Aspire Speakers & Artists
Author & Speaker
Melissa is madly in love with Jesus and addicted to the study of His word. She is passionate about knowing and inspiring other women to seek Him by opening their ears to listen to His Spirit, reading His Word curiously, asking questions and clinging tightly to God through the storms of life. As a wife to Sean, and mother of four great kids, she works out her faith on a daily basis always in need of God’s Word to draw her back to the things of first importance.
Kay Dodd has spent the better part of the last 25 years making people laugh as a professional comedian. Whether she is performing for women’s groups, conferences, and recovery groups or emceeing events, producing shows or raising funds for worthy causes, Kay Dodd will deliver the laughs that can lift spirits, open hearts, and leave your audience inspired.
In July, 2016, the National Livin’ on Laughter Gospel Comedy Association awarded Kay Dodd their “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Having previously been a club comedian who was regularly booked to host and emcee shows for A-List headliners such as Jeff Foxworthy, Shirley Hemphill, Brian Regan, Henry Cho, and more, Kay brings clean comedy wherever she goes. You may have seen Kay Dodd on the Dove Channel or on tour with Chonda Pierce. Kay is excited to share some laughs with you and hopes to see you
Song Writer, Author & Speaker
A lifelong love of words and music has led singer/songwriter Staci Frenes to cultivate songs and stories into something strong and beautiful and brave. Staci’s acoustic folk-pop songs have inspired not only audiences at her concerts all over the country, but viewers of major network shows such as The Biggest Loser, America’s Next Top Model, and Nashville as well as in nationally released feature films.
Staci’s songs reflect an artist and Jesus follower who is navigating the messy, unpredictable waters of change and seasons of transformation that include loss and the ever-shifting roles of career and parenting.
Intricate, authentic and hopeful, Staci Frenes continues to cultivate truth that resonates in every aspect of life…through music, speaking and writing… she is confident that the process can be as beautiful as the finish.
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Join us for 3 hours full of laughter, learning, stories, and music.
for group of 10+
for group of 10+