Wendy Treat co-pastors with her husband, Casey, at Christian Faith Center, in the Seattle, Washington area. Wendy’s more than forty years of ministry, teaching, and living out the principles found in God’s Word, enable her to teach with humor, warmth and strength. Her message is always straightforward, extremely honest and will encourage you in your walk with Christ. Wendy is a bestselling author of several books including, Shoes Wisely, Fulfilled and has co-authored Renewing the Mind 2 and Kingdom Culture with Casey. Wendy is a wife, mother, grandmother, pastor, successful author, teacher, international conference speaker and mentor.
Katherine is a communicator and advocate. She married her husband Jay in 2004 and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Their son, James was born in 2007, and six months later Katherine’s life nearly ended with a catastrophic stroke. Miraculously, she survived and continues her recovery to this day, including have a miracle baby, John in 2015. Katherine and Jay have shared their journey of steadfast hope through their books, Hope Heals and Suffer Strong, and at speaking events both live and online before millions. Together, they founded Hope Heals camp, a community for families with disabilities like them.
Amber is a Christ follower, wife, mother and philanthropist. She and her husband, Granger Smith, live on a little farm in central Texas with their 3 children, London, Lincoln and Maverick. They also share the farm with dogs, cats, chickens, goats and in some seasons, bees. She works as an actor part time and also designs the women’s clothing line for the family apparel company, Yee Yee Apparel. In 2019 the Smith family suffered a terrible tragedy when their youngest son River drowned. Through their pain they felt the love and closeness of God like never before and they vowed to bring good from their suffering. For the last 3 years she has shared her testimony and the hope we have in Jesus. She started the River Kelly Fund in honor of her son and has since donated over $400,000 to other non-profits to keep his legacy alive. She also co-authored a children’s book about River and heaven called Where the Dinosaurs Roar.
Cindy Godwin is your event hostess! If you’ve ever met her, you know she’s a true inspirer who passionately cares about people. Her heart’s desire is for people of all ages, races, genders, and backgrounds to discover who they are in Christ and know they are chosen to be part of God’s awesome plan. Cindy is married to Rick, and together they pastor Summit Christian Center in San Antonio, Texas. They are exceptionally blessed to have two grown daughters and two precious grandchildren.
In addition to being a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Sandy Ross is a dynamic teacher of God’s Word who passionately wants people to experience the goodness of God through obeying His Truth. More than 20 years ago, God planted the vision for Women of Excellence Ministries in Sandy’s heart. Today she serves as the founding pastor of this fruitful ministry that reaches hundreds of women every month. Women of Excellence is the women’s ministry of Summit Christian Center, where Sandy and her husband Randy have faithfully served since 1984.
Childcare for your baby begins at 2 months old through 4 years old. We provide a safe environment and well trained staff and volunteers to take care of your little one while you have fun at Chosen!
We provide childcare for your kids from ages 5 to 11. We will have fun activities and various learning opportunities for them while you enjoy the conference! Children will be put in classrooms according to their age group and have a fun filled weekend so you can too!