Carol Kent is a popular speaker and author. As a former Bible Study Fellowship teaching leader, Carol loves to teach the Bible, and she generously weaves scripture, stories, and applications for life throughout her presentations. She regularly appears on a wide variety of nationally syndicated radio and television broadcasts. Past appearances have included Dateline NBC, At Home Live with Chuck & Jenni, Focus on the Family, On Main Street, LIFE Today with James Robison, Prime Time America, Midday Connection, Family Life Today, and 100 Huntley Street. Carol has also been a keynote speaker for the televised and nationally syndicated women's conference sponsored by Church Communications Network.
She is the president of Speak Up Speaker Services, a Christian speakers bureau, and the founder and director of Speak Up With Confidence seminars. With her husband, Gene, she co-founded the nonprofit organization, Speak Up for Hope, which benefits families of incarcerated individuals.
Carol holds a master's degree in communication arts and a bachelor's degree in speech education. She is also on the board of the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association and she actively serves on the advisory board of MOPS International.
Some of her 20+ books include: When I Lay My Isaac Down, Becoming a Woman of Influence, Mothers Have Angel Wings, Secret Longings of the Heart, Tame Your Fears, Speak Up With Confidence, and Detours, Tow Trucks, and Angels in Disguise. She has also co-written with Karen Lee-Thorp the Designed for Influence Bible Studies.