Opening Prayer

Oct. 9, 2014 Leslie Bennett, Susan Hunt, Mary Kassian, Lauren Chandler, Jani Ortlund, Janet Parshall, Kimberly Wagner

True Woman '14 began with this powerful opening sets of prayers.

Running Time: 10 minutes


About the Speakers

Leslie Bennett

Leslie Bennett and her husband, Mac, live in South Carolina. After a dozen years of serving in a local church as the Director of Women’s Ministry, she joined the Revive Our Hearts team as the Director of Women’s Ministry Initiatives. Spend a few minutes with Leslie, and you’ll catch her passion for the local church, prayer, and revival.

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt is the widow of Gene Hunt, the mother of three, and the grandmother of thirteen. She is the former coordinator of women’s ministry for the Presbyterian Church in America and has written several books for women including Life-Giving Leadership, co-authored with Karen Hodge, and Aging with Grace: Flourishing in an Anti-Aging Culture, co-authored with Sharon Betters. She loves time with her family, sitting on her porch with younger women, and tending the flowers her grandsons help her plant in her yard.

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies including Conversation Peace and The Right Kind of Strong. Mary and her husband, Brent, have three grown sons and make their home in Alberta, Canada.

Lauren Chandler

Lauren Chandler is a wife, mother, and worship leader at The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas, where her husband, Matt, serves as lead pastor. She is a writer and speaker and enjoys studying God's Word.

Jani Ortlund

Jani Ortlund is the Executive Vice President of Renewal Ministries. Serving Jesus through writing, speaking, and discipling are her chief passions in life. Jani and her husband Ray, Pastor of Immanuel Church, have four married children and fifteen grandchildren and minister in Nashville, Tennessee.

Janet Parshall

Janet Parshall is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host of In the Market with Janet Parshall, which addresses relevant issues important to Christians. She has received much recognition for her work, including the 2008 National Religious Broadcaster's On-Air Personality of the Year award. Janet and her husband, Craig, have co-authored several books.

Kimberly Wagner

Kimberly Wagner is the author of Fierce Women: The Power of a Soft Warrior and is a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts radio program, as well as a regular contributor to the blog. Kimberly's passion is Christ and she desires to ignite in women a pursuit of God's glory. She enjoys sharing with women and hearing from them about what God is doing in thier lives.