I speak at women's events on the topics of fear, worry, self-care and discipleship/spiritual growth. I've been speaking to audiences from 10 to 10,000 at churches, conferences and retreats in the US and abroad since 2005. I've spoken on national platforms such as the Aspire Women's Events, Proverbs 31 She Speaks and UMC Leadership Institute. My messages are wholly Christ-Centered, humorous and contain practical next steps to equip women after your event is over. As an author, I offer books and Bible studies that equip women with to keep growing in their faith as well as connecting with each other.
I'm available to travel throughout the US and abroad.
Price Range: $1200-2250
Gig Length: 45 - 360 minutes
What to Expect
When you book me for an event, you gain a partner who is deeply invested your goals for reaching women and encouraging them to draw closer to Christ.
>Professional attitude: I respond to emails, correspondance and requests in a timely manner.
>Pre-Event Promotion Support: I will provide a 60-sec pre-event video for you to run as part of all of your promotional efforts.
>Programming Support: As a former large conference leader, I am ready and willing to assist you in creating the experience that is tailor-made for your audience including connection activities or hands-on experiences for your attendees.
>Enthusiasm: I love what God has called me to do! You can always count of me to bring encouragement and a positive attitude at all stages of the planning process.
>Connection: I know how to connect with audiences of all ages and stages. I am there for them, no me. I'm a great story-teller, trust builder and most of all, people-lover.
>Next Steps: I believe that God will continue to work after your event is over, so my presentations have practical next steps to help women continue to grow in the places where God has opened their heart during my message.
>Humor: I love to laugh. And I love to create moments where your audience will laugh.
>Prayer Partner: When we work together, we'll pray together! We'll pray for God to fill the seats. We'll pray for God to open hearts. Most of all, we'll pray together for God to transform lives!
Barb Roose is speaker and author overflowing with a passion to connect women to God and each other. She has been speaking at conferences, churches and women’s ministry events since 2005.
Barb inspires women through challenging Biblical teaching, personal stories and a deep love for each audience that clearly communicates how much they matter to God and to Barb.
She is the author of the book, Enough Already: Winning Your Ugly Struggle with Beauty and a six-week DVD Bible study titled, Beautiful Already: Reclaiming God’s Perspective on Beauty. Barb is also the host of the Better Together Podcast.
Additional Booking Notes
STAGE: No podium needed, but a small table for my Bible is appreciated.
MIC: Over-the-ear wireless is preferred, however, I have experience with all types of mics.
LIGHTING: As an African-American woman, good lighting is important. I will have an active presentation and my facial expressions are just as much of my communication style as my words, so good lighting in the center stage is appreciated.
GREEN ROOM: It is always appreciated, but not necessary. If I have a secure restroom and an area to lock my purse and belongings, that's all I need. I like to spend my time out with the volunteers and attendees.
Past Booked Events
|November 04, 2018 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Finding Joy Ladies Night Out - Nashville, TN|
|November 02, 2018 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Finding Joy Ladies Night Out - Elkhart, IN|
|October 25, 2018–October 27, 2018 • 12:00pm - 12:00pm||New Antioch's Women's Retreat - Randallstown, MD|
|October 07, 2018 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Finding Joy Ladies Night Out - Atlanta|
|September 29, 2018–September 30, 2018 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Aspire Women's Conference|
|September 21, 2018–September 23, 2018 • 4:00pm - 12:00pm||Grace Adventures Women's Retreat|
|July 26, 2018–July 28, 2018 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Proverbs 31 She Speaks Women's Conference|
|June 15, 2018–June 16, 2018 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Beauty Breakaway - Charlotte, NC|
|May 25, 2018–May 28, 2018 • 12:00am - 12:00am||Unavailable|
|May 15, 2018 • 11:00am - 1:00pm||Hold Date|
|May 12, 2018–May 13, 2018 • 6:00pm - 1:00pm||Compelled Church- Temperance, MI (Mother's Day)|
|April 22, 2018 • 5:30pm - 9:30pm||Aspire Women's Conferences - Pittsburgh, PA|
|April 21, 2018 • 5:30pm - 9:30pm||Aspire Women's Conference- Medina, OH|
|April 20, 2018 • 5:30pm - 9:30pm||Aspire Women's Conference - Cincinnati|
|March 29, 2018 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Maumee School Career Day|
|March 23, 2018 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Hold Date|
|February 24, 2018–February 25, 2018 • 5:00pm - 1:00pm||CedarCreek Church - Weekend Guest Speaker|
|February 10, 2018–February 12, 2018 • 9:00am - 12:00am||JoyFest 2018 Women's Event - Lincoln, NE|
|February 06, 2018 • 8:00am - 2:00pm||Toledo Christian Spiritual Emphasis - Morning Speaker|
|November 10, 2017–November 11, 2017 • 9:00am - 12:00pm||HOLD|
|October 27, 2017–October 29, 2017 • 8:00pm - 12:00pm||Hurlbut UMC Women’s Retreat, NY|
|October 06, 2017–October 07, 2017 • 8:00am - 8:00pm||River Church Women’s Retreat – Cincinnati, OH|
|September 29, 2017–September 30, 2017 • 8:00am - 8:00pm||Grace Adventures Women’s Retreat, Mears, MI|
|September 12, 2017–September 16, 2017 • 8:00am - 8:00pm||Camp Gumee Gitche Women’s Retreat- MI|
|August 04, 2017–August 05, 2017 • 9:00am - 5:00pm||Finding Joy Summer Event hosted by Lauren Gaskill|
|July 15, 2017–July 26, 2017 • 12:00am - 12:00am||Unavailable for bookings|
|June 26, 2017–July 02, 2017 • 12:00am - 12:00am||Women's Event - Honduras|
|May 19, 2017–May 20, 2017 • 9:00am - 12:00pm||Calvary Bible Chapel - Toledo, OH|
|May 18, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Whiteford Wesleyan Church - Whiteford, MI|
|May 14, 2017 • 12:00am - 11:00pm||Elevate Church - weekend services|
|May 13, 2017 • 12:00am - 11:00pm||On Hold|
|May 06, 2017 • 9:00am - 5:00pm||Grace UMC - Springfield, OH|
|April 29, 2017 • 8:00am - 4:00pm||LiLY Conference - Cleveland, OH|
|April 22, 2017 • 9:00am - 4:00pm||Woven Women’s Conference – Nashville, TN|
|March 25, 2017 • 8:00am - 5:00pm||Rise Up Women’s Event – Logan, OH|
|March 18, 2017 • 9:00am - 12:00pm||Mt. Level Missionary Baptist - Durham, NC|
|March 14, 2017 • 9:00am - 12:00pm||Churches of God Leadership Meeting - Findlay, OH|
|March 03, 2017 • 6:30pm - 9:00pm||Refresh Women’s Event – Knoxville, TN|
MY SPEAKING TOPICS
Hungry No More: The Power of Surrender *MOST REQUESTED*
Our culture over-consumes everything but God! We over-eat, over-spend, over-worry and most of us probably over-do social media. Yet, we're starved for peace, hope and joy. What could happen if God’s daughters truly hungered for the gifts only God can provide? Learn from Jesus' example on how to surrender and find freedom from out-of-control habits and behaviors.
Getting Yourself into Position for Victory
Do you want to win over worry and anxiety? Too often, our fears make us feel like we’re going to finish life in last place. However, God has promised us three types of victory! Barb shares her story of once feeling defeated by fear and worry and she teaches us God's plan for success in the first chapter of Joshua. Instead of living by your fears, learn how to activate powerful, Christ-centered tools and position yourself to receive all that God promised.
Keeping Other People’s Worries from Crushing You
Are you worn out over someone else's problems or issues? Whether you are dealing with a rebellious child, aging parent or reckless friend, it's hard to get burdened down by their bad decisions. How can we learn how to shift from worrying about our loved ones to showing God-honoring concern? Barb teaches key principles from the book of Joshua as well as three practical tools that equip you with how to pray, what you can say to them and what you can do. Learn how to stop stressing out over other people's problems!
How to Slay Worry All Day
Have you ever prayed about something and then started worrying about it again an hour later? Using the "sun stand still" account in Joshua - one of the most astonishing stories in the Bible - Barb teaches the framework that will enable you to kill worrying thoughts and enjoy God's peace all day and every day. Includes free downloadable "How to Slay Worry All Day" 24-hour prayer guide!
Taking Care of You
Are you the kind of woman who puts everyone else first and yourself last? If so, you're not alone! Are you tired of carrying around all of the guilt that comes with scheduling a haircut, spending money on a new dress or taking time from your family to attend a Bible study group? In this talk, we'll look at the five areas of taking care of ourselves in a way that glorifies God, honors others and blesses our lives.
God, Knock Down These Worry Walls
Are there obstacles in your life that keep you awake at night? Do you feel trapped behind a tall wall of worry and anxiety? Using the story of the Israelites' victory at Jericho, Barb equips you with three key principles to live free from worry whether God knocks your worry wall down, that wall sticks around or when God calls you to go around.
Influences & Inspiration
My upbringing in the black baptist church
Lysa TerKeurst & Proverbs 31 Ministries
WillowCreek Church/Leadership Summit/Bill Hybels
Andy Stanley/Catalyst Conference
Bob Buford's Leadership Network
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