Wife, Mom, Bella, Speaker, Author, Executive Coach
Sometimes the greatest fear we have is in not in failure. Quite often we are already convinced that we are capable of failing.
The bigger challenge is more often found in believing that we can actually succeed and thrive within His assignment for our lives. We all need champions to speak into both.
Stephanie's personality is easily characterized by her love of laughter and greeting people with a huge hug whether she is meeting them for the first time or they are long-time friends. Like most women, she embraces many areas of affection in her life.– Hers include wife, mom, and Bella (grandmother).
She grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, and relocated to Colorado Springs, Colorado following Hurricane Katrina. After years of worship ministry leadership, she began speaking nationally and internationally which was a sweet surprise in her personal journey with the Lord. She began simply sharing her story with both humor and authentic vulnerability and believes that God's Word speaks into every circumstance of life.
Within Stephanie's 30 years of ministry leadership, she has led in executive and senior executive pastoral roles within growing, relevant, multi-generational churches. Within her areas of oversight, she has developed teams within worship, communications, production, guest relations, volunteers, conferences, and served as Executive Pastor of Women where she has built thriving women's ministries.
Stephanie has developed a virtual women's community titled, Loved, Seen, Treasured, has founded She Leads Women's Leadership Academy, and is the host of She Leads, podcast series. Her greatest joy is seeing women come to understand their value through the lens of God's limitless love and delight in who they are. Stephanie is uniquely gifted as a bold teacher of the Word of God and a dynamic coach to help empower women to step fully into their destiny,
She has written books, using her authentic yet challenging style, to encourage readers to see God's perspective on a deeper level. Her latest is Her Heart Is Torn, an honest writing on navigating grief and loss while understanding God's presence through the depths of pain. Her first book, Unforgettable - God's Relentless Heart for HIs Daughters, shares a powerful message on daughterhood and understanding how our position through spiritual adoption changes everything.
Stephanie is happily married to George; Mom to Jessica (Jared), John Mark (Lisa), and James (Rebecca); Bella to Kai, Haven, Mary, and Henderson John. Additionally, their family has two Yorkies, named Cayenne and Dolce. Her greatest joy is celebrating her family and preparing large amounts of New Orleans inspired cuisine for all to enjoy.
Personal Coaching Sessions With Stephanie
Stephanie, a Certified Coach and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team, is available for personal coaching to provide strategic leadership in order to more fully develop thriving ministries, volunteer teams, and provide one-on-one personal leadership coaching.
Additionally, Stephanie has a real burden to encourage and equip women speakers and preachers. With over 20 years as a conference leader and weekly teaching pastor, one of her greatest joys is helping women gain confidence in this area of ministry.
She Leads provides one-on-one coaching for those who want to enhance their public speaking, teaching, and preaching gifting. For more information about having personal coaching sessions with Stephanie please complete our contact form linked below.