10 Speaking Topics:

  • I Can’t Rest Now, Lord! I’m Responsible (book talk: from 1 to 7 sessions)
  • Getting Rest in a Restless World
  • Ways of Leaving a Spiritual Legacy
  • Forgiveness and Grace
  • Door of Hope in Discouraging Times
  • Motherhood: Joy, Grief, and God’s Comfort
  • The Love of the Father
  • The Joys and Humor of Growing Older
  • How to Write Your Life Story (One or more sessions)
  • How to Keep a Journal: Spiritual, Travel, Gratitude, Other

Speaking Experience:

  • Women’s Retreat Speaker (various denominations)
  • Washington State: Stonecroft Christian Women’s Connection Speaker
  • Whitworth University Teacher Department Keynoter
  • Women’s Evening Book and Bible Studies Speaker
  • Church Special Events Speaker
  • Home School Association Speaker
  • University Foreign Students Club Speaker

Speaker Bio

Gena Bradford’s passions include writing and speaking for the inspirational market.

Her stories appear in: Guideposts Magazine, The Spokesman Review Newspaper in Spokane, WA., and in books and anthologies: Love is a Verb by Gary Chapman, What I learned From God While Cooking by Chris Bolley, So Many Miracles by Guideposts, A Cup of Comfort Devotional for Women by James Stuart Bell, and Miracles Still Happen and Extraordinary Miracles in the Lives of Ordinary People by Therese Marszalek.

Given Wings is her music CD.

Gena’s latest book: I Can’t Rest Now, Lord! I’m Responsible30 Days from Burnout to the Heart of God, is written for those who feel overwhelmed, tired, or in burnout, and want to experience God’s love and appointed rest. She writes from personal experience.

A retired teacher in Special Education and Fifth-grade, Gena also taught and supervised student teachers at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. Gena leads women’s retreats and Bible studies on various topics, including rest. She speaks at conferences and events.

Jack and Gena recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They have four adult children: Kelly, Emily, Ben and Hannah, and are grandparents of four precious grandchildren: Maggie, Abby, Jackson and Jovie. They reside in Spokane, WA.