Kira McConico’s kingdom assignment is to deliver a movement of encouragement in a moment of despair. Her passion and life’s calling is to spread the message of hope to the hopeless and shine a light in darkness to all those who are hurting.
In her publishing debut Kira released two writings; her self-help memoir, “Fixing Broken: You Can Live Past Your Pain” and an e-book “Bear Much Fruit: A Godly Approach to Entrepreneurship”. In addition, Kira published a monthly newsletter publication called “Be Encouraged” in which she discussed social and spiritual topics while featuring regional and local non-profit organizations. More recently, Kira founded the “It’s Time To Heal Conference”. This 2-day event takes attendees on a journey to fix the broken places in their life.
By trade she is an entrepreneurial business coach and graphic designer specializing in brand development. As a business coach she has been instrumental in the successfully elevation of more than 150+ small businesses over the past ten years.
As co-owner and operator of INTEGRITY: Designs, Publications and Consulting, Kira uses her degree in Digital Imaging to create custom corporate identities and marketing collaterals designs. Her work is known across the country with clients in several states.
Calling Kansas City, Kansas home, Kira McConico says her most successful work is her family; including her husband, Jason and their four children; Nahshon, Mereiah, Jason II and James II.
She enjoys golfing, writing and serving in ministry at Bonner Springs Grace Temple Church. She is a long-standing partner with the Urban League of Greater Kansas City and serves as the Board Chair to R.U.B.I.E.S., Inc., a youth mentorship non-profit organization.
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For over 20 years, Genette Howard has inspired people around the world with faith,
hope and love. She is an international speaker, author, personal coach, and pastor
who empowers women to thrive in life, love and work. She has traveled in the U.S.,
Nigeria, and Haiti as a conference speaker and humanitarian.
Lovingly referred to as "Pastor Genette", she co-founded and currently leads two
growing churches alongside her husband, Pastor Dexter Howard: Restoration
Church of Northwest Arkansas and The Restoration Place Church in Charlotte, North
As a working wife and mother of six daughters, Genette is deeply connected to the
complexities of modern womanhood. She is dedicated to offering women
worldwide the inspiration, information, and motivation they need to break through
into happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives.
Genette is the author of two books that equip people for optimal living: "Fight Stress
and Live: 5 Simple Commitments That Can Save Your Life" and "The 5 Laws of
Gratitude: Simple Shifts to Create a Happier, Healthier and Wealthier You." She is the
co-founder and publisher of Reach Magazine, a Christ-centered publication that
helps people realize their potential in life. Genette has appeared on local, regional
and national media programs, including Good Morning Arkansas and The Roland
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A chosen vessel serving the kingdom of God, Evangelist, Author, Prophetic Praise & Worship
Leader; Angelae Alexander passionately and boldly ministers, delivering practical messages
inspiring listeners with hope and encouraging all to seek first the kingdom and His
righteousness. She directs the misunderstood, the overlooked and the underestimated to
Christ the author and finisher of our faith in whom we have the victory.
Known for practical and applicable biblical preaching and teaching Angelae has been used of
God to minister the word in numerous women's conferences, churches, prison outreach, youth
conferences, singles conferences and ministry events. Used to prophetically flow in both word
and song, Angelae ministers under the unction of the Holy Ghost with a chain breaking
anointing. She operates with divine intent, to the glory of God our Father, to dismantle and
destroy the kingdom of the enemy by inspiring the downtrodden and encouraging the bruised
Angelae has served faithfully in many capacities under the leadership of Dr Bishop Marvin E
Donaldson at Greater Pentecostal Temple in Kansas City since 1996. She has obtained a
Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Faith Bible College and a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare
Management from Avila University. She continues to allow her life to be used as a living
testament of God's glory.
Dionna Latimer is founder and executive director of Moving4ward Ministries, Inc. based in St.Louis, MO.
Moving4ward Ministries, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit Christian Support Ministry designed to provide well needed, non-judgmental support for survivors of sexual abuse 16 years and older. Our goal is to provide survivors with a safe environment to confidentially share their experiences, so they can move forward with their lives, and walk in their God given purpose. Also to bring awareness to our community through education, outreach, and annual events.
Romans 8:37 – Yet amid all these things we are more than conquerors and gain a surpassing victory through Him Who loved us.
Stephanie Betts is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a Master’s degree in Adult Education. She has dedicated most of her career in various ways to teaching adults how to live a better life. Stephanie is the owner of Freedom Focused, LLC. The vision of her company is to acknowledge the value of human life, the determination to live, and the ability to feel empowered through outreach, products, and published materials.
She has written the book Behind the Smile a Journey to Strength (January, 2014) which discusses her overcoming a foundation of abuse and neglect. She has also written the book Healthy Thinking for Victorious Living (January, 2016) which address how to lead a productive and fulfilling life through positive thought patterns. Stephanie is a contributing writer for Be Encouraged Christian Magazine. She enjoys writing and speaking on family issues with articles such as Christian Kids & Today’s Tech World and Your Quiver Full of Joy.
Stephanie is a profound speaker who tugs at the heart of today’s issues of purpose, rebuilding your life, triumph over adversity, inner beauty, and moving past hurt. She has spoken at several local women’s conferences, workshops, women’s shelters and group sessions. She currently is the host of a monthly workshop called Healthy Thinking based on her book, where she provides Biblical foundation for today’s life struggles.