meet danielle

In 2010 God placed the word "Catalyst" in my heart. I began researching and learning about the use of the word and the potential purpose it could have. As the years have passed and life events occurred, the thing that keeps me up at night is the same, this desire for women to know their strength, their calling, their potential and purpose. For women to know their worth and value and calling out that warrior inside each of us.

When I would hear statements or campaigns to more like men, or that there was a need to compete or be in control, I needed a place for hope and encouragement. A place that reflected truth. I don't have all the answers, but I do have hope and a relentless desire to see marriages restored, families healed, self-worth and value elevated like never before and for each of us to grow in a relationship with Jesus.

So like any good woman, I called up one of my best friends, Morgan and we haven't stopped praying, writing or dreaming since. It's been pretty amazing.

I am choosing joy and loving Jesus. I'm a military wife, mother to Emmaus, Caleb and a Giant Schnauzer.  

Give me a good vanilla latte with coconut milk and I am a happy girl!

meet morgan

In 2011, I founded and ran a nonprofit for 5 amazing years. The tagline was “Be the change for a change,” encouraging, challenging, and inviting every follower of Christ to put into action His call and vision for a better world. What I learned most of all is that change is dependent on one person… one person at a time. It takes one person to love well for change to happen. That person is a Catalyst.  

Since then I have devoted my life to mentoring, ministering to, and discipling women. The most remarkable of these women are in Malawi, Africa, my home away from home. In a small slum outside the capitol city, you will find the women of The Duwa Project (www.theduwaproject.weebly.com). These are the women who make me want to be better and who push me to help other women be better, as well. 

Danielle and I have known each other for what seems like forever and I am blessed to be a part of this journey!  

I am married to my wonderful husband, Kyle, and we have a daughter, Lairyn, and a son, Graham.  We also have a Blue Heeler named Stevee (who was our first baby girl)! I believe in fairy tales, helping people, dark chocolate anything, and acoustic music.  

In my spare time you’ll find me reading, resting, or reflecting- all key ingredients to my quality of life!

"I always wondered why somebody doesn't do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody."

- Lily Tomlin -

Catalyst Contributors

yolanda conrad

focus: family

focus: marriage

focus: community

focus: self

focus:  family  + motherhood

focus: motherhood + family

kristal boone

Jenny hartsock

karlee sharp chill

Kacy Kincaid

Amber Fuller

Divorced after 21 years of marriage + parenting two teenagers alone. Amber clung to Jesus.  He revealed Himself in profound ways that now Amber's greatest desire is to point people toward God and His Word so they can find freedom, hope and healing. Find me on FB at FirstMostBest or IG @firstmostbest. 

Lawyer, co-founder of God Awesome, helping couples keep Jesus Christ first in marriage, Married to her college sweetheart, three kids, residing in Nashville. GodAwesomeMarriage.Com

Jenny is a Major in the Virginia National Guard, Jenny is an Army spouse, mother of three boys and a West Point Graduate. She has a heart for fitness, community, dark chocolate and sea salt!  

Married to her high school sweetheart, they have three amazing kids, one girl and her twin boys are in Heaven. She has a love for writing and sharing her story for hope. She treasures being home with her daughter, she leads a support group for mom's of kids with rare diseases and serves as a group leader for BSF.

Kacy holds a masters degree in Psychology with a bachelors in Criminal Justice, which she earned from Middle Tennessee State University. She loves reading, writing and photography. Kacy currently lives in Tennessee with her cat (Joey) and dog (Lenny).   

Yolanda earned her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. She also has a juris doctorate degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law. She is an online English teacher for Chinese students a military spouse of 22 years and a mom to three girls!

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