Meet Jen

Founder and Certified Christian Life Coach 

Have you ever felt like you wanted to create change in your life ... but you just didn't know where to begin? You're not alone in that feeling. 

It's exactly how I felt in 2015 when I partnered with my first life coach on my journey to move from stuck to unstuck in my work, my purpose, and the pursuit of my dreams. It was truly a transformative process. 

Through coaching I was equipped to do life differently and was provided with a foundation that continues to influence the decisions I make today. Being coached from a Christian perspective completely shifted the trajectory of the choices I was making ... and continues to influence the decisions I make today. 

 

When you choose to work with me as your life coach, it will mean entrusting me with your story. Because of this relationship and level of trust, I want to give you a glimpse into my story. 

 

Professionally, for the past 30+ years of my life – in addition to being a business owner - a professional vocalist, vocal coach (Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Denver), and certified Yoga instructor (RYT 200) - I have worked primarily in corporate offices and the legal profession. Over time, the unrelenting stress emptied my soul and left me feeling stuck and frustrated. I longed for the freedom to fulfill the dreams I held in my heart and to feel I was making a difference.  In 2020 I took a leap of faith and pursued a Christian Life Coach Certification and launched this professional practice to bring the dream of coaching into reality. I am also a writer and believe in the power of words to transform.

Personally, I have walked the arduous journey of overcoming trauma, shame, lies, insecurity, fear, unclear purpose, chasing after what would never truly satisfy the empty inside, and relentlessly striving for acceptance and a sense of worth.

 

What I found on my inner journey was that the love, compassion, and grace of Jesus Christ was the bridge to healing, wholeness, truth, peace, purpose, joy, genuine acceptance, unconditional love, and the freedom to flourish. 

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. - Galatians 5:1

 

I'm a country girl who loves the great outdoors, the color blue, and French press coffee. I am grateful for second chances. And I am always amazed at how the Lord can redeem what we perceive as our mistakes and weave them into a beautiful tapestry of a transformed heart and new life, reflecting the beauty of His love. 

Every person's story is unique and consider it an incredible honor to contribute to the evolving lives of my clients. I am thankful for my clients who fully trust me. They allow me to challenge them with a fresh perspective. They give permission for God's Word to be the wisdom that builds the foundation of our work together. They open their hearts to allow me to help them create forward-moving change in their lives.  The Holy Spirit does the work ... and I am thankful to be a vessel in the process. 

Jen is a guest teacher at Center for Christian Coaching where she teaches a class to graduating students, Set Your Compass for Your Coaching Practice.  Jen is available to speak at select events and women's retreats. 

Do you feel like no matter what, it's not enough? 

Are you feeling overwhelmed by life and perhaps underwhelmed by God? This feeling of being overwhelmed manifests differently, but my clients often have the feeling that nothing they do is enough. Life feels demanding.

Are you stressed or anxious, unable to be present in your present? You are not alone. God hasn’t stepped out. He is with you and wants to show you exactly where He is so that you can live in His fullness.

Professionally, I have a background in teaching with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Master of Education. I'm a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the author of The Longing for Belonging Giving Up Ashes to Find Beauty.   

Personally, my family has been the most splendid and redemptive classroom where God has shown me not only who He is but where He is. My husband and I have been married 30 years and have two magnificent grown daughters. I serve in women's ministry and enjoy writing and leading Bible studies. God has truly given me beauty for ashes. 

 

…He will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing

instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair…

Isaiah 61:3 (NLT)

I grew up angry at God. I believed that God was not an option for me. He was for other people … people who were undamaged. And since I did not believe that He was an option for me … I was against Him.

It took over 20 years for me to allow God to speak, and when I finally put my fists down … I was flooded with a new awareness of God and conversations with God.

I formed a new understanding of who God is and how much He loves me. Then I realized I had misunderstood His desire for me all along.

“If you look for Me, you will find Me.”

Jeremiah 29:13

 

You might say, “Look for Him where?” Everywhere. Will you let me show you how?

As a Certified Christian Life Coach, with special training as a Relationship Coach from Charis Bible College, I help you recognize God's Presence and love in your own life. Every relationship we have flows from the relationship we have with our Heavenly Father. Whether you are struggling in your marriage, are a stressed-out parent, or dealing with other relationship issues, coaching can help provide the tools, resources and feedback so you can flourish in your life. 

Bridget is available to speak at events and women's retreats. 

Meet Bridget

Certified Christian Life and Relationship Coach 

Are you ready to find a path back to peace and restoration in your life after divorce? You’ve made a courageous first step in the journey to healing today!

"Divorce is like a tornado … ripping through your life, threatening to destroy everything in its path. The emotional whirlwinds bring fear, confusion, and despair that impact your children, family members, and friends." (Divorce Care)

 

I know the darkness of divorce first-hand. I left a 25-year marriage, walked away from my home, and into a jolting wave of profound fear. There were countless sleepless nights where I lay awake desperately asking myself questions, I simply couldn’t find the answer to. What’s happening to me? What can I do with this anger? I feel depressed and lonely. What should I do? How can I forgive? Will I ever be able to forgive?

 

The trauma and fear left me feeling completely alone in my pain I knew I needed to talk with someone about what was happening in my life … but I couldn’t even bring myself to open my mouth to form a sentence. Yet God didn’t leave me alone in that darkness. Through prayer I realized he was always right there with me … even in the bleakest of nights that I felt like would never end. In my lowest valley I learned that God loves me with a powerful love, and He will never leave or forsake me.

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.

In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”

Proverbs 3:5-6

 

Professionally, I earned my college degree as a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) at Spring Arbor University in 2016, and in 2021 I became a Certified Christian Life Coach.

 

Personally, I am grateful to be married since 2014, to a patient and loving man. We strive every day to keep Christ in the center of our marriage. I am also blessed with two adult sons, Jack, and Pete and a large extended family. I am in awe of God’s grace. He is a God that loves and gives second chances.

I love waking up early in the morning, before the sunrise, going on a run with friends, reading outside, walking in the woods, and spending time with my husband and big, wonderful family, 

 

My mission as a Christian Divorce Recovery Coach is to help you exchange the fear, guilt, and shame of your past for a brighter hope filled future.

I would be honored to partner with you as you take a deep breath and realize that the God who created the universe is deeply in love with you. I pray for you to have strength and courage as you take these steps toward a healed heart and peace filled life of purpose. YOU ARE WORTH IT! 

 

I would love to get to know you and hear your story and help you Create a Life You Love! 

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“If you want to move forward into God’s awesome dream for your life, then you are going to have to shut the door on the past. You’re going to have to give up your grief, your guilt, and your grudges so that you can move forward in faith.”

– Rick Warren

Meet Katie

Certified Christian Life and Divorce Recovery Coach

Our Coach Approach

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Our approach is holistic, which means we see the clients we work with as having a mind, body, and spirit. Each part is interconnected with intrinsic value and possesses unique needs. Each part affects the whole of who we are and how we function. 

When we experience pain, we tend to feel powerless and alone in uncharted territory. Traumatic events can turn our life upside down in a moment ... like a riptide pulling us under gasping for air.  However, as we work together, we hope that you can feel empowered in the transformative process of moving forward into the purpose and potential God created you for. 

With each client we have the privilege to work with, we see curiosity and compassion, combined with inviting the Holy Spirit into the coaching process, as one of the most powerful tools to get to the deeper levels of the heart and mind and the beliefs that influence behavior. As Christian Coaches, we hold a sacred space to build a solid foundation of trust, safety, and rapport so you feel safe and empowered to change the frustrating cycles and patterns you have found yourself in.

Coaching is a partnership in which we come alongside you to listen, equip, encourage, support and guide you. Each coach provides the space for you to feel heard, be fully yourself, empowered, accomplish your goals, and to go from where you are in the direction of where you want to be - and also where God wants you to be. We do this through a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires you to maximize your personal and professional potential. 

 Our Mission is to be a bridge that connects you closer to the heart of the Father

and satisfies your hunger for a free and abundant life.