Shirley’s Story


Shirley serves as Women’s Ministry Team Advisor at Hagerman Baptist Church in Sherman, TX. Shirley is one of the writers of the LifeWay Press publication, Transformed Lives: Taking Women’s Ministry to the Next Level and currently writes articles for the LifeWay web site. In addition, her book, Heart Friends, was released in June 2005.

Shirley started Beyond The Call Ministries which has led her to travel across the country speaking at women’s conferences and retreat centers.

She has a passion for equipping women to be all that God wants them to be. Shirley has completed her Advanced Certificate of Women’s Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and serves as a LifeWay Ministry Multiplier for Women’s Ministry/ LifeWay Church Resources.

She also served as the Women’s Enrichment Consultant for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention and was the Director of Women’s Ministry State Leadership Team until December 2011. Shirley and her husband live on a small ranch near Lake Texoma.