Need a speaker for your next event? We’re booking speaking engagements for church and ministry events. (Due to COVID-19, we are only tentatively booking in-person speaking engagements for events based on the recommendations as issued by the CDC and our government officials. However, we are also available for virtual events which saves 50% in speaker costs.)
Julia Bruce is an engaging and interactive speaker, CEO of Wellspring Christian Ministries, and author of God, Love, and Marshmallow Wars.
Booking speaking engagements for virtual 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. 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. 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 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 in process of receiving certification 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.
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.
Julia is also the Senior 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. When she first started as Foster Care director, she had one staff and 28 foster homes in four counties. Since that time, she has grown her team to include 10 staff serving over 100 foster homes in eight counties.
Julia serves on the Board for Baymeadows Center for Hope and Healing and is currently writing curriculum for their ministry program.
Julia loves serving the Lord and joining Him wherever He is at work and calls her to go.
Coming Soon: “Help! No one said ministry was about spiritual battles and difficult people!”
Julia is finishing her second book, entitled: Help! No one said ministry was about spiritual battles and difficult people! 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.
Book Today for your next Speaking Engagement need
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. 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.
Now you can enhance your Bible Reading with the Verse Mapping Template
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.Verse Mapping
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.2021 Memory Verse Plan
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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!One Year Bible Reading Plan
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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.Self Care Wheel
This week’s new Christian Tees designs:
This week, we are celebrating the accomplishments of the class of 2021. If you have a high school, college, or university graduate this year, our #Done 2021 shirts and products make a great gift. View the samples below and other products in this design in our Spreadshop store. Once in the store, you can click on the customize tab and add your school name or graduate’s name!
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Once in the store, you can click on the customize tab and add your school name or graduate’s name!
The slide show below highlights some of our favorite Christian Tees designs available in our Spreadshop and Teespring stores.
Canvas art and posters are available in the Teespring store. Many of our Christian Tees are also available at Teespring.
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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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