ABIDE Guests

Ann White, well known author, speaker and Bible teacher and founder of the global ministry Courage for Life. Ann has recently published the Courage For Life Bible which includes Bible studies and stories of women of faith. Anne’s authenticity and openness about her spiritual journey and God’s restoration to her life and marriage will bless you. Her passion to empower individuals with God’s Word and help them live lives of courage and abundance will inspire you.

Laura Story, Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Award and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter. Among her many credits, Laura received a Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song in 2012 for “Blessings,” and penned a 30-day devotional on this best-selling song, in addition to three other books about her life and faith and what she’s learned. She is also known for hit songs including “Indescribable” and “Awake My Soul (1000 Tongues)”.

Sheena Marquis

Sheena Marquis is a survivor, speaker, and songwriting worship leader. Sheena is the product of the holistic ministry of The Salvation Army, from shelter resident as a child to a full participant in work and worship as an adult and leader in the local corps. God has transformed Sheena’s testimony into a calling to serve others as a former Salvation Army officer, now practicing social worker and counselor. Sheena leads worship, assists with Singing Company, and serves the young adult ministry at her home corps in Lewisville, TX. Sheena currently resides in Flower Mound, TX with her husband Jeff, son Caedmon, Goldendoodle Cortado and American white shepherd Payton.

Sharon Irving, a singer/songwriter, worship leader, spoken word artist, actress. You will remember Sharon from our 2018 Arise & Shine Conference. Sharon’s great talent came to the attention of the nation on Season 10 of “America’s Got Talent” where she earned the rare Golden Buzzer. She’s known for her strong, soulful voice that makes an impact. She’s currently on staff and a worship leader at Willow Creek Community Church in Barrington, IL.

Selah, the well-loved award-winning Christian vocal trio, featuring Allan Hall, Amy Perry and Todd Smith. Their music is powerful and has wide-ranging appeal, crossing generations. Selah has won 11 Dove Awards, sold more than 4 million albums and had more than a half-billion streams of their songs. You will recognize their hits including “You Raise Me Up”, “Bless the Broken Road”, and “Wonderful, Merciful Savior”.

Becky Thompson

Co-Author of “Midnight Mom Devotional Series”.

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