It is my pleasure to give this reference concerning Laura. As Associate Pastor of House of Praise in Sevierville, TN. I have had the pleasure on a couple of occasions to hear Laura speak in church’s. Laura’s ability to motivate members of the congregation is “Excellent.” Her knowledge and caring attitude is appreciated by everyone present. Laura and her husband John, a Police Officer for the City of Sevierville, have proven themselves to be very caring and upstanding Citizens in this community.
Laura and John have done something very few people could do. Maleka is just one of over 100 children they have given their life, heart, finances and their time to show abiding love and compassion. Their story will not only bless you but it will challenge you to look at the opportunities around you where you can powerfully and lovingly affect the lives of others. I have been with this precious couple on numerous occasions. They are for real; no motive in their heart is selfish. They do believe it is more blessed to give than receive.
I just returned from a Ladies Retreat where I was blessed beyond measure by Laura West and her daughter, Maleka. The laughter and truth shared was a healing balm to my weary being. I came away so refreshed and refocused on God’s purpose for my life. My only regret was that the weekend passed too quickly! If you are looking for a godly speaker for your reteat or other event for Ladies in your church or community, I highly recommend Laura West. Her testimony will inspire and challenge you, and you will laugh your head off, too!