Becky Held

Becky is wife, mother, and Pastor. She and her husband live in Kenosha, Wisconsin and are part of the Executive Pastors Team at Journey Church. Becky is in her seventh year of leading SHINE Women’s Conference that has reached thousands of women. She is passionate about building female leaders and empowering young women. For more about SHINE, please visit

Beth has been married to the love of her life for over twenty years. Most of those years have been spent in support of her husband’s full-time ministry. Together, she and her husband have three amazing teenagers. Beth works from home for a consulting company, allowing her the flexibility to manage her family’s extremely busy schedule.

Beth Warren

Carrie married the love of her life, Jeff, eighteen years ago and has been ministering alongside him ever since. She often says that her spiritual gift is flexibility as she has filled many roles over the years! Her favorite role (by far) is being the proud mom of her thirteen-year-old son, Carter, and ten-year-old daughter, Mykah, and the foster mama to six babies over the past five years. She and Jeff currently pastor at Calvary Pentecostal Assembly in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.  

Carrie Johnston

Cheri Garrett

Cheri's passion is to be a woman who pursues the heart of God and to become all that God created her to be. She currently lives in South Carolina where she and her husband pastor a church that reaches out to the cowboy community. They have been married for forty years and have been in ministry their entire marriage. Cheri is the mother of three awesome children and their spouses who are pursuers of God. 

Crystal lives in Sandusky, Ohio, with her husband David and three kids, Isaac, Aaron, and Abigail. With a passion for other nations, Crystal works with J-1 visa holders who come into the United States for cultural exchange. She and her family are very involved in their local church, The Chapel, and Crystal and David serve on the Stockholm Vision Board. They love living near Lake Erie and spending breezy evenings riding roller coasters at Cedar Point. They also love traveling the world and visiting new countries!

Christina Patient

Crystal Bunts

Christina serves on her church's staff alongside her fun-loving husband, Steve. Her favorite title is "Mom" to two creative and energetic boys who have taught her more about Star Wars than she ever dreamed she would know. These days you can find her with friends, running the hills that surround them in preparation for her first half-marathon!

A small town girl from Ohio, Holly has spent over half of her life in multiple aspects of ministry. She is currently a life coach and speaker, and she serves wherever the Lord leads in everyday life. Holly’s heart is to minister to women who are broken and hurting. She’s blessed with an incredible group of guys who support her—her amazing husband, as well as four precious sons (two are bonus, two are biological) and (so far) one daughter-in-law who she says is super sweet. Holly enjoys attending her kids’ sporting events and activities as well as hanging out with the “fam jam” just having fun!  

Holly Mutlu

Jeannie is a fifty-two year old mother of three adult sons and a grandma-to-be! She’s a lover of God, a lover of people, and a lover of life.

Jeannie Stamper

Kory is thirty-three years old and confidently believes she “married up” when she married her husband, Ryan, eight years ago. She was an ER nurse for six years until she began staying home with her two young daughters, Aila and Avie. Kory now enjoys hand-lettering cards and designing prints for her home in her spare time. She volunteers at her church in Ohio, as the AM Bible Study Coordinator and has a passion for seeing herself and the women around her changed by the Word of God. 

Kory Buttrey

Lisa Barton

Lisa Barton is a thirty-two-year-old American-born, East Indian wife, and mother of three little boys. She works part-time as a Registered Health Information Administrator and writes for Thrive Global in her spare time. She loves Jesus, children, and traveling to different countries to learn about different cultures. 

Meg Valentine

Megan lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband, Dan. They have two daughters, aged twelve and ten, and a baby boy who’s already seven! Megan believes in equipping and empowering women to live their one and only life to the very fullest, both physically and spiritually. She is the founder of “We Are Team Brave,” a movement of imperfect, passionate, and authentic women who are committed to bravely fighting for their faith, family, and future.

Jess Liebherr

Lis is forty years old and married to Dennis. Together they have four children: Melanie, Mikah, Mason, and Maximus. She’s also known as “Gram Gram” to Matty. In addition to her domestic titles, Lis is the owner of Lis Dunn Designs.

Jess is a proud, cheese-loving Wisconsinite who works as a consultant in the field of Early Childhood Education. She enjoys good conversations, ice skating, and go-karting. Jess is often found in her sewing room, either creating costumes for a local theater, a custom clothing piece, or the latest craft she’s discovered on Pinterest. 

Lis Dunn