Forget about the past and do not become obsessed
“Building Healthier Relationships”
At Mending Souls Conference we inspire you and encourage you to “build healthier relationships “ by letting go of the past, by strengthening your relationships and by empowering you to reach out for the hope-filled life ahead of you.
Join us for our 2nd annual conference at the Courtyard Marriott in Downtown Bellevue on Saturday, February 17th, 2018.
Who should attend: singles, singles again, singles parents, divorcees, and couples.
The conference is designed to be inspirational and entertaining:
- In our morning sessions, our panel of dynamic speakers will deliver empowering messages that are relevant to relationships matters.
- Inspirational messages that are relevant to relationships matters.
- Our Evening is designed to be fun and lively: from your red carpet entrance, spend the evening with Comedian Brett Hollis, listen to
some live music ,enjoy a delicious dinner, and glean some nuggets of wisdom from our panel of relationships experts. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes.
- Entrance, till you dance the night away, spend the evening enjoying some
- Live music and comedy, dining with friends while gleaning some nuggets of wisdom from a panel of relationships professionals.
By registering below, you acknowledge that you are receiving an intangible religious benefit.
ELSA KOK COLOPY is a passionate writer and speaker who delights in any opportunity to communicate the love of Christ through word or deed. While she enjoys the privilege of speaking at seminars, retreats, and conferences, she also cherishes the intimate relationships developed through local long-term ministry. She has experienced divorce and was a single parent for twelve years. Elsa is the former editor of Focus on the Family’s Thriving Family magazine in Colorado Springs. In 2005, she remarried and continues to fly all over the country to lead retreats for a variety of audiences. Elsa is also the author of several books: A Woman Who Hurts, A God Who Heals; A Woman With a Past, A God With a Future; Settling for Less Than God’s Best? A Relationship Checkup for Single Women; The Single Mom’s Guide to Finding Joy in the Chaos, and Pure Love, Pure Life, a purity book for teen girls. In addition, Elsa has authored hundreds of articles and partnered in multiple book projects as a compiler and/or editor, she currently pens the blog Godkisses.com
Elsa is married to Brian, and together they have eight children – Sam, Sean, Jessica, Cassie, Wilna, Lovence, Laurentz and Savannah and two dogs: Reeses and Simba Roo.
Elsa’s itinerary at the conference:
Session 2: Singles Parents & Divorcees: Trusting God in the healing process.
Session 6: Blended families: Understanding the issues and dynamics within
LARRY MARK is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in practice in Bellevue and Kent, associated with Seattle Christian Counseling. He is also pastor of New Freedom Christian Community, a house church which gathers in Bellevue. He and his wife Chris are natives of Seattle and have been married since 1981. Chris is a physical therapist. They have two adult children, Kelly, a daughter, a clinical psychologist and Kyle, a son, a physical therapist. Larry and Chris are passionate about building spiritual community and seeing God’s saving and healing work through Jesus in people! They enjoy hiking, travel, sports, music
Larry’s itinerary at the conference :
Session 3: Spirituality and Marriage
One’s spirituality is central to one’s personhood. In this
Session 4: Finding Hope in Despair in Marriage
What do you do when facing despair in your marriage? If you are losing hope in your marital struggles, this workshop will address important issues to consider and questions to ask yourself.
TEMI OLLYis a Certified Life & Relationship Coach from the World Coach Institute. She is passionate about helping people live beyond their past and becoming the best version of themselves. She is also a Certified Marriage On The Rock Leader and a Certified SYMBIS facilitator in which she works with other counselors to offer personalized pre-marital counseling to couples. She is happily married and a lover of sweet things, once in a while you can find her at a
Temi Olly’s itinerary at the conference:
Session 5: Dating or Courting: Is dating biblical? Finding a mate God’s way.
Session 9: How to know she/he is the one?
PASTORS MIKE & JANE WALKERunashamedly minister the message of Gods amazing Love and Grace. Together they have traveled extensively around the world, they have established churches and ministries, founded Bible Colleges and pioneered and pastored their own church for over 28 years. They have had opportunities to minister to the poorest of poor and sit in palaces of national authorities, both of which they would tell you were of great honor and privilege. They love people and as their mission statement for Abide in Christ Ministries clearly state “Receiving Love, Releasing Grace, Empowering Others” has always been their life long endeavor. They love spending time together and creating memories with their family. We are sure the ministry of Mike and Jane Walker will bless you.
Mike’s Walker’s itinerary at the
Jane Walker’s itinerary at the conference : Women General Session
Dr. Louis has over 10 years of experience in helping distant couples heal after infidelity by building trust, cultivating intimacy, and enhancing communication. Her therapeutic approach has been influenced
For more information go to her website www.atlantacoupletherapy.com
Session 4: 5 secrets principles to reaching marital peace.
Session 8: How to foster Intimacy in Marriage.
KATE AYOMIDE For more than 15 years, anointed worship leader Kate Ayomide has been using her God-given gifts to lead people into the presence of God. She’s been described as being passionate in leading worship. When asked about this description, Kate said “I am passionate because
TOYIN ADEKALE is a singer/songwriter/actress and now author, born in London to West African parents. Toyin had a successful career in music as a singer/songwriter, traveling all over the globe performing for world leaders. Toyin lists amongst her many highlights, playing in state buildings such Houses of Parliament in London, St James Palace, the Kremlin in Russia , a brief encounter with legendary Diana Ross, and singing the National Anthem for Nigeria’s Eagles Soccer Team
BRETT HOLLIS is a Speaker, Storyteller, world-renowned and Comedian. Brett feels most comfortable on stage with a mic in his hand. When he isn’t speaking and entertaining, Brett enjoys hunting, fishing, reading, traveling and a good meal. But above