About Jackie

jackie and kenJackie Kendall has ministered through teaching and counseling for more than 30 years. As President of Power to Grow Ministries, Jackie is a sought after conference speaker for people of all ages and stages of life. Jackie has chosen a road marked by personal vulnerability, accessibility and honesty.

She readily admits to being a “fellow struggler” and sees transparency as a most important link in personal growth toward Christ. Jackie and her husband Ken taught a spring training Bible Study for the Montreal Expos and the Atlanta Braves between 1991 and 1998. Jackie is now a popular speaker for Pro Athletes Outreach (Baseball and the NFL).

In 1997, Jackie co-authored the best-selling book for single women, Lady in Jsmoltz and JKendallWaiting. Since then, Jackie has written many more life changing books, including;  The Mentoring Mom: 11 Ways to Model Christ for Your Child (2006), A Man Worth Waiting For: How to Avoid a Bozo (2008), The Young Lady in Waiting: Developing the Heart of a Princess (2008), Lady in Waiting for Little Girls: Strengthening the Heart of Your Princess (coauthored with Dede Kendall, 2009),  her book on forgiveness, Free Yourself to Love: The Liberating Power of Forgiveness (2009), and her latest book Surrender Your Junior God Badge: Every Woman’s Battle with Control (2015).

Jackie’s husband is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Power To Grow Ministries. Ken previously served in short-term mission with World Servants for 16 years. They have two grown children, Ben and Jessica. Jackie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education/English/Bible.