Weekend Lineup

Karen Stubbs Speaker

Karen Stubbs is the founder and leader of Birds on a Wire (BOAW), a ministry designed to equip moms through truth, encouragement and community. Karen has been married for 33 years to Greg Stubbs, they have four children, and five grandchildren.

Karen founded Birds on a Wire in 2011, and since then she has been speaking to moms through her devotional book, Moments with God for Moms, six DVD small group curriculum, traveling the country speaking to churches and has a weekly podcast, Wire Talk, where she answers mom’s questions about motherhood. She has grown this ministry to reach moms in all 50 states, and 70 countries. Karen’s message is practical parenting advice that she has learned over 29 years of parenting along with Godly wisdom from the Bible.

Katie Leipprandt Host

Katie Leipprandt is a teacher, writer, and producer of the popular podcast, Wire Talk with Karen Stubbs.

More importantly, she’s a wife, mother to 4 crazy kids, and passionate follower of Jesus. Katie knows what it’s like to feel overwhelmed as a new mom and loves helping other mothers find confident footing as they raise their children. Katie lives in Roswell, Georgia where she homeschools her kids, tries to cook dinner most nights and can often be found with her nose buried in a book.

EB & Shane Cole Worship Leaders

Husband and wife team, EB and Shane Cole, are Georgia natives and currently live in Roswell, GA. The two have been playing music/leading worship for the past 10+ years.

EB is a singer/songwriter/worship leader with a deep passion for using music to encourage the Church and turn people’s hearts to God. She has traveled with many bands, toured with award-winning songwriters, served at churches all over the US, and mentors vocalists around North America.

Shane spends his time music directing, tour managing, and producing as a multi instrumentalist, but feels that his greatest joy and honor is playing guitar with EB in intimate worship settings.

Debbie Causey Guest Speaker OPTIONAL 5th SESSION

Debbie Causey is a licensed counselor, ordained pastor at a mega church, and a mother who has been on a journey to discover what God has to say about the topic of homosexuality and gender identity issues and the LGBTQ+ community for the past decade.

She leads a ministry for parents of LGBTQ+ children who are desperate to learn how to love their children well and discover God's purposes for them on this journey.

Her latest book, The Big Reveal, details the lessons the author has learned along the way about the key topics of faith, identity, relational safety, mental health, and demonstrative love as she walks with her youngest son, Noah, since he came out in high school.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you have any suggestions for activities in the Asheville area for free time on Saturday?

A: YES! We're so glad you asked. If you'd like to plan ahead, visit romanticasheville.com and browse around to see what Asheville offers.

Q: Does The Cove provide transportation to and from the airport?

A: No. However, The Cove partners with Grandy to provide an affordable shuttle service that you can schedule. Uber or Lyft are options as well! 

Q: Do you have an approximate time for arrival and departure for the weekend? 

A: Yes, a general schedule is outlined below:

Q: What if I buy a ticket and then cannot attend? Can I get a refund? 

A: Tickets are final sale and non-refundable. But, you can transfer your ticket to a friend or someone on the waitlist, if tickets sell out. 

General Schedule

** All times are subject to change **

Friday, November 4

3:00 - 5:00 pm Guest Arrival / Check in

5:00 - 6:00 pm Meet & Mingle 

6:15 - 7:15 pm DINNER

7:30 - 9:00 pm Session 1

Saturday, November 5

8:00 - 8:45 am BREAKFAST

8:45 - 10:00 am Self-guided Quiet time / Free time

10:00 - 12:00 pm Session 2

12:30 - 1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 - 6:00 pm Free time

1:30 - 2:30 pm Optional Q&A Session with Karen and Katie

4:30 - 5:45 Optional Breakout Session with Debbie Causey

6:00 - 7:00 pm DINNER

7:30 - 9:30 pm Session 3

Sunday, November 6

8:00 - 9:00 am BREAKFAST

9:00-9:30 am Inn Check out

9:30- 10:00 am Shuttle Transport to Chapel

10:00 - 11:00 am Session 4 / Farewell

11:00-11:30 am Shuttle back to Training Center

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Guest Departure

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