Survive ’N’ Thrive

Being a mother requires superhero strength at times. What mom isn't ready to break away from the fight against dirty laundry and join the good guys at the Survive 'N' Thrive conference? It's time to put your cape on and step into a weekend extravaganza of superhero fun. 

12th Annual Single Mothers' Conference
June 24-25, 2016 / Oklahoma City

At Survive 'N' Thrive you'll discover:

  • an escape route to keeping your sanity
  • other single moms who understand your plight
  • a God who cares

Conference includes:

  • 20 breakout sessions
  • keynote presentations by national speakers
  • dessert reception and catered lunch


Pam Kanaly

Pam Kanaly, author, and awarded National Mother of Achievement in Washington, DC - 2015, remains one of America's leading advocates for single mothers. As a national speaker and former radio and television talk show co-host, Pam brings a touch of humor and loads of insightful tips in how to empower one's journey as a single mom. Having co-founded Arise Ministries in 2002, Pam energizes single moms in taking the lead in their homes: strong, confident, dependent on Christ. Her latest book - The Single Mom and Her Rollercoaster Emotions – is bringing revived hope to thousands of mothers through the loop-de-loops of motherhood. Pam loves life and it loves her right back.

Shelley Pulliam

Shelley Pulliam's expertise as an educator and her innovative teaching methods have been recognized with numerous awards including teacher of the year and national outstanding teacher in Holocaust education. A speaker and an author, she has partnered with LifeWay and The Navigators for regional conferences. As a single, never married, Shelley devotes her time to Arise Ministries, a nonprofit ministry she co-founded to educate and encourage women. She was honored as one of four finalists for Edmond Woman of the Year 2012.