Have Pam speak at your event!

Do you have a conference, luncheon, retreat, or women’s event coming up? Pam has spoken in various venues and would love to share her heart with your attendees. Her nursing background and experience in disability issues and caregiving have ignited her passion for all life. Her testimony will encourage those who are struggling in their faith and inspire them to live fully every day for Christ.

For inquiries about having Pam speak at your event, use the contact form on this website.

Pam is a full member of the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA).


Recent Events:

Christmas Ladies’ Luncheon 2017 at Cottonwood Community Church.

Pam spoke on Living the Impossible to an enthusiastic group of ladies at the Cottonwood Community Church on December of 2017.

Orchards Community Church Ladies’ Luncheon 2016

In December of 2016, Pam was the keynote speaker at the annual ladies’ Christmas luncheon at the Orchards Community Church at Lewiston, Idaho. The theme was Home for Christmas, and Pam was honored to speak to a roomful of ladies what coming home should mean for us.

Stir It Up 2016

It was a glorious event, and your talk was especially inspirational for me.                                                                      – Janet Richards RN                                                                                                    Crossing the River Sorrow

In April of 2016, Pam hosted a motivational event connecting local authors and aspiring writers. Based on 2 Timothy 1:6, “Therefore I remind you that you stir up the gift of God, which is in you…,” this afternoon was dedicated to inspiring, informing, and networking with area writers.

Pam was assisted by her talented office assistant, Grace Thorson, and was joined by a wonderful group of professionals. A diverse range of issues were covered in the presentations: enlarging borders in ministry writing; journalism; writing from personal experience; and how to write with boldness.

An afternoon panel of writers and professionals pooled their shared experience to answer questions from the participants.

Idaho Lifespan and Respite Caregiver Summit. This summit, held July 15-16, 2015 in Clarkston, Washington, was hosted by the Idaho Caregiver Alliance and the North Central Idaho Area Agency on Aging. The approximately eighty participants included state legislators, caregivers, healthcare providers, healthcare recipients, and representatives from ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center, AARP, North Central Idaho Area Agency on Aging, Regence, Blue Cross of Idaho, Idaho Commission on Aging, Boise State University Center for the Study of Aging, Community Action Partnership, and Jannus.

Pam was invited to join the caregiver panel and share her family’s caregiving story at Thursday’s session. During the two days, she was also an active participant in break-out sessions to build new strategies for caregiver support and respite in Idaho. Pam is a member of the Caregiving Work Force recently authorized by the Idaho Legislature to research solutions for Idaho’s caregivers and send the recommendations to the Legislature for consideration.


Each of the six members of the caregiver panel were presented with a “tree of life” handcrafted from wire by an area artisan.

Caregiver’s Retreat. Pam was the keynote speaker at an event for caregivers hosted by the Congregational-Presbyterian Church in conjunction with the North Central Idaho Area Agency on Aging at Lewiston, Idaho, on May 28, 2015. Pam spoke twice during the afternoon about her caregiving journey with the participants and encouraged them to live each day in joy.

Nazarene Ladies’ Retreat. May 15-17,  2015, Pam spoke at the annual ladies’ retreat organized by the women’s ministry of the Lewiston Nazarene Church of Lewiston, Idaho. It was held at beautiful Camp Touchet near Dayton, Washington.

PamatNazRetreatPam shared four messages on joy during the weekend-

Masterpiece in the Making:
Rejoice in Who You Are

The Other Side of the Sun:
Rejoice in Contentment

Shake the Prison Walls:
Rejoice in Your Song

It’s a New Day:


She was joined by fellow writer and worship leader Susanne Maynes. Susanne and Kaci Strickfaden led the group in awesome worship.

“Stir It Up” Author Event. His Story Christian Gift Center and Coffee and Tea for You hosted an event on April 11, 2015 to encouraged writers to “Stir up the gift of God” (2 Timothy 1:6). Local authors presented workshops on writing to published and aspiring authors from the Lewis-Clark valley and surrounding areas. Pam presented a workshop entitled, “What a Secular Novelist Taught Me about Writing for God.”

pam speaking

SonRise Baptist Church. In May of 2014, Pam spoke to the ladies at SonRise Baptist Church at Clarkston, Washington. She shared an excerpt from her newest book Out from the Shadows, entitled “When Life Has You Trapped.”


Sharing the lesson of Patton the Crab at SonRise Baptist Church in the spring of 2014


Virtual Caregiving Conference. Pam was one of the presenters at the virtual caregiving conference hosted by Caregiving.com on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Her presentation was Applying the Principle of Triage to Caregiving. Click the link below to watch the archived video of the conference: http://www.caregiving.com/virtual-caregiving-conference/

Pam was the speaker at the May 2014 meeting of the Nez Perce County Republican Women. Her talk was entitled Euthanasia and One Man, where she was privileged to present the case for life to area candidates for local offices.

July 8, 2014, Pam was interviewed on Christian Devotions. You can listen to the interview here:

Salmon Valley Women’s Fall Gala. Pam was the featured speaker at this gathering of fifty ladies from Salmon Valley Baptist Church in October of 2013.

Our ladies enjoyed you when you came to speak at our ladies’ ministry meeting…Everyone I talked to said it was one of our best meetings. Even my seven-year-old granddaughter listened to every word (which is a miracle) and asked questions on the way home that gave her mother a good chance to talk to her about God’s love. I would highly recommend you as a speaker to any groups out there who are interested in hearing about a family’s steadfast love for one another.

~Connie Seibert, author of The Hope of Wind River