Women’s Advance 2020

Becoming Women of Confidence, Purpose, and Dignity

Proverbs 31:25 “She is clothed with strength and dignity.”

We are blessed to have Debbie Chavez speak at Women’s Advance in January. She will be bringing us God’s awesome truth about becoming women of confidence, purpose and dignity.

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Debbie is a pastor’s wife who founded the dynamic wives’ ministry called Squadron of Sisters in 2010. She serves as Director and lead teacher for that ministry, and she also serves as the director for Great Awakening Productions, which offers Christian podcasts at faithplace.org.
Debbie has 27 years of experience as manager, news anchor and talk show host at a secular news-talk radio station before launching her own faith-based talk show in 2008. Her talk show, found at TheDebbieChavezShow.com is a podcast offering Bible-based counsel for women facing common challenges in marriage, parenting and their personal lives. Debbie also writes a free online devotional for women each day, found at theappreciatedwife.com. Debbie co-hosted a daily online talk show with marriage conference speaker Mark Gungor for several years, and served as a jail chaplain for several years as well. Debbie and her husband Raul live in Bellingham WA and have 5 children and 10 grandchildren.


Back by popular request is Jim and Diana Burnham. They will be blessing us all by leading us in sweet worship together.

Jim and Diana Burnham

Jim and Diana Burnham, married for 35 years, have been involved in music
ministries for most of that time. As missionaries, they spent two and a half
years in Mexico and Jim has been involved in pastoral ministries for more
than 20 years. While they both grew up in Southern California, they have
been moving farther north through the years. They lived 17 years in Willits
and the past 12 years in Grants Pass, Oregon.
Diana is currently retired and volunteers at the Pregnancy Care Center and
Jim teaches 4 th grade at a local public school. They have five children,
twelve grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.