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Author

Author of five published books:

- Across the Street and Around the World (missions ideas) - co-authored with Autumn Wall

- Six Simple Steps - Find Contentment and Joy as a Ministry Wife is scheduled for release in Spring 2015, New Hope Publishing

- Deacon Wives, B&H Publishing Group, 2009

- Fresh Ideas for Women’s Ministry, B&H Publishing Group, 2008

- Fresh Ideas -1000 Ways to Grow a Thriving and Energetic Church, B&H Publishing Group, 2007

 

Columnist

- Her “Fresh Ideas” syndicated column is featured regularly in Baptist Press, Florida Baptist Witness and many other statewide Baptist papers.
- She's been a regular columnist for several magazines, and featured writer in Open Windows, Rich Warren's Ministry Toolbox, On Mission Magazine, Facts & Trends, PastorsToday, Let's Worship Magazine, Deacon Magazine.

Speaker

- Popular speaker at Christian women’s events. She especially enjoys training for church leaders, pastor and deacon wives. See www.DianaDavis.org.

Previous
Experience

- Served alongside her pastor husband, Steve, in a new church plant, medium size and large church (University Baptist, San Antonio; First Baptists in Humble and Garland TX
- Past Vice President, Southern Baptist Convention Ministers Wives Luncheon and vice president of Dallas pastors wives.
- Women’s Ministry leader in two churches
- Main Street Manager in Garland TX (Texas Historical Commission)
- Trained and volunteered as a Victim Chaplain
- Mission trips to Cuba, Ukraine, Spain, Germany, Canada, Mexico, and many states

Personal

- Born in Fort Worth TX
- Married to Steve Davis, Vice President of Southern Baptists’ North American Mission Board
- Mother of three, and grandmother of five
- Received Ruth Award from Dallas Baptist University
- Bachelor degree from Dallas Baptist University
- Masters of Theological Studies, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
- Lives in Pensacola Beach FL

Notes For Pastors Wives Event

- Pastor’s wife for 30 years in a new church, medium and large church. Active in ministry in these growing churches.
- Speaker at statewide pastor wives events in AL, SC, MI, IN, WI, OH, MS, GA, WV, ND, SD, MD/DE, FL, TN, KY and Hawaii.
- Served as Vice President of Southern Baptist Convention Ministers Wives Luncheon and officer of Dallas Baptist Association ministry wives; planned annual Indiana ministers wives’ event
- As wife of Indiana Baptist Convention’s Executive Director and SBC’s North American Mission Board Vice President, Diana has had opportunities to encourage hundreds of pastor wives.

Notes For Missions Event

- Diana has been involved in missions through church planting, mission partnerships and  mission trips to many states and countries including Germany, Ukraine, Canada, Spain, Mexico, Cuba.
- She has led  conferences for International Mission Board missionaries in central Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Ukraine
- Diana was a speaker at WMU national convention in Indianapolis and at numerous WMU events.
- She and her pastor husband planted University Baptist Church in San Antonio, and the churches they’ve served have planted many other churches.
- Her husband now serves as SBC’s North American Mission Board Vice President

- Her book, Across the Street and Around the World, offers a thousand missions ideas for a church or small group.

Notes For Women's Ministry Event

- Women’s ministry leader at First Baptist Humble and First Baptist Garland TX. Established and led very large women’s ministry in these churches, which included Christian growth, hands-on ministries, missions support, and fellowship.
- Her book, Fresh Ideas for Women’s Ministry, has helped hundreds of churches with their women’s ministry.
- Her instruction is suitable for either women's ministry or Women on Mission groups, since she demonstrates how the two can minister successfully together.

Notes For Deacon Wives Event

- Author of Deacon Wives, book published by B&H Publishing Group (LifeWay).
- Diana’s dad was a Southern Baptist deacon. She also served with her pastor/husband in churches with from 2 to 100 deacons.
- She was conference leader for the week-long Deacon Wives track at Ridgecrest and Glorietta Conference Centers.
- Led deacon wives training for dozens of churches, and statewide training events in SC, FL, OH, KY, AL, MS and IN. Primarily, these events were part of a deacon and wives training, with her husband leading group sessions and deacon training as she led deacon wives conference.

Notes for Women's Event

- Please contact Diana directly (floridiana333@gmail.com) for a list of her favorite topics and themes for women's events.

Press Photos

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Diana Davis Diana Davis
Steve and Diana Davis


Diana and Autumn

Everything Else

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