Carol Kent

Carol Kent’s books have sold over one million copies. She is a bestselling author and an international speaker for conferences and retreats. Carol is the founder and executive director of the Speak Up Conference, an event committed to helping people develop their speaking and writing skills. She and her husband, Gene, have founded the nonprofit organization, Speak Up for Hope, which benefits inmates and their families. Carol holds a master’s degree in communication arts and a bachelor’s degree in speech education. Carol has trained Christian speakers for over twenty-five years and she has been a featured speaker at Women of Faith, Extraordinary Women, and Women of Joy arena events. She is the author of over twenty-seven books, including the bestselling When I Lay My Isaac Down, Tame Your Fears, and Becoming a Woman of Influence. Her newest titles are a 365 page-per-day devotional titled, He Holds My Hand, the award-winning Staying Power, and Life Lessons for Moms.