Paulette lives in Indianapolis, IN with her pretty-darn-good-looking husband of almost 17 years, Jake. They enjoy opening up their home to a bunch of fun 20-somethings that keep them at least partially cool. They think their 20lb mutant-Maltese, Max, is pretty awesome as well.
Paulette holds a Masters Degree from Liberty University in Professional Counseling and enjoys spending her time with women of all ages. She thoroughly enjoys writing and teaching bible studies. She has authored multiple Bible studies including Sand Surfers – Encountering God and Discovering Divine Purpose in the Desert and Rescued – A Journey from Darkness to Light, and has authored one book, Straight-Up Crazy: A Call to Radical Faith. Her passion and life mission is to encourage and equip women with the truth of God’s Word to fulfill God’s calling on their lives.
In a world full of speakers and writers, Paulette is a refreshing voice. Her passion for brining the Word of God into the hearts of women is transformative. With down-home humor, timeless biblical truths and an effervescent, contagious passion for Jesus, Paulette inspires her audience to take an action step toward fresh faith and a renewed commitment toward Christ.
Danielle Hofer, a resident of Indianapolis, IN is a wife of 10 years to her best friend, Dustin and mother of two gifts named Dietrich and Daylan. She is a graduate of Butler University's College of Education and holds a Master of Education degree from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. At a local east side inner city school, Danielle taught the most amazing 7th and 8th grade students, ever! Though she misses them terribly, she still keeps in contact with former students and parents, and currently stays home to raise her family. She is an active duty military wife, seeing retirement just a few years away. Danielle serves as Director of Community, which is just a formal name for overseeing all other things virtual for Ignite Women. She continually believes God for the BIG!
Laura’s personal mission statement is “to live a life of authentic, vibrant worship of Jesus Christ so that believers will be encouraged to encounter him and seekers will be pointed in the direction of the one, true living God.” Laura has served in vocational ministry at The Creek in Indianapolis, IN for over 9 years and joined the staff team after 9 years of teaching high school choir. She received her seminary degree from Lincoln Christian University. In addition to her work at The Creek, Laura has authored Bible studies called Life Rhythms: Learning to Live in God-Centered Time and Found: Quitting the Game of Hide and Seek. She is a passionate Bible teacher and gifted speaker. Laura’s favorite role, though, is wife to Matt, principal at the Renaissance Alternative School, and mom to Abigail, who is 10 going on 17.www.LauraDingman.com
Lise is a freelance writer and editor and home-educating mom of two boys-to-men. She lives with her husband, Shan, in Indianapolis. Lise is a regular teacher at Ignite.
Katie loves spending time with her husband, Jake, watching college sports, adventuring outside, and baking.