Author Ava Pennington
Author Ava Pennington


Looking for a speaker for your next group meeting or special event?


Ava Pennington is an author, speaker, and teacher who encourages and equips women to apply truth and deepen their faith. She delights in challenging audiences with relevant, enjoyable presentations. Enjoy messages that inspire, energize, and infuse hope.​

Ava speaks to both secular and Christian groups. Past speaking engagements include:

  • Community groups such as the Red Cross
  • School programs
  • Christian groups, women’s ministry events, and retreats
  • Bible studies
  • Writer’s conferences – workshops, continuing classes, and keynotes

Choose one of the following topics OR contact Ava about developing a new message that will meet the needs of your event…

For Community Groups:

  • Find and Follow Your Passion

Ava PenningtonFor Christian Groups:

  • 7 Steps to Support Your God-Given Calling
  • The Blessings of Calling God by Name
  • The Hard Names of God
  • You Are Special
  • Grace for the Great Adventure
  • Enjoying the Journey
  • Passion for Prayer
  • Fulfilling the Greatest Command
  • Too Busy to Be?
  • Finding the Will of God

For Writer’s Groups:

  • 7 Steps to Support Your God-Given Calling
  • Writing for the Christian Market
  • A Winning Recipe: Writing for Anthologies
  • Devoted to Devotions (How to Write & Sell Devotions)
  • 20 Tips to Better Profile Interviews

For more information, or to request Ava to speak to your group, contact her using the form below.


A fabulous writer and speaker….Ava has spoken at the Florida Christian Writers Conference for us a few times and we ALWAYS get rave reviews!

Eva Marie Everson

Bestselling Author, Speaker, President of Word Weavers International, and Director of FCWC

One speaker this year, Ava Pennington, delivered a powerful message that made me weep.

Rick Marschall

author of more than 60 books and hundreds of magazine articles

The heart of your ministry is for others to know Him…Thank you for speaking to us and giving us tools to know Him better!

Carol M.

Women’s Ministry Director

Moving and inspirational talk. Everyone is still talking about it.

Louise J.

Women’s Ministry Leader

God has gifted Ava to bring His word with dedication, color, and heart.

Sheila P.

Bible study attendee

An inspiring and motivating afternoon.

Barbara S.

Writing Ministry Leader

Excellent and lively teaching style…thank you for blessing us!

Kathy B.

workshop attendee

You captivated everyone’s interests and created hunger [in] your audience who wanted to consume every idea you shared. We are all wealthier for having shared time with you.

Glenn G.

author and writing workshop attendee

Ava Pennington was a wonderful presenter. She made her presentation clear, entertaining, and humorous and gave us a lot of new information on writing. She custom-made it for our WCCWN writers’  group. I recommend Ava Pennington as a speaker for your writing conferences and writing groups.

Betty Slade

Vice President, Wolf Creek Christian Writers Network