Born in the jungles of Peru to missionary parents, Paula’s beginning in life was anything but typical. Raped at the age of 5, Paula was caught in a cycle of damage and abuse which lasted into her thirties. From sexual abuse to later mental, emotional and even spiritual abuse, Paula developed a victim mentality, which fueled decades of continued abuse.
Broken beyond endurance, Paula cried out to God for help. He miraculously intervened, faithfully walking with her through a dramatic healing process. She knows, from personal experience, the healing, deliverance, and hope that only God can bring.
As an ex-victim, Paula’s passion to help others resulted in her writing Bloom in the Dark: True Stories of Hope and Redemption, a compilation of true stories shared by women who have walked through personal darkness and abuse. Each story tells how God met, healed, and restored an ex-victim. Readers discover that they are not alone. Lasting healing is possible!
Loving Forward in Faith After Loss
"'For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish till death do us part.' It was both my greatest honor and my greatest heartache to live my wedding vows... to fulfill them. But I never imagined I would do so at 29 years old after only three years of marriage.”
As a widow and single mother, Alexandra Hope Craig understands the pain of loss and the struggle to find hope in the midst of heartache. She knows firsthand the devastating impact of a terminal cancer diagnosis and the difficulty of navigating grief while rebuilding a life and raising a young child.
But through her journey, she and her family experienced the goodness and faithfulness of God in a profound way. Now, she is dedicated to sharing that message of hope and healing. In particular, she encourages others to trust their grief and heartache in God’s hands with the knowledge that He is faithful to trade beauty for ashes.
As a speaker and through her social media presence, Alexandra testifies how God has graciously held her while on this journey. She believes hope in Christ is the antidote to despair, and she passionately spreads the message that every heart can be transformed by the love and grace of the Lord, even when God answers prayers prayed through tears and sobs in ways we do not understand.
“One of my prayers when we first discovered John's illness was that I would have the strength and grace to say, 'It is well with my soul' regardless of the outcome. And with all sincerity and because of God's faithfulness, I can say just that... it is well with my soul. It brings me great joy to tell of the restorative power of Jesus. And it is my hope that the insight God has shown me in this process will bring comfort to hurting hearts as He draws them toward Himself.”
Alexandra delivers messages of resilience and courage that are grounded in the truth of God's Word. Drawing on her own experiences and the wisdom of the Bible, she inspires listeners to embrace their challenges and trust in God's plan for their lives.
Whether you are struggling with personal challenges, grief, or loss, or simply seeking to deepen your faith and relationship with God, Alexandra's powerful messages of hope and healing will touch your heart and inspire you to live a life filled with purpose, joy, and grace.
Elizabeth Rickman opened her first catering and restaurant business in 2008 and has been thriving as an entrepreneur ever since.
She worked in law enforcement and local government for over 16 years.
In 2018 she started a personal development company where she coached women individually and also brings leaders from all around the world to her panels for attendees to learn how to exercise their creativity into lucrative businesses.
Elizabeth was raised by a single mother and lived in public housing as a child. She was able to escape poverty by surrounding herself with others who were passionate about change and became educated on ways to help make a difference in her community.
Her mission is to help those in need to reduce the generational cycle of teenage pregnancy, drug abuse and so many other obstacles that will hinder them from being successful.
Elizabeth is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and holds a master's degree in Adult Education & Corporate Training. She is the mother of two beautiful children Serenity and Elijah.
She was recently appointed as the Program Manager for the TN Opioid Abatement Council and also serves as a youth leader for middle school students at Long Hollow Church in Hendersonville, TN.
Nicole currently works for TPUSA Faith, a new division of Charlie Kirk’s Turning Point USA organization. She serves as the Tennessee Faith Representative.
TPUSA Faith is dedicated to empowering Christians to put their faith into action.
We engage, equip, and empower millions of grateful Americans who are prepared to defend our God-given rights, by giving them the tools to expose lies and articulate the connection between Faith and Freedom.
Before stepping into her role with TPUSA Faith, Nicole worked as a campaign manager on LT. Govt candidate Teddy Daniels primary race in Pennsylvania. She also worked for the NRCC in Washington D.C as a budget manager for the 2022 cycle.
Alana is the founder and CEO of SOLWIN TV. SOLWIN is a Christian network that stands on integrity & faith in God as its central core. We endeavor to promote products, services, and content that aligns with our values and overall mission to bring wholeness, hope, value, encouragement and peace to each of our viewers. We boldly stand for truth, freedom of speech without use of derogatory language or hateful acts & love for all people of every race, religion, level of education, and socio-economic status. Our overall mission is for each viewing audience member to watch SOLWIN and turn off their TV feeling better in their souls.
SOLWIN TV is currently on ROKU's streaming service and has been growing steadily since our launch in June 2022 with 30+ shows airing weekly. Our TV show & podcast hosts are a special group of Christian women who have a calling for media ministry and use their God-given gifts and talents to share with other women around the globe. Many of our hosts are survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking or have been affected by some type of abuse directly or indirectly.
Justina Page is an international speaker and natural storyteller who speaks with a bold and refreshing honesty that touches the hearts of audiences. Her speeches unfold with a combination of humor, insightful observation and wisdom, as well as practical application. Justina is a woman whose faith was tested by fire. She now inspires audiences across the country with a powerful message of hope and triumph. She is the author of the award-winning book, The Circle of Fire which tells the story of how Justina’s life was changed forever when fire swept through her home, March 7, 1999. The loss of her 22-month-old twin son, Amos, the severe and lasting injuries of her other twin son, Benjamin, and her own devastating experience of third-degree burns covering 55 percent of her body affected the entire family. She is also the author of 16 other literary works. From the ashes of fire, a new hope has emerged. She is the Founder and Executive Director of The Amos House of Faith, a non-profit organization, established to provide post-burn support to children and families affected by burn trauma. She is a voice over actor and children audio producer. She is a supporting actress in the award-winning faith-based movie We Are Stronger and the very powerful and inspirational TV series Breaking Strongholds.SOLWIN TV is currently on ROKU's streaming service and has been growing steadily since our launch in June 2022 with 30+ shows airing weekly. Our TV show & podcast hosts are a special group of Christian women who have a calling for media ministry and use their God-given gifts and talents to share with other women around the globe. Many of our hosts are survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking or have been affected by some type of abuse directly or indirectly.
Candy has been involved in helping mend broken lives and aiding in rescue of victims of human trafficking, child sex abuse/neglect, domestic violence, and substance abuse for 20+ years. Being married to a law enforcement officer has helped Candy with opportunities to reach these individuals more successfully. She has an excellent relationship with local law enforcement and T.B.I., F.B.I., and Homeland Security. Candy is an evangelist, who spent many years in Murfreesboro, TN feeding thousands of individuals who were either homeless, near homeless or in extreme poverty. These are the locations where the majority of victims, she has personally assisted, were located. They are the most vulnerable. Candy also spends time educating her community, local law enforcement, and conferences about child sex abuse recognition and response, human trafficking and ritual abuse.
Candy has a very realistic understanding of violence and her passion comes from her own unique experiences in life.
Candy and husband, Garry, are the parents of 8 beautiful, adult and adolescent children, four of which were adopted locally and all have incredible stories of survival. One of the four is a survivor of human trafficking and ritual abuse. Currently Candy and husband, Garry, have opened their home to more child survivors and are walking out the restoration process with them.
Candy is honored to share her areas of expertise and personal testimonies.
Woman of God, you have an enemy – the same enemy Eve faced – but you don’t have to make the same mistake. God is not your enemy! Satan is your enemy, and his plan is to use your influence for destruction in the lives of those within your area of influence. If he can convince you that you don’t measure up and that you can’t do anything about your circumstances and if he can establish a stronghold of self-pity, guilt and condemnation and if he can convince you that not even God loves you, he can hold you in bondage to self-destructive, thought patterns. If you have children, they will suffer the consequences of your thoughts, behavior and decisions or the rewards of your good choices.
God wants you to take responsibility for your life; He wants you to make wise choices. Satan wants you to continue the blame game—blaming other people for your mistakes and failures. God wants you to succeed and enjoy the more abundant life. Satan wants you to maintain a victim mentality; God wants you to be a victorious woman – more than a conqueror. Satan wants you to fail and struggle all your life. God wants to set you on a high place of success. Satan wants to hold you in the miry clay of selfishness, self-centeredness, fear, anger, unforgiveness, resentment, manipulation and depression. Which will you choose? Who will you worship? Who will you seek to please? Who do you desire? Who will you serve? Who is your first love?