In 2005, Renee Hornbuckle's life took a horrible turn. A wife of a prominent pastor and national speaker, her husband was indicated of numerous sexual assault and drug related crimes. However, today, Dr. Hornbuckle is NOW sharing her story of how God brought her and her family through this challenging period in their lives after seven years of silence.
About The Author:
Renee is a woman of influence. Renee is a gifted motivational speaker. Renee is a life designer. With God’s leading, she has used her voice over the past 20 years to minister to, train, develop, deliver, equip and empower others to discover that God is truly the source of strength for life. Whether in the church or the marketplace, this woman excites and motivates those that she comes into contact with to live a more fulfilled life! Having overcome many challenges and trials that would have taken most out, Renee displays a passion and fire for God that says God is absolutely in control. Her testimony and life-changing messages delivered with grace, dignity and strength, in her own unusual style will point you to how to live a life of victory by applying God’s Word. She believes that God’s Word is the sustaining source that when applied empowers anyone to live a powerful life full of hope and purpose! She is a walking representation of the WORD at work and she makes it her business to equip others to lead a life of power! Her heart is to empower lives, heal hearts, and win souls for the Kingdom! Renee understands the demands and pressures of the 21st Century life. Consequently, she challenges and inspires people everywhere to maximize their potential and realize their God-appointed destiny. Renee motivates average people to become extraordinary people of distinction and worth. She is the founder of Women Of Influence Inc., an organization committed to the personal development of women worldwide. As, Chief emPOWERment Officer of the LIFE EMPOWERMENT INSTITUTE, Renee is dedicated to training men, women, boys and girls by using practical and biblical principles empowering them to live a fulfilled and enriched life. She is also a Crisis Coach and Life Coach to both men and women of all ages. Noted for her impact on people from all walks of life, she has been the guest on many television and radio shows including Joni (Daystar TV), Good Morning Texas, Celebration, Café Mocha and The Potter’s Touch. She was a former host on the Trinity Broadcasting Network and has been a speaker at the ESSENCE Festival and been featured in print media such as the Dallas Morning News, Women’s Enterprise and Gospel Today Magazine. Listed as a Lifetime Member in several exclusive worldwide professional organizations: Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs and the National Association for Professional Women for her contribution to her life work of emPOWERment and entrepreneurship. She serves as a committed Board Member of numerous organizations that have notable causes. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a graduate of Dale Carnegie. Renee diligently serves as Senior Pastor of Destiny Pointe Christian Center (she served faithfully for over 25 years at Agape Church, in Arlington, TX which she helped to establish in 1988). She holds a BA in Business Administration; Masters of Biblical Studies and a Doctorate in Religious Philosophy. She has been a former instructor and faculty member for The Potter’s House God’s Leading Ladies Enrichment Program and Panelist for ManTalk hosted by Bishop T.D. Jakes. In addition, Renee founded the Women Of Influence Personal Development Conference and the Life EmPOWERment Institute. She is a BEST SELLING author of many empowering books and manuals such as the daily devotional Power for This Day, The Power Of Healthy Esteem, The Power of Passion, Petals, Principles and Promises, Sustained and If It Pleases the King (A Hospitality Training Manual). Her greatest literary achievement is her current book release, Suffering In Silence: Let Suffering End – Let Healing Begin! Close to her heart is Rachel’s House and Destiny Ranch; transitional homes for people in crisis and transition, providing a place for them to heal from the wounds of life until things get better. Rachel’s House was founded by Renee Hornbuckle and has aided families - financially, emotionally, practically and mentally for over a decade. Although Renee is in great demand as a seminar/conference speaker and bible teacher she believes that family comes first. She takes great pride in raising her 3 children: Matthew, Rachel and Jordan and granddaughter. Whether Renee is in the secular or the sacred environment, she ministers and presents a challenging word of change in a savvy style uniquely her own. Her desire is to see others on the right path fulfilling their destiny regardless of their background or past mistakes.