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Empower ladies session promises encouragement, challenge for gospel living

February 2nd, 2017 / By: Keith Collier | Managing Editor / comments

Empower ladies session promises encouragement, challenge for gospel living

Thelma WellsLAS COLINAS—Even at age 75, Thelma Wells has a passion for seeing women of all generations take a stand for Christ. Wells, who is also known as “Mama T,” will be one of the featured speakers at the Ladies Session during this year’s Empower Conference.

Sheila Walsh

Joining Wells are Sheila Walsh and Donna Gaines. Walsh is a best-selling author and teacher from Scotland whose ministry has reached more than 5 million women internationally. In addition to writing inspirational books for women, she is an accomplished children’s book writer with her “God’s Little Princess” and “The Bible Is My Best Friend” series.

Donna Gaines

Gaines is an author, speaker and pastor’s wife. She serves as chairman of the board for the Pastors Wives’ Session of the SBC Pastors’ Conference, and her passion for the gospel has taken her on mission trips around the world. Her husband Steve serves as pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church near Memphis and president of the Southern Baptist Convention.

The Ladies Session, which takes place from 1:30-4:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas, is free and open to the public. Music will be performed by Austin Stone Worship.