Do you have an event on the calendar and need a speaker?
We are grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your ministry, so we’re offering a 30% discount off our speaking fees for any 2022 event, if you book by December 31, 2021. Call today and use the discount code: THANKFUL2021.
We’re excited to be a part of your ministry and can’t wait to see you – no matter what size of event.
Julia Bruce is an engaging and interactive speaker, trainer, CEO of Wellspring Christian Ministries, and author of God, Love, and Marshmallow Wars. As we return to face-to-face events, if you have speaking engagements to fill, we’re here to spiritually challenge your audience. We can also fill your speaking needs for virtual events.
Booking speaking engagements for virtual and in person events:
COVID has created a new “normal” for all of us. But that doesn’t mean we can stop growing as Christians or that social distancing breaks the community within the body of Christ. We can help you connect your church together through virtual events. We’re also opening back up for face-to-face events with social distancing and mask guidelines per CDC recommendations. So book today for your speaking engagements.
Want more information on virtual events or booking speaking engagements for your church?? Fill out the form at the bottom of the page and our team will contact you.
Julia Bruce is founder and CEO of Wellspring Christian Ministries, a non-profit, 501c3 religious ministry focusing on bringing revival to America by renewing church leadership and redeeming Christian marriages. She is also the author of God, Love, and Marshmallow Wars, a book of 365 guided activities for couples to strengthen their marriage relationship and learn from the Bible God’s design for marriage.
Julia holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Professional Counseling. She is also a certified mental health coach. As a pastor’s daughter, she has grown up in church and she combines her educational background with her strong Biblical background to energize, encourage, and equip Christians, church leaders and couples to keep serving God.
As CEO of Wellspring Christian Ministries, her work includes:
Renewing church leadership through self-care and mental health coaching.
Recognizing that ministry of any kind is difficult work and a constant spiritual battle, self-care is important to keep our church and ministry leaders serving in the calling. Julia takes a Biblical approach to self-care and teaches ministry leaders to recognize the spiritual battles around them and the importance of self-care to help manage stress, burnout, and compassion fatigue. We’ll help your ministry staff and lay leaders understand the importance of practicing Biblical self-care.
As a mental health coach, Julia provides a listening ear and helps connect ministry leaders and couples to appropriate services, when needed. She is certified through the American Association of Christian Counselors as a Certified Mental Health Coach. We partner with pastors all over the U.S. to help them meet the mental health needs of their congregation and staff and there is 100% confidentiality and she can meet with individuals or couples virtually. (Income-based fees available.)
Reviving the Church.
2 Chronicles 7:14 says, “If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land.” Our land is in desperate need of healing and it is time for God’s people to humble themselves before God in repentance, fast and pray in intercessory spiritual warfare. If you’re ready to challenge your audience to spiritual renewal, we’ll dig deep into the Word of God together and seek God for a revival in our nation.
Redeeming Christian marriages.
A vital step to seeing revival in America is to return God to the head of our homes. Julia helps couples learn their God-given roles in marriage and how God intended for the family to function, including having a personal relationship with Christ.
By redeeming Christian marriages, we can bring revival to America, one home at a time. Approaching revival from a family stance will see more children being raised in two-parent homes, less children in foster care, an increase in morals and integrity, and a decrease in crime, violence, and division.
We can also create a unique message to fit your event theme.
Whatever your event theme, Julia will bring a message from God’s Word that will enhance your event theme.
Julia is also the Executive Director of Foster Care for Florida Baptist Children’s Homes dba One More Child. She started as an Adoption Specialist and was promoted to Director of Foster Care 18 months later and in August 2020 accepted the position as Senior Director of Foster Care. In September 2021, she was promoted to Executive Director of Foster Care. In this role, she provides oversight to the statewide ministry of Foster Care.
Julia serves on the Board for Baymeadows Center for Hope and Healing and is currently writing curriculum for their HOPE365 ministry program.
Julia loves serving the Lord and joining Him wherever He is at work and calls her to go.
Coming Soon: “Stay in the Fight”
Julia is finishing her second book, entitled: Stay in the Fight! In this book Julia uses her degrees in psychology and professional counseling to take a Biblical approach to self-care to help people serving in the ministry not burn-out, give-up, and walk away from the call God placed on their lives. Whether your ministry position is janitor, volunteer, or the senior pastor, this book will help you recognize the areas in your life that are depleted and need a little GLC (God’s Loving Care) so you can keep doing what God has called you to. You’re assignment in the Kingdom of God is vitally important! Keep an eye out for this book when it is released and see how Biblical self-care can keep you in the ministry to which you have been called. We’re also making this book a video-based course that includes 10 group coaching sessions that you can pre-order now at 50% off. See the information below.
Book Today for your next Speaking Engagement needs
We are eager to be a part of your next church or ministry event – regardless of size. If hosting speakers at your church has been a barrier before, consider a virtual event which can run about half the cost of an in-person event. You can also partner with several churches in your area for a combined event and share the expense. We can bring one of our ministry programs to your church, or we can tailor a message to your event theme. To inquire about booking, fill out the online form below. Or call us at 904.239.8937.
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What Satan Does Not Want You To know
This trifold document includes Scripture verses that Satan does not want you to know about. As you hide these verses in your heart, you’ll be able to defeat the lies of Satan when he tries his wiles and schemes on you.[Download not found]
We all face stress. How we handle stress, however, has many variables. Learning how to recognize stress, coping with stress, and creating a self-care plan during times of stress can begin by journaling. Taken from our series on Biblical self-care for people in ministry, we’ve created this free download to help you through the things that cause you stress.[Download not found]
Free Download! The Path to Sin
Satan is constantly trying to trip us up and he doesn’t even play fair because he uses our own desires as bait to get us to sin. James tells us the five steps that lead us down the path to sin in James 1:14-15, “But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.” This download helps you identify your desires so that you can better recognize when Satan is baiting you and you can avoid falling into sin. When used along with prayer, asking the Holy Spirit to identify the desires that Satan baits you with, you can then ask the Holy Spirit to help you not become a victim to the bait of your desires. Download the worksheet today.[Download not found]
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Our Verse Mapping download is FREE and includes 6 pages: 3 pages of instructions for using the template and the 2 page template, plus the cover page. If you’re looking to go deeper into God’s Word, learn more about God and develop a stronger spiritual life, Verse Mapping will help you dig into the scriptures. As you apply God’s Word to your life, you will develop a more intimate knowledge and relationship with God.[Download not found]
Download our Free 2021 Bible Memory Verse Plan
We’ve put together 52 memory verses for you to hide God’s Word in your heart! You can download the full document for free and then print a new verse each week and as many copies as you’d like. Each verse prints four times on a page so that you can then cut them into index size cards and place them in prominent places where you will see them frequently throughout the day to help you remember to memorize them. Just because you visited our site, they’re yours for free! Download today.[Download not found]
Download our Free 2021 Daily Bible Reading Plan
With just 30-40 minutes per day, you can read the entire Bible in one year. The One-Year Bible Reading Plan consists of both Old Testament and New Testament readings for each day of the year. The Bible is God’s personal Word to you. What is He saying to you today? Open your Bible and find out![Download not found]
Download our Free Self-Care Wheel
The Self-Care Wheel provides ideas for practicing self-care in six dimensions of yourself: Spiritual, Physical, Emotional, Intellectual, Sensory, and Social. NOTE: You will need 11X14 paper to print the wheel.
Want to know more about self-care? Our Self-Care blog series targets people who serve in any ministry position and takes a Biblical approach to self-care.[Download not found]
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God, Love and Marshmallow Wars by Julia M. Bruce
What’s Inside God, Love and Marshmallow Wars?
God, Love and Marshmallow Wars is a book that includes 365 daily activities and takes you on a guided journey through Biblical principles about Godly marriage that you can then apply to your marriage, as well as helping you talk through concepts that can help you develop a solid relationship. Inside you will find simple, quick activities that include:
- Scripture to memorize and meditate on.
- Conversation Starters.
- Concepts from the Bible on Godly marriages.
- Romance Builders.
- Relationship Builders.
- Personal reflections.
- Date ideas.
- Group date ideas for you and other Christian couples.
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