreat in Guatemala. Her dance team, The Doorkeepers of His Glory, were blessed to be part of Randall Bane's concert production "The Ark of His Presence" produced by Lamb and Lion Ministry and shown on Daystar and TBN . She was a mentor and instructor at Beltway Park’s “ECHO” Academy of Worship Arts for 6 semesters. She has made her home in Snyder, where she is a member of The Word is Life Deliverance Church.

She is a professional, award winning artist. Her art work graces numerous businesses, homes, offices, and churches. Her commissioned works include various murals for private and corporate collections, portraits, silk flags for worship celebrations and the illustrations for 4 children's books. Nathalie holds workshops and classes to teach others to release their own artistic expressions.

From Nathalie's heart: "I know that He has called me out of darkness and into His marvelous light. I cannot praise Him enough for such great mercy! It is my desire to "make His praise glorious" and to worship God with all my art. I really have a passion to see the people of God equipped and released into their gifts and callings".

Kim Gorman Speaker Musican

Kim and her husband, Jack, have been married for 37 years.  In August of 2017 they moved from Snyder, TX, where they had raised their 2 sons and called home for 31 years, to Lubbock, TX, to begin an exciting new chapter in their lives.  For 30 years Kim has taught and led ladies Bible studies whether in churches, at conferences or retreats, in her home, and now, for the past 16 years, in Scurry County jail.

Kim has her Bachelor’s degree in Harp Performance and has played with the Austin, San Antonio, Abilene, and Midland-Odessa Symphonies.  However, she recalls the day when God spoke specifically to her heart and said, “Play for Me!” – and playing the harp took on a whole new meaning and purpose.

From Kim’s Heart:  "This year has been a year of many changes – change of home, change of town, change of church, change relationally as we care for our aging parents.  And yet, there is peace as God reminds me that He never changes and He never leaves me or forsakes me.  So the foundation is secure!  Honestly, from my heart, I want to not just live FOR God in these changes, but FROM God; from His life (the life of Jesus by His Spirit) Who lives in me – come what may!!  To Him be the Glory!"
Soozy Stone


Soozy Stone is an ordained minister. She is the Executive Director of Addiction Recovery Ministries (ARM) in Mineral Wells, TX.  ARM is a non-profit Christian based ministry that works with clients in jail, CPS, probation, parole and individuals wanting help. She is currently working to start a learning center for individual will has an opportunity to receive continuing education certification. She has worked in many areas in various churches. She has ministered in children's church and youth church. She has taught dance and worship classes. She started life group for young adults. She has ministered to prisoners at the local jail.

Soozy Stone has grown up with the Seer and Prophetic gift; making life interesting. She has spent most of her adult life assisting individuals to making their lives a little better. She feels that each encounter is a chance to show Jesus’ love in action.

Though out Soozy’s life there have been numerous miraculous healing in her family.  Her children (bless their hearts) grew up knowing that their mother would know things; which made raising kids kind of fun. When the youngest one became addicted to meth that knowing became a nightmare. This journey impacted the whole family and no matter what satan tried to use for evil God turned for good.
Next came the word that all pray they never hear CANCER. Her husband, Jim Stone, was diagnosed with liver cancer. There were so many miracles within that journey but it ended with him getting to enter Heaven.  Soozy was able to watch as he got to see the heavens and his loved ones. She states that, "His transition from earth to heaven was glorious".  Their love story continues and she still gets yellow roses.

From Soozy's Heart: I believe that we are Citizens of Heaven and we need to live with the authority and benefits that is our's to have and hold. I have a very special relationship with the Holy Trinity. I enjoy God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit.
Lisa Rowland
Lisa Rowland lives in Hartville, Ohio with her husband Dean, of 26 years. They have two children. Hannah 24, who is newly married to Michael, and Jonah, 17, who is a senior in high school. Currently she is busy caring for her elderly parents who live nearby, and serving the Akron, Ohio area with Love Is A Verb, a mobile outreach to the homeless. In her spare time Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, having coffee with friends, and tending her flock of pet chickens.

From Lisa's Heart: "Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms." 1 Peter 4:10




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