Director of Leadership Content and Programming
Becky came to know the love of Jesus as a young child and had access to reliable teachers of the Word her whole life. She loves watching God work through KidZ at Heart in ways that not only impact children with the gospel, but also enrich the Church. The delight of her soul is to see people experience God's pleasure while they nurture disciples by teaching His Word effectively!
As Director of Leadership Content and Programming, Becky works with international seminaries and other partner organizations to provide curriculum which fulfills accreditation requirements for their degree programs. She is the point person for the creation of digital learning content and coaches North American training teams as they prepare to deploy to international training sites.
Becky graduated from Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music with a diploma focus on Christian Education. During the 25 years she and her husband served in pastoral ministry, she developed curriculum for training teachers, collaborated on leadership development and wrote Bible studies, mentoring resources and retreat programs. After graduating from Knox Theological Seminary in 2006, she served churches as Director of Ministry Development and then as Director of Women’s Ministries.
Becky and her husband, Jim, worship at Circle Church and live in Pensacola, FL, where she designs and makes quilts, chases the squirrels away from her bird feeders and plans trips to see her grandchildren.
In recent weeks we have had a big dose of reality. And it has been hard. Very hard.
We had some very good things and some very good people and then - we didn't. Reality changed and deep loss was the new reality.
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