Speaking Topics

A Confident Heart

Ever feel like you’re not good enough, smart enough, or gifted enough? Do critical words you say to yourself, or hear from others, make you question your worth as a woman? Renee understands. Even with a great family, successful career and thriving ministry, Renee still sometimes struggled with self-doubt. Based on her best-selling book A Confident Heart,  Renee offers the voice of a friend who candidly and humorously shares her struggles and victories in overcoming self-doubt. She will help women identity what triggers feelings of insecurity, and show them how to replace any lack of self-confidence with lasting God-confidence. In this conference, Renee equips women to:

  • Exchange “against me” thoughts with scripture-based God is “for me” thoughts
  • Break free from people-pleasing and performance-based living
  • Discover and develop your God-given purpose, passion and personality
  • Learn how to fail forward even when life or sin sets you back
  • See beyond who you are to who you are becoming – in Christ

Rest Assured

Ever feel anxious, scattered or depleted? Jesus invites us to bring our rest-less hearts to Him: “Come to me all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Matt. 11:28) Through powerful Biblical teaching and practical life applications, Renee shows us how we can “rest assured” in Jesus by replacing worries that make us weary with God’s perspective and peace. In this one hour message, Renee will help you rest in His presence and rely on His plans as you learn to:

  • Depend on the certainty of God’s promises despite the uncertainty of your circumstances
  • Improve your relationships by embracing grace-based expectations of yourself and others
  • Turn worry into worship by focusing on “what is” instead of “what if”
  • Live with a confident heart in Christ by exchanging fear-filled thinking with faith-filled believing

Come to Me

Jesus invites us to “come to Him” to receive, rest, be renewed and remain in His truth and grace. Experience the power of God’s Word as we rejuvenate our souls with Living Water and dive into the truth of who God is and who we are in Him. Your relationship with God and others will be strengthened as you embrace the promises that because His love is perfect you don’t have to be. Through this conference Renee will help you:

  • Position your heart to RECEIVE God’s promise that because His love is perfect, you don’t have to be
  • Turn worry into worship by RESTing in “what is” and trusting God with “what if”
  • Break free from patterns of self-doubt by RENEWing your mind with truth
  • Transform your life and relationships as you REMAIN in Christ, living and loving others the way He loves you.

You’ve Already Got What It Takes

In this powerful, interactive message, Renee helps women discover and embrace their Divine design. You will laugh, learn and enjoy some ‘aha moments’ as she leads you through an in-depth and insightful look at your life experiences, spiritual gifts, passions and natural abilities. This message will help women…

  • Find confidence in who they are and the unique traits God gave them
  • Break free from the comparison trap so they can fulfill God’s purpose for their life
  • Recognize their strengths and use them to make a difference
  • Make peace with their past and embrace God’s plans for their future


Running On Empty

Ever feel like no matter what you do, it will never be enough — or like you’ll never be enough? In this message, Renee shares how we end up empty and how we  can find lasting fulness, purpose and worth in God’s unfailing love. Drawing from rich Biblical teaching and weaving in practical life applications, Renee shows us how to replace our emptiness with God’s fulness so we can break free from people-pleasing and performance-based living as we…

  • Defeat the bully of self-doubt as you discover lasting security and hope
  • Stop striving and start living in the promise: God’s goodness makes you “good enough”
  • Recognize people, positions and possessions as gifts and you position your heart to be filled by the gift of God’s unfailing presence, power and love

Holiday Events

Blessed is She Who Believes

Just in time for Christmas, Renee’s message “Blessed is She Who Believes” brings to life the Christmas story that began in the heart of a young woman who believed God’s promises, depended on God’s power, surrendered to God’s plans and revealed God’s glory through her life. Sprinkled with humor and saturated with Truth, Renee’s message will help you become the woman He created you to be! You will learn how to:

  • Replace insecurity and self-doubt with God-fidence and trust
  • Rely on God’s provision and fulfill God’s purpose for your life
  • See beyond who you are to who you are becoming in Christ

Filled with inspiration, personal stories, Biblical insights and laughter, let this message prepare you to be blessed as you move beyond believing in God to believing God for all that He has for your life, at Christmas and all throughout the year!


Unwrapping His Christmas Presence

When the holidays sweep across the pages of your calendar, are you swept into a flurry of obligations? Do you ever lose the joy of celebration in the midst of preparations? Make this year different! Take time to experience the hush of Christ in the rush toward Christmas, as you prepare a place for Him in your heart and home this holiday season. With heart-warming stories and life-changing truths, Renee shares inspiring stories and practical ideas to help women unwrap the gift of God’s presence each day in December and throughout the year!


Parenting Events

The Power of a Purpose-Driven Mom

Are your days filled with purpose or are you easily detoured by the urgent and unexpected? Do you wonder if all you do really matters? Join Renee for a look at why moms struggle to find meaning in the monotony of motherhood and how we can make the most of each day while fulfilling the most important job on earth – being a mom! Filled with personal stories, practical ideas and inspirational truths, this message will help you discover your PURPOSE as a mom and develop a plan to live it out each day!


Bringing Out God’s Best in Your Child

Do you ever feel buried in the dirt of defeat as a mom that you miss the treasure of God’s image stamped on your child’s heart when he was woven together in your womb? Based on her own stories and struggles as a mom, Renee helps parents bring out the best in their children by noticing and nurturing traits that reflect Christ’s heart in their kids . With inspiring stories and practical tools, you’ll learn how to bring out God’s best in your children through:

  • The power of encouraging words
  • The importance of inspiring input (God’s Word)
  • The lasting value of nurtured character

(This topic can be presented in a 45-minute seminar or 3 sessions for a parenting conference.)


Ministry Events

Leading with Confidence: Discovering God’s Dream for Your Ministry Team

Do you have a passion to help women discover their God-given gifts and purpose, so they can use them to lead others closer to the heart of God? If so, Renee would love to encourage and equip you to do just that! For the past 16 years, Renee Swope has served as a leader with Proverbs 31 Ministries, helping to develop the teams that are now fulfilling God’s dreams — growing it from a small newsletter to one of the leading women’s ministries in America. In this session Renee helps women:

  • Develop lasting confidence in Christ as they lead
  • Inspire and empower other women to serve with passion
  • Instill contagious joy and commitment in their team/small group
  • Identify and invest in women who want to invest their lives in others

The Heart of a Leader

Invite Renee to encourage and equip the hearts of your leaders, and prepare to experience God’s power in your ministry! Through Biblical insights and real-life leadership lessons, Renee shows women how to:

  • Humble their hearts to hear God’s voice
  • Encourage one another as they serve together
  • Acknowledge their need for God’s power and presence
  • Respond to challenges and opportunities with Christ-like leadership
  • Trust and seek God’s plans above their own.

Renee’s messages are designed for a variety of women’s events and connect with women of all ages and at all stages in their spiritual journey – whether seeking, new believers or grounded in God’s Word. Each message can be presented individually or packaged for conferences and retreats. For more information, or to schedule Renee for an event, please complete a request form by clicking here.