Rev. Betty Davis has spent her lifetime studying and preaching the Word of God. She is a skilled musician and plays trumpet, piano, guitar, drums and a number of other instruments. Betty is currently the Associate Pastor of Christian Life International Church in Salem, VA. She has served on pastoral staffs for over 22 years and has preached evangelistically for 35 years.
Betty conducts large outdoor crusades internationally and has ministered in Pakistan, India, Haiti, Cambodia, Nicaragua, Kenya and Tanzania. She served in jail ministry for 11 years and holds local outreaches in Virginia to reach the lost and hurting in her community.
Betty has ministered in chapel services for 27 years at the Roanoke Rescue Mission, a large homeless shelter in Roanoke, VA. She served as a member of the Foundation Board of the Roanoke Rescue Mission for 10 years, including a term as President of the Foundation Board.
Betty is an ordained minister. She holds a Dr. of Divinity from United Christian Church and Ministerial Institute and attended seminary at Oral Roberts University.
Betty is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) and Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA). She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Radford University in Accounting.
Betty loves Jesus Christ and has made it her life’s purpose to share the Good News of Christ and help the lost find a relationship with Him.
Beth Mills is the Director of Conferences and Retreats at AeroNova, a ministry that cultivates generations to walk with God. She has been involved in women’s ministry, leading in various capacities, since 1999, when the Lord surprised her by giving her a passion to inspire and equip women to impact their world with the love God has poured in their hearts. Beth also enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with her beautiful family. Beth and her husband, Rod, have enjoyed their adventures in marriage for 30 years and counting. They have 5 grown children, 4 of whom are married, giving them a grand total of 9 grown children! They also have 4 terrific grandkids. You can usually find Beth playing her guitar barefoot while worshiping with others.
Since 1982 Dick has been involved in pastoral ministry as well as international missions in Hungary, Romania, Russia, Sweden, China, Germany, SE Asia, Kenya and Malawi, Africa. In 1995 Dick and Mary founded Rejoice Ministries International as a ministry of encouragement to the Body of Christ. Dick carries an anointing to come along side of pastors and ministry leaders to strengthen them in their personal walk with the Lord as well as assist them in training up the next generation of kingdom leaders.
Dick and his wife Mary mentor and coach many couples in the area of marriage and family. Additionally, God has given Dick a mandate to “call men up” into biblical manhood, with an emphasis on developing a pure heart and embracing a sense of divine destiny.
Dick is the co-author of Discovering Your Core Values, a book about the intentional process of discovering and developing Biblical core values.
Dick and Mary reside in Norfolk, Nebraska and have three married children and ten grandchildren who all live within a two hour drive. They have been married more than 50 years.
Becky Shirey is a speaker, writer, who loves to address life’s challenges with biblical truth and clarity. Her messages flow from a heart transformed by God’s love and grace as she challenges others in their everyday walk of faith. Through biblical teaching, personal stories and practical application, she desires her listeners to...
Embrace the abundant life Jesus offers
Discover the joys of knowing and praying God’s Word
Trust God through life’s seasons
Live out their faith with grace and courage
Multiply influence by investing in the next generation
The Lord called Becky into almost a decade of intense Bible study before releasing her into public speaking and teaching. Since then, she has
spoken in venues across Europe, in Asia, Central America, and throughout the United States.
Her writings include articles for Prayer Connect and Encourage magazines, and devotions for the Upper Room. She is a contributing writer for the book, Pause for Moms, and has written for the Adult Teacher and Student Bible Study Curriculum for One Accord Publications. She blogs at rebeccashirey.com.
Becky and her husband, Lou, have been married 48 years. They have three grown children, and nine grandchildren, who call her Mimi. Becky and Lou serve on the presenter team for Galatians 6:6 Retreats for ministry couples, and More Than Married Seminars for churches. They are also members of the Denominational Prayer Leaders Network, and America’s National Prayer Committee. They live in Oklahoma City.
Ashley is an Army brat turned Army wife, mama to 3 cutie pies who loves Jesus, friends, coffee, sunshine, cheese and chips. Currently stationed in Hawaii, moving to Pennsylvania this summer and excited to Gather in the fall.
Beth, a wife and mother of 7, has spent the past 20 years involved in womens ministries such as Protestant Women of the Chapel, womens bible studies, and prayer groups where she places a strong emphasis on mentoring Christians in the Word and prayer. She and her husband Derek live in Colorado Springs.
Jennifer is a co-founder of the ministry, Gather, and has served, led, taught and been a speaker on many occasions around the world. Jennifer and her husband Doug live in Colorado Springs with their three teenagers that are still at home and their grown children nearby.
Susannah is a freelance writer and screenwriter. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Brody and daughter, Tallulah.