Hot Springs Village author to speak at Christian Women’s luncheon

Pine Bluff Christian Women’s Connection will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

The featured speaker will be Karen Jordan of Hot Springs Village. Her topic will be “A Word or Two about Worry.”

Jordan will show in her presentation that many women do not believe it is possible to escape worry or experience true peace. Using stories from her own life experiences, she will share a practical strategy to help the everyday woman take her anxious thoughts captive so she can experience peace in her heart and mind.

Jordan encourages others to tell the stories that matter most as an author, speaker, writing instructor and blogger. A native Texan, she resides in Hot Springs Village with her husband, Dan. Their two children and seven grandchildren also live in Arkansas.

A circuit speaker for Stonecroft ministries, a graduate of CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speakers Services), and a recommended speaker for the Arkansas Leading Ladies Network, Jordan speaks to church groups, teaches workshops for women’s conferences, and leads women’s retreats.

Jordan’s blog tagline is “Telling the Stories That Matter Most,” where she focuses on the theme “BLESSED: Building Legacies, Encouraging Spiritual Stories, Equipping Disciples.” A blogger since 2008, she co-founded The Story Writing Studio, and she blogs regularly for the WordServe Water Cooler, and A Common Bond, the Arkansas ministers’ wives blog. She also writes a new column (Grace Talk) in an Arkansas publication and in the upcoming

Jordan holds a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in professional and technical writing from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

The special feature for the luncheon will be “Harmony, a popular local gospel singing trio.

To make reservations or cancellations, contact Mary Bearden at 870-489-4710. The cost of the luncheon is $13.50, which includes meal, tax and gratuity.