Do you know a girl (or girls) ages 12-18 who need to ask tough questions about issues they face? The Shine! is for them. The conference provides a safe place to tackle cultural messages with biblical truth and practical plans for making good decisions in a difficult world. The conference also provides a separate track for moms and youth leaders will examine challenges teens confront and provide helpful resources for discussing these issues with young ladies they influence. Learn more about Shine! 2017: www.ShineFWB.com.
Beth Bryant lives in Olive Branch, Mississippi, with her husband Paul, pastor of Cross Creek FWB Church. They have two daughters. Beth has been involved in girls’ ministry since college. She currently teaches art, music, and a class dealing with issues faced by preteen and teenage girls at Cross Creek Christian Academy.
Ana Batts is a full-time mother of six children, five girls and one boy. Her desire is to be an encouragement to other moms striving to raise the next generation to serve God’s kingdom. She serves alongside her husband Craig, senior pastor at Cross Timbers FWB Church in Nashville, Tennessee.
Rachel Bryant, a registered nurse in a busy OB.GYN practice in Memphis, Tennessee, understands the importance of young ladies being educated about themselves. She also works with teen girls at Cross Creek FWB in Southaven, Mississippi, emphasizing God’s design for relationships in their lives.
Sarah Sargent, a proud alumnus of Ohio State University, is the youngest woman serving as a WAC state president and WNAC Board member. She has served 11 years as a mentor and camp counselor for tweens and teen girls, allowing her open and honest conversations. As a Sunday school teacher, she has taught both upper elementary and college students.