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Rarely does a speaker relate as easily to seekers as with veterans of the faith, but somehow Donna Jones does. Described as “a pro on stage but with the warmth you’d expect from a close girlfriend,” Donna is “about as authentic and genuine as they come”. More than a Bible teacher, Donna is a self-described Bible explainer. A colorful storyteller who combines Biblical truth with real-life anecdotes, her messages not only help listeners understand God’s Word but, most importantly, grasp how to live it out in real life. Donna is funny, engaging, practical and real.
“I’m passionate about helping women know, love and follow God in their everyday lives. I deeply want to know, love and follow Him this way myself.”
A sought after national and international speaker, Donna has spoken to women in seventeen states and on four continents. She’s the author of four books, including Seek: A Woman’s Guide to Meeting God and Taming Your Family Zoo. Donna has been featured in Parents and Better Homes and Gardens magazines and has been on numerous radio and television shows including Focus on the Family, At Home Live, Moody Mid-day and Good Day Dallas. A graduate of UCLA with a degree in Communications, Donna’s spoken for nationally recognized ministries like Proverbs 31 and Hearts at Home and is a member of Advanced Speakers and Writers Association.
Deeply involved in her home church (she and her pastor/hubby planted Crossline Church in 2005), Donna teaches 200 of her best friends in Bible study each week. Her favorite role, though, is the wife to JP, her college sweetheart, and mom to their three wildly funny, super passionate, young adult kids who frequently sit on her kitchen counter just to chat. They make their home in sunny southern California. CHECK AVAILABILITY
SEEK: A Meeting With God
What if your walk with God could go to new depths? What if you could finally understand how God’s truths can be applied in your family, in your work, in your neighborhood—in you? What if the way you think, the way you feel, and the way you act could be transformed?
If we’re honest, most of us have felt that God was far off, found the Bible difficult to comprehend, or sensed that the Christian life seems to work for other women, but not for us. God never intended for us to live this way! Based on Donna’s latest book, SEEK, this message will equip you to recognize God’s presence, and give you the tools you need to seek after God in the midst of everyday life.
Tangled. We all know the feeling: It’s the uncomfortable sense of unrest that comes from overloading our life or becoming overwhelmed by circumstances. We long for joy and peace; we need strength for daily life, but too often find ourselves circling the same old habits, leaving us tied up in knots. In Donna’s uniquely practical and thoroughly biblical style, she’ll enable you to live untangled by equipping you to:
Love Deep. Live Well.
Say good-bye to loveless living and say hello to passionate loving! Based on Donna’s Bible study on 1 Peter, these practical messages will empower you to:
Growing Deep; Growing Strong
Do you ever desire closer intimacy with Christ? God wants our roots to go down deep into the soil of His love, because the deeper our roots, the stronger our faith. In this life-changing series Donna will help you:
You Are Not a Paper Plate
If you’ve ever lived with your plate full, but your cup empty, this talk is for you! Sadly, most women feel more like disposal paper plates than treasured fine china. Donna knows the feeling! This talk will:
Attitude is Like a Flat Tire. You Can’t Go Anywhere Till You Change It
Every woman needs an attitude adjustment every once in awhile. This inspiring, encouraging and practical message pinpoints attitudes that can hinder you from being the woman God wants you to be – and the woman you want you to be!
This presentation unlocks the secret to:
It’s been said that “shoes make the man (or woman)”. But our soles don’t determine who we are – our souls do. No doubt you’re a woman who takes care of a myriad of people and projects, but what about your soul? Who takes care of you?
In this fun, life-changing message you’ll:
God’s Gifts to Women
What woman doesn’t love gifts? And yet most women live without ever fully experiencing the gifts God has in store for them. The gift of friendship, the gift of God’s presence, the gift of family, the gift of God’s unfailing love, and yes, even gifts in disguise, are all yours for the taking. You will discover how to live life in embracing the gifts God has stored just for you.
This topic explores:
Choose Your Love; Love Your Choice
In this highly acclaimed message, Donna shares wisdom from over 25 years of marriage. Using real life stories and practical insight, you’ll walk away:
What’s Under Your Tree? (Holiday Message)
Let’s face it, joyous seasons of the year are often filled with stress, disappointment and unfulfilled expectations. Donna reveals many of our unspoken expectations about the holidays and offers solutions for making holiday seasons filled with peace, love and joy. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, but most of all, you’ll be inspired to make this holiday season different. This is the perfect message for believers and seekers alike.
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Mommy Communication 101: How to Talk and Listen to Your Child so Your Child will Talk and Listen to You
Every mom longs for great communication with her child, but sometimes it’s not so easy. It can be difficult to communicate with a toddler who won’t listen, a preteen who hesitates to open up, or an adolescent who’s too busy to let you into his or her inner world.
With humor and insight, Donna explores:
Taming Your Family Zoo
Do you ever feel like your home is a zoo and your children are little monkeys? As co-founder and owner of Confidence & Courtesies, an etiquette course for kids, Donna has taught thousands of children how to live with confidence and courtesy – and she can teach you to tame your family zoo, too.
When God Bends Down
The Psalmist wrote “Because God bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath” (Psalm 116). Prayer is the key to connecting with God and unleashing His power in our lives. And while most everyone prays, almost no one fully understands the mystery of prayer. Too often our lack of clarity about prayer leads to lack of connection to prayer. As a result, our spiritual lives remain stunted and stale—but they don’t have to stay that way!
In this enlightening session(s) you’ll break through the barriers of prayer and:
JP and Donna have been married since 1987 and they have three children.
JP Jones is the founding Senior Pastor of Crossline Community Church in Laguna Hills, CA. With a vision and passion for the Great Commission, JP has preached the gospel, trained pastors and made disciples all over the world including: Mexico, China, Israel, Malaysia, England, Spain, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia, South Africa, India, Italy, Haiti and the Dominical Republic. Featured as a “Master Teacher” on Zondervan’s best-selling DVD small group series, Life Together, JP is a dynamic and articulate Bible teacher. He is the author of Facing Goliath: How a Man Overcomes His Giants to Follow Christ, Transformed: Essentials of the Christian Life and Livin’ LARGE: Practical Truths for Living the Christian Life.
Choose Your Love; Love Your Choice
In this highly acclaimed message, JP and Donna share wisdom from over 25 years of marriage.
Using real-life stories and practical insight, you’ll walk away:
Available as keynote speakers for marriage retreats and seminars.
We can also schedule a conference call for you to talk directly with JP and Donna about the specifics of your Marriage Event and how they can serve as your guest speakers.
Fees: Our communicators have flexible fee ranges due to travel distance, the number of presentations they'll make, and whether or not an event is one day or multiple days. Contact our office for specific information on these variables.
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"Donna Jones is a consummate speaker! I have been in Women’s Ministry for years and have heard many, many speakers. Donna is one of my favorites – not only because of her depth, but because of her attention to women she ministers to. The retreat she led was one of the most powerfully intimate retreats I’ve been to – full of tears, laughter and seeking hearts.” ~ Kim Laliberte, Women’s Ministry Director, Diamond Bar, CA
"Donna was the perfect speaker for our event. She has such a lovely way about her. The message she delivered was spot on and served to uplift and encourage the women in attendance. Thank you so much Christian Speakers Services for connecting us to her." ~ Carol Wallace, Haymarket, VA
"Donna was outstanding, a great storyteller, inspirational, inspiring and extremely practical with her message." ~ Samuel Pech, Anaheim, CA
“Behind the scenes, Donna Jones is a joy to work with. On the platform, her ability to captivate and motivate an audience makes her a wonderful speaker for any setting. Donna is a Hearts at Home favorite speaker and I highly recommend her for any event in need of a speaker.” ~ Jill Savage, Executive Director of Hearts at Home
“Donna Jones is an amazing speaker – but she feels more like a girlfriend the minute she takes the stage. With powerful stories, engaging insights and clear Biblical truth, Donna will leave your audience changed forever!” ~ Renee Swope, Proverbs 31 Ministries
"Donna kept the attention of our women, kept them coming back for more, and provided outstanding content to to encourage our women in their walk with the Lord." ~ Dianne Sivulka, North Coast Church