Pat is a passionate and inspiring author, speaker and leadership coach who has founded a variety of organizations during her 25 years in full time ministry including a Pregnancy Resource Center (A Woman’s Place Ministries); An International Post abortion recovery program (Surrendering the Secret) a Christian Adoption Agency (The Woven Basket) and a national woman’s conference called “Imagine Me…Redeemed, Restored, Renewed…Set Free”. Her post abortion recovery bible study Surrendering the Secret was published by Lifeway in 2008. She has published a bible studies series called Born to Bloom.
The first book “You Are No Ordinary Flower” (2012) is a short study of Psalm 139. The second book of the series “You Are Chosen” (2013) is based upon 2 John. Pat’s latest books A Surrendered Life (July 2014) and Life Unstuck (March 2015) were both published by Baker/Revell. She has written for Lifeway, Carenet; Heartbeat, Focus on the Family and Whoa Magazine. Pat has appeared on numerous radio and TV programs and shared speaking platforms with Janet Parshal, Jennifer Rothschild, Carol Kent, Lysa Terkeurst, Mike Huckabee, Cal Thomas, Pat Williams, Dr Bruce Wilkinson and James Robinson and is scheduled for an upcoming interview with Jim Daly, Focus on the Family in the Fall of 2015.
Patricia K. Layton, Wife of 37 years, Mom of 3, Mother in “love” of 2 beautiful young women and “G” (grandmother) of 5 (3 boys and 2 girls). She and her husband Mike have been a part of Grace Family Church in Tampa, Florida for over 20 years and serve as Elders.