Whether Valerie Bell is sharing her heart concerning spiritual formation or talking to couples about marriage, parenting or grandparenting, you will find her to be an authentic, engaging and motivating communicator. She was heard regularly for ten years on The Chapel of the Air and her book titles include, A Well-Tended Soul, Nobody’s Children, Getting Out of Your Kids’ Faces and Into Their Hearts —and her most recent publication, An African Awakening: My Journey into AIDS Activism.

Valerie served on the Board of Directors of MOPS International and three years as Board Chair, she served on the Board of Directors for Awana and more recently stepped down when asked to serve as CEO of Awana. Valerie is a founding member of the Legacy Coalition, now serves on their board and is a member of Willow Creek Community Church.

Valerie has five Grandchildren who call her Lovie.