Kathy’s passion as a speaker is to share biblical insights interlaced with humor, practical instruction, and story-telling. She is personable because she spends time with attendees at meals, breaks, and any free time. When you ask Kathy to speak, you don’t just receive a speaker but a woman who understands the challenges women face and reaches out to individuals at every opportunity.

Although Kathy’s most-asked for topics are listed here, she is eager to develop new material just for the needs of your women.

Topics

Retreat Topics

Pure Hearted

Every woman longs to serve and know God from a pure heart. She knows her motives are often muddy and confused. From her newest book, Pure Hearted (soon to be published), Kathy reveals the keys for understanding how seeking God’s glory brings purer motives.

 

Heart Change

Every women can be transformed from the inside out. These presentations are based on Kathy’s latest book, Never Ever Be the Same: A New You Starts Today (co-authored with her husband, Larry). Kathy reveals the keys for determining the underlying causes of ungodly behavior. Then she shares how to come to the point of trusting God more by repenting and surrendering to God’s power.

 

Through His Eyes

In these presentations, Kathy gleans insights for living with an eternal perspective from the book of Philippians.

 

Partly Cloudy with Scattered Worries

Kathy is eager to share with women how they can trust God more, reduce worry (even eliminate it), and have greater peace in their lives.

 

Princess to Princess

Kathy uses examples from both biblical women and fictional modern women to motivate Christian women to operate within their God-given inheritance in Christ so that they become strong, righteous, know they are precious, protected, and predestined for good works, among others.

 

Heart of Grace

We can give grace to ourselves and to others. Grace is the opposite of perfectionism and Kathy shares how to walk in realistic expectations and love others more.

Individual Presentation Topics

Stop Motherhood! I Want to Get Off!

Kathy tells the poignant story of how God enabled her to overcome her abusive reactions toward her daughter and how God healed her marriage.

 

Why do I Put So Much Pressure on Myself and Others?

Someone has said, “A perfectionist is a person who takes great pains and passes them on to others.” Kathy reveals how to diminish “passing on” those pains.

 

When Counting to Ten Isn’t Enough

Kathy offers hope about the causes and solutions for anger, particularly parental frustration.

 

Prevent Stress From Becoming Distress

Kathy examines worry, unrealistic expectations, priorities and time pressures.

 

Discipline Children Effectively

Kathy answers the questions every parent has about responding to a child’s disobedience.

 

Meet Your Husband’s Significance Needs

A wise wife can learn how to meet her husband’s needs for significance by becoming his lover, respecter, and helper, along with developing her individual identity.

 

Find Contentment in a Disappointing World

Kathy presents solutions for contentment cheaters like the physical body, people, problems, and possessions.

 

Your View of God

In this interactive presentation, Kathy helps women identify God’s attributes and any wrong assumptions about His nature.

 

Listening to God’s Voice

From I Kings 19, Kathy uncovers principles for hearing God’s voice, even in the midst of busy lives.

 

God is Worthy to be Praised

Within Psalm 103, Kathy relates motivating and inspirational ideas for praising God.

 

Staying Friends with Your Kids

Parents can respond to their children as they are growing up so that when those children are grown, they all can be firm friends. Kathy tells you how.

 

For a half, full, or two day events, mix and match from Kathy’s basic topics to coordinate with your theme.

Kathy and Larry Speaking Together

Kathy and her husband, Larry, have been married since 1970 and have been ministering to couples as speakers and writers for over 35 years. They are available to speak together for marriage retreats, Valentine’s Day events, and couple conferences.