Encourage Weekend Retreat

On April 29-30, 2016 at Spring Lake Camp and Retreat Center our first ever women’s retreat was held at Spring Lake! It was wonderful and amazing!! We are sharing some of our photos from the glorious weekend.  In spite of the rain, the Holy Spirit moved among us and blessed our obedience!

Meet Our Speakers

Meet Our Speakers Who They Are
Vickie Petz Henderson, M.D. Vickie practiced obstetrics and gynecology for twenty years until her active life was derailed by a rare neuromuscular disease. With a unique perspective as a physician, patient and lover of God and His word, she offers encouragement for those whose lives have been turned upside down. You can learn more about her journey from her blog, My Upside Right Life.
Katie Clifton Katie is a lover of Jesus, her husband, and her four children. Katie serves ReNew Church of Benton, Arkansas alongside her husband who serves as Pastor. Katie’s passions include reaching the people of Kenya through the African Christian Outreach Organization and advocating for orphans through adoption. She enjoys writing and encouraging women on their walk with the Savior. You can read more from Katie on her blog Mire and Manna.  
Carissa Hardage, LMSW Carissa is a Licensed Masters of Social Work, who worked as a Clinician in outpatient child and family therapy. She is currently working towards a graduate degree in Biblical and Theological Studies through Dallas Theological Seminary and serves her family as an at home wife and mom to her three children. She has a heart for encouraging women and for discipleship through the study and teaching of God’s Word. Carissa has served as Editor of My Journey of Faith Magazine since it’s launch in May of 2012 and loves to share her journey on her personal blog, Faith and the Fig Tree.
Karen Jordan Karen encourages others to tell the stories that matter most as an author, speaker, writing instructor, and blogger, focusing on topics about her faith, family, and writing. Karen and her husband, Dan, live in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, near their two children and seven grandchildren. Read Karen’s blog at www.karenjordan.net
Miranda Lytle Miranda is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and the University of Central Arkansas graduate school program. She currently works as a Clinical Dietitian at Baptist Health Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Miranda has a heart for reaching others for Christ in her community.
Terri Lytle Terri is wife of Steve and mother of four children. She works as a registered nurse in Surgical Services in Allen, Texas. She has a passion for studying God’s Word and helping people pursue a more intimate walk with Him.
Carla Covert Carla lives in Benton, Arkansas with her husband of 18 years and their two boys, ages 14 and 10. Carla is a believer in the grace of Jesus Christ and gives him credit for taking her ordinary, sometimes messy, life and making it extraordinary for His glory. Because of His amazing grace, Carla has a heart for sharing her story to encourage others.
Andrea Lennon Andrea lives in Conway, Arkansas, with her husband Jay and two sons. She serves the Lord through a teaching and writing ministry called True Vine Ministry. With transparency and love, Andrea shares the Word of God and challenges women to know deep in their hearts the life- changing truths written in the pages of the Bible. Andrea also serves as a women's ministry specialist for the Arkansas Southern Baptist Convention. To learn more about Andrea and True Vine Ministry, access her website at www.andrealennon.net.

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