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Michele Cushatt is an author and speaker who hangs out in the tension between authentic faith and real life. Knowing every beautiful story begins with a rough first draft, Michele encourages women to keep living even when life is messy and imperfect. She lives in Colorado along with her husband, Troy, three teenage boys and a very hairy black lab.
Dr. Rob Currie teaches child psychology at Judson University in Elgin, IL. An award-winning author, he wrote “Hungry for More of God” and “Preschool Wisdom: What Preschoolers Desperately Want to Tell Parents and Grandparents”. He’s a popular guest preacher, MOPS speaker, and has worked at preschools in Detroit, St. Louis, and Chicago. Rob and his wife, Kay, have two sons.
Connie Johnson loves to have fun and share in the journey of motherhood with friends, new and old. She's passionate about helping women appreciate their inner beauty and realize the difference they make in the lives of others. Connie is a Sr. Director with Hearts at Home and is a wife to Craig of 21 years and mom to 3 entertaining and active kids.
|Dr. Kathy Koch
Dr. Kathy Koch loves helping parents understand children’s uniqueness so they can raise the children they were given rather than the children they wish they had. Through her two books, other products, and engaging presentations in 28 countries, thousands have been encouraged and changed. Before founding Celebrate Kids, Inc., in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Kathy enjoyed being a professor, teacher, coach, and school board member.
Yvette Maher has served at Focus on the Family for 19 years and is currently the Sr. Communications Specialist and host of Your Family Live!, a Web-based television program for families. She resides in Colorado Springs, CO with her husband Tom and is the proud mother and grandmother of 23-year-old twin daughters, a 22-year-old son and one grandson with more on the way.
Author, speaker, and media (TV, radio, online) personality Tammy Maltby sums uphermultifaceted message inone word: encouragement. For those struggling withdifficult circumstancesand those yearning for a more lovely and welcoming lifestyle, she offers practical, uplifting “you can do it!" guidance. A wife, mother of four grown kids, and grandmother of one, Tammy lives in Colorado.
Becky Moore serves as Senior Development Director at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI). She has partnered with parents and school officials in her community to form a special needs parenting network group.Becky and her husband BJ are the parents of two sons and reside in Glenarm, IL.
Wendy has a unique gift of combining her passion for Christ and her life experiences into a message that deeply penetrates the hearts of her listeners.She is an author and speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries. Her messages are filled with Biblical truths but have just the right amount of humor, transparency and vulnerability to help her audience see she is a real, everyday woman. Wendy leads over 1300 women each day in an online Bible study through the One Year Chronological Bible.
Shelly and her husband, Bruce, are the parents of four great kids and live near Denver, Colorado. Shelly Radic is author ofMomology: A Mom’s Guide to Shaping Great Kids. After speaking, writing, training and engaging with moms for almost twenty years, Shelly is currently serving as CEO of MOPS International.
Jennifer Rothschild’s life drastically changed at the age of fifteen when she lost her sight. Now, more than 25 years later, she boldly and compassionately teaches women how to walk by faith, and not by sight. She travels the country offering fresh, sensible Biblical advice to audiences who, like her, are determined to pursue healthy and productive lives. She’s the author of six books, including the best-selling Lessons I Learned in the Dark, and Walking by FaithBible study, and Self Talk, Soul Talk: What to Say When You Talk to Yourself.Jennifer and her husband, Phil, live in Springfield, Missouri with their two sons, Clayton and Connor.
Jill Savage is an author and speaker who is passionate about encouraging families, and her enthusiasm is contagious. An honest, vulnerable, and encouraging style makes her an effective and entertaining communicator. Jill is the Founder and Executive Director of Hearts at Home.
|Dr. Julianna Slattery
Dr. Julianna Slattery is a wife, mother, author, speaker and Christian psychologist. She’s in the trenches of family life, knows the challenges you face and is a compassionate voice providing biblical truths and a psychological perspective to guide you on your journey. Julianna serves at family psychologist at Focus on the Family. She is a co-host on the daily broadcast and webcast, Your Family Live.Julianna, her husband Mike, and their three boys live in Colorado Springs where they enjoy camping, hiking and snowboarding.
Kendra Smileyis a sought after speaker, an author and the host of Live Life Intentionally heard nationally on Moody Radio. An Illinois Mother of the Year, Kendra and her husband John, have three married sons and four granddaughters. She and John, a retired USAF Colonel, live on a farm in central Illinois. Together they have written the www.ParentinglikeaPro.com book series. Kendra’s passions include parenting, women’s issues, and education.
Approaching 20 years of ministry at Focus on the Family, Bob Waliszewski (a former youth pastor) is Plugged In's director. He is also its "voice." His weekly "Plugged In Movie Review" radio feature is heard on hundreds of U.S. radio stations.