Key Note Speakers
Dr. Chiquita Miller nolan
Dr. Chiquita Miller Nolan accepted her call to the ministry at the age of 17. She has served God passionately as a pastor, administrator, business woman, public speaker and conference host, certified Christian counselor, mentor, Christian comedienne, entrepreneur, author and songwriter. In 2012, Chiquita founded the outreach ministry, God's Girl ministries, as an umbrella ministry for the various avenues that God uses her in ministry.
In April 2014, Chiquita received her PhD in Social Work Services from the ELST School of Ministry in Houston, Texas. She is an active member of Integrity Voice of Victory Church located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where she serves as director of the counseling ministry.
Chiquita is a single mom of three beautifully gifted, anointed and talented children, two great sons-in-law and one very spoiled Long-Haired Chihuahua named Peanut. Chiquita will be the first to admit that God is not just her Father but her ALL, and without HIM she can do nothing. Chiquita is funny, real, wise and full of the joy of life and Spirit of Christ. We are so excited to have her back at Overflow this year!
You can learn more about Chiquita's ministry at www.godsgirlministries.com.
Bold and transparent, Christy Johnson tells it like it is. As a certified life coach, ordained minister and author of “Love Junkies, 7 Steps for Breaking the Toxic Relationship Cycle,” Christy is passionate about imparting hope to women. As a former love junkie, Christy Johnson knows the pain and chaos that accompanies toxic relationships. Her own recovery from the devastating effects of abuse, addiction, adultery and divorce and later the death of her youngest son, demonstrates that there is beauty on the other side of pain.
Today, as a life coach, dynamic communicator and Founder of Living Soul, Christy has a passion to encourage other women with the hope of Christ and lead them on a journey of self-discovery to improve their soul health.
Visit her at christyjohnson.org.
BREAK OUT SESSION SPEAKERS
Kristin Cox desires to see women transformed by the power of Christ and able to live from hearts that are truly alive and completely free. She transparently shares her own journey of the heart and inspires women to pursue their path to freedom in Christ. Kristin uses humor and practical application that you will find refreshing. Her former pastor says of her, “Kristin teaches with an anointing that allows the Word of God to come alive in the hearts of those she teaches. She ignites a passion for Jesus and His Word. Her teaching is not theory, she practices it in her own life and family.”
Kristin has faithfully served as a teacher and leader in the church body for over twenty years. She and her husband Robert have influenced many families with their personal lives and family. They are currently on a journey of great faith and personal transformation in the midst of immense trial as Robert battles multiple myeloma. Kristin and Robert have three sons, Cooper, Keller, and Cade and live in Houston, Texas.
Amy is a single mother of four children who deeply loves the Lord and is wildly passionate about His people. Nine years ago, her journey into single motherhood began, shortly after having twins and losing her father to cancer. Believing in the power of prayer, she looked to her savior each day for guidance on how to raise four children on her own and has seen God work powerfully in their lives. Hoping to encourage and inspire women in every season of life to be strong and courageous, Amy has served as a speaker and worship leader at women’s events and retreats. Her story was featured in the book, Hugs: Bible Reflections for Women. She actively serves at her home church Bayou City Fellowship and owns her own portrait photography business in Houston, TX.
You can visit Amy's website at www.amykiddphotography.com.
Jennifer Maggio was once a homeless, severely abused, single mother of two small children. She used government assistance to make ends meet and had few friends and very little hope. She eventually became an 11-time Circle of Excellence winner in Corporate America who specialized in financial planning. Today, she is considered one of the nation's leading experts on single parenting issues and is CEO and Founder of The Life of a Single Mom Ministries. She has been featured in hundreds of media venues, including The New York Times, The 700 Club, Dr. James Dobson Radio, and many others. She is also author to 4 single parenting books.
You can visit Jennifer's website at www.thelifeofasinglemom.com.
Natalie Mott is a single mom of a sweet 15-year-old daughter. Over the years, God has provided many opportunities for Natalie to share her personal story and a life changing message of how God can turn a great mess into greatness! Having suffered abuse, the guilt and shame of an abortion, the loss of a child, failed relationships, homelessness, as well as dealing with the daily struggles of life, Natalie discovered freedom in Christ by unlocking the most painful parts of her life story. Natalie is indeed an overcomer, and she is passionate about sharing real-life experiences, which do not always come in a pretty package. You will always get her loving, funny, honest self, along with the relevant and practical things she is learning from God.
You can visit Natalie’s blog at cravingallthingsjesus.wordpress.com.
Dawn Walker is a single mom and lives with her 11-year-old son in Grand Rapids, MI. Author of The Daddy Gap, and founder and Director of Single Parent Missions, Dawn is passionate about encouraging single parent families to start new generational legacies. Dawn has been a speaker at conferences and trainings including Survive N Thrive Single Mom’s Conference in Oklahoma City, Overflow Single Mom’s Conference in Houston, TX, Step by Step Single Mom's Program in Lexington, KY and The Single Parenting Expo in Grand Rapids, MI.
To find out more about her ministry or subscribe to her daily Hope Notes encouragement messages for single parents, visit singleparentmissions.com.
Melissa has been a Christian for 8 years and since then she has not stopped sharing what Jesus has saved her from. She is an energetic story teller that understands that Jesus can be intimidating IF you do not know him--her goal in life is to help woman (and men) know Jesus more and see that he even has a sweet sense of humor and loves us through all our highs and lows. She has been asked to speak at several different woman's events, she has been on Great Day Houston and won Houston's funniest! Melissa has been a single mom for almost 18 years and will become a single empty nester in about 5 months.
"Melissa Williams is my mom-she has raised me for 18 years...she makes me laugh and listens even when I don't want her to. She is strict but I'm ok with it. She understands me and always wants to know more....even if I would rather not share. My mom shares her testimony anytime someone hands her the microphone. She has a way with words. She loves telling people about our sweet Jesus. She will challenge you and then validate you...ALL in the same day!" - Kyleigh (Melissa's 18 year old daughter)
Amber is married to Vernon, and together they are raising Titus and Justus, two beautiful boys full of life and personality. Amber works for His Voice Global, a nonprofit providing food, shelter, education and hope to children and families in Sudan, India, Kenya and beyond. While working for His Voice, Amber homeschools her boys, writes, leads worship, fights human trafficking in Houston, Texas, and teaches women to love and lead well in their homes and communities. On most Sundays, Amber serves at Bayou City Fellowship on the worship team and leads worship for many women's events. Amber is smart, creative and downright fun to be around. She loves books, food, a good late night and an even better cup of coffee. On any given day you’ll find her house filled with friends and she wouldn’t have it any other way. She’s the real deal through and through.