Monday, February 4, 2008

Meet Rebecca

Rebecca Ingram Powell is a pastor's wife, mother of three, and the author of several books, including Baby Boot Camp: Basic Training for the First Six Weeks of Motherhood (for new and expectant moms). Since 2002, Rebecca has been a monthly columnist for ParentLife magazine (LifeWay Christian Resources), writing the popular feature, "Mom's Life."

As a speaker, Rebecca ministers at women’s events, girls’ conferences, and homeschool conventions, often with teen daughter Danya serving as worship leader. Sharing personal stories from her life today and candidly connecting through her memories of life as a teen, Rebecca reaches the hearts of her listeners. Her dynamic speaking style is real and warm, loaded with humor, and grounded in biblical truth.

To contact Rebecca, learn more about her resources, view her speaking topics, or schedule a conference event, please visit

Meet Arlene

As a thirty-something mom having three pregnancies in three years, Arlene (pictured here with Baby Noelle) has mastered going from size 6 to maternity larges and back again. As an everyday mom, she has a message that women are drawn to: anyone can do it! You don’t have to be a celebrity, personal trainer or nutritionist to succeed.

Before becoming a stay-home mother, Arlene worked as the Associate Producer for Turning Point Television with Dr. David Jeremiah. Her articles have been featured in Dr. Jeremiah’s Turning Points Magazine (circ 145,000). Prior to working at Turning Point, Arlene was an on-air features producer for The 700 Club.

Arlene earned her Masters in Journalism from Regent University, and was honored by Toastmasters International as a regional (Southeastern United States) winner in public speaking. As an energetic communicator, Arlene loves connecting with women at one day seminars, moms groups, and retreats. For free articles and exercises, and to listen to Arlene's weekly podcast, visit her website:

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Meet Sue

Sue McRoberts is the author of The Lifter of My Head: How God Sustained Me During Postpartum Depression. While a gifted author and speaker, Sue is also the busy mother of three young children. The Lifter of My Head was written during and after her battle with PPD. Sue credits her faith in Jesus Christ and the power of Scripture as being the keys to her victory over PPD. She candidly shares her struggles, both in her book and in person at speaking engagements, in hopes of getting women the help and resources they need to understand PPD and its debilitating effects.

Challenging women to dig deeper into God's Word, Sue welcomes speaking engagements from all types of women's groups. She is a Missouri native who now lives in and travels from Minneapolis, MN. To learn more about Sue and to order The Lifter of My Head, please visit the website,