Through her affiliation with ITMH, Inc. Brenda Branson provides a ministry of hope, love, and spiritual direction to broken and hurting people. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and co-founder of FOCUS Ministries, Inc.
Brenda is also an author and public speaker. She has written over 1000 inspirational articles and educational materials on domestic violence, many of which have been published throughout the U.S. and distributed throughout Europe and many other countries.
She is co-author of Violence Among Us—Ministry to Families in Crisis published by Judson Press.
Brenda has been a guest on Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson, Midday Connection (Moody Broadcasting Network) with Andrea Fabry and Anita Lustrea, and Precept Live (hosted by Jan Silvious and Kay Arthur) as well as a guest on various radio and TV programs in the U.S. She has been a workshop presenter at the AACC World Conference, Illowa Women's Conference, and the Christian Working Woman's Winter Getaway in Illinois, and has spoken to churches, crisis pregnancy centers, Business and Professional Women's Clubs, and other parachurch groups and organizations throughout the U.S. She leads weekly Bible studies and a domestic violence support group, provides lay counseling and daily email or phone support to women who need help with relationship issues and spiritual direction.
Brenda is a single parent with an adult son, Trevor, who is the joy of her life. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and playing piano with the praise band at church.
When asked what her dreams are for the future, Brenda says “I am living my dream! Every day I am amazed at God's provision and faithfulness—how He has taken my broken dreams and failures of the past and restored my life with many opportunities to share my resources, joy, and hope with others who are hurting. What a privilege it is to serve a God who truly knows me, a Redeemer (Jesus) who unconditionally loves me, and the Holy Spirit who guides and comforts me!”
Brenda is available to speak at churches, women's retreats, conferences, schools, and civic organizations on topics including “A Woman's Journey With God,” “Love Stories—Real People Encountering a Real God,” as well as present seminars on relationship issues and domestic violence. Contact her at 270-871-7812, by email at Click for Email Address, or regular mail at P. O. Box 323, Hanson, KY 42413.