Bold Vision Books

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Laurie Dodds  has a heart for women. Her teaching has inspired women of all ages and backgrounds to see themselves the way God sees them building a strong self-image and develop into godly women, supportive wives, and loving mothers.

Whether she is leading a small group or women’s bible study, ministering at women’s prisons, teaching at a women's conference or a church service, Laurie has the passion and commitment to help women fall in love with God and accomplish His unique purpose and plan for their lives.

Since receiving her degree in finance from Vanderbilt University, Laurie has served with numerous churches including Second Baptist with Pastor Ed Young and Lakewood Church with pastor Joel Osteen. She serves as a staff writer for Integrus Leadership and has written for some of the largest and most influential ministries around the world.

Laurie and her husband Duncan have three grown daughters and live in Texas.


 Karen Porter 



Karen Porter is a speaker coach, an international retreat and seminar speaker, the author of six books, and a successful businesswoman.

She has keynoted corporate and organization groups in general market and religious settings. Her famous Chocolate Parties have delighted audiences around the world. Her book I’ll Bring the Chocolate: Satisfying a Woman’s Cravings for Friendship and Faith have challenged women to greater friendships.

Karen is a frequent guest on national TV and radio programs, and serves on several boards. She says her greatest achievement is her marriage to George. In her spare time, she follows her lifelong quest to find the perfect purse.





Dick Sisk  has been the pastor of Tarpley Baptist Church in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas since 2008.  Dick and his wife Barbara have four daughters and nine grandchildren.   He has pastored in Lubbock, in Rockwall/Heath, in Dallas, in Flat, Texas and in Memphis, Tennessee.  

In addition, Dick has developed a men’s program and ministry for the Memphis Cancer Foundation and served as Vice-President/General Manager of Turpin Meadow Guest Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  

He has traveled and preached in over twenty countries and has served as chaplain for numerous football teams and was chaplain of the University of Memphis football team for 12 years.

Dick’s greatest love is spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren when able. Dick is an avid outdoorsman with a passion for big game hunting, fishing, and golf.  As a licensed big game outfitter, he has guided hunts in Texas and Wyoming. He also enjoys woodworking, music, and song writing.

Dick is an alumni of Jacksonville College, Texas Tech University, holds a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies from Criswell College, and a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.







Gari Meachem  is a writer, speaker, and teacher. Her passion for the Word of God and she regularly speaks and teaches at her home church, Second Baptist Church of Houston, one of the largest churches in the country. She is founder of Truly Fed Ministries, where she developed curriculum for classes that teach God’s freedom from food bondage. Gari has written many articles for Sports Spectrum magazine and several pamphlets for the International Bible Society. Gari says, “I love words. Mostly I love God’s words.” Gari and her husband Bobby have been married for over thirty years. Gari says, “We have three fantastic kids and two insanely cute grandbabies.”



Linda Evans Shepherd  is the bestselling author of more than thirty books. She speaks across North America and Europe empowering audiences to release their burdens to God. Linda saw God help her turn the “pits” of life into stepping stones following a car crash that left her then infant daughter in a year-long coma before she awoke.

J.J. Como  writes from a life-long passion of studying and researching the end times.


As a Bible teacher in a mega church in Houston, Texas, the author discovered that more in-depth information was needed to fully disciple this generation on the subject of The Revelation.


J. J. has been an accredited Bible teach through Precepts International for more than fifteen years.


J.J. and family reside in the Houston, Texas area.

Georgia Shaffer 
 is an author, professional speaker, a regular columnist for Christian Coaching Today and a board member of the International Christian Coaches Association (ICCA).

A licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, she is also on the teaching team of American Association of Christian Counselors' Professional Life Coaching Training DVD series. 

Georgia specilizes in coaching coaches, women, and communicators. 

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Thomas L. Youngblood  is Chief Executive Officer for Christian Service Charities, a federation serving nearly 100 ministries in the Combined Federal Campaign.

Sandra P. Aldrich  
is President and CEO of Bold Words, Inc. and an international speaker, author or co-author of more than nineteen books. 

Sandra P. Aldrich

Becky Danielson

Amanda Grace Caldwell

J. J. Como

Evelyn Davison

Laurie Dodds

Dennis Hensley

Virelle Kidder

Gracie Malone

Gari Meacham

Lucinda Secrest McDowell

Scott Moody

Golden Keyes Parsons

 Karen Porter

Rhonda Rhea

Kaley Rhea

Georgia Shaffer

 Linda Evans Shepherd

Dick Sisk

Kendra Smiley

Sally E. Stuart

John Thurman

Lee Warren

Lori Wildenberg

Thomas L. Youngblood

Aaron Zook
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