As I went for a walk on this July morning, my mind quickly shifted to Fall. The wind was blowing with the hint of Fall in the air.  It even felt like I was walking alongside the ocean. It may be July, but I am in great anticipation of what this Fall brings…C H A N G E!

Over the past few months, I have been planning, preparing and praying about the Fall event RHM is hosting in Charleston, SC for women themed  “Persist”. Much of the preparation has been on learning to be persistent no matter what is thrown at me. Ah yes, no matter what!!  There is no doubt any time I teach on a particular subject, I am tested and challenged personally tenfold. Each time I have wanted to throw in the towel, I am gently nudged to “Persist

Oh friends…I can’t wait to tell you more!

Are you longing for change? Are you feeling weighed down and defeated by life? How easily do you get discouraged and give up? We are going to look at biblical examples of living a life of persistence and impact.  And yes, no matter what!!

So…grab your girlfriends and invite your ladies groups!!   We hope you will consider joining us for an inspirational weekend in beautiful Charleston, SC that will challenge your heart to “Persist”!   We have an incredible line up of speakers including Karen Abercrombie aka “Miss Clara” from the film “The War Room”.   Registration is open and you can reserve your spot for just $50 in the month of July!    For more information click here:

“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to FINISH the race and COMPLETE the task the Lord Jesus has given me.”  Acts 20:24

Just as most women, Michelle wears many hats…but is a wife and mom first. As the wife of a retired first responder, she understands the stresses, odd shifts, missed anniversaries and the ongoing mental stresses of playing “mom and dad”. She has two sons and has been married to her high school sweet heart for 24 years. She is an insurance professional with a degree in business administration. Despite a full plate with family and career, ministry remains a priority. In 2010 she launched the ministry Women by Design. Women by Design is a non-profit ministry that host annual conferences and retreats for women. She is also the co-founder of Restored Hope Ministries and host weekly bible studies in her home. Oh and a few favorites…high heel shoes, decorating, gardening, reading, bible studies, chocolate, coffee with peppermint mocha and her beloved Labrador Retrievers.

Michelle is available to speak at your next women’s event!