Linda Gaye Reed

Life Purpose Coach® ~ Speaker ~ Consultant ~ Life Purpose Facilitator ~ Extraordinary Cheerleader ~ Mentor ~ Small Group Consultant

Gaye has been married to her high school sweetheart Michael since 1963. She has two children and five grandchildren. She enjoys experiencing new places and taking long walks with her husband and their dog, Harry. She also loves to cook, bake, watch videos, play games, and do just about anything else with her grandchildren. Gaye also likes to spend time with her friends and make new ones. One of the many unique characteristics about Gaye is that she has a twin named Faye that she loves with all her heart.

Gaye made Jesus the Lord of her life at 29 years of age. In the years since, she has had the privilege and joy of being a mentor to over 100 women of all ages. Her passion is helping women discover God’s unique purpose in life.

Gaye has served at her church in a variety of ministries for 36 years. She has volunteered in many ministries including the nursery, children’s, junior high and adults. She was in leadership of the women’s ministry at her church for eleven years, during which time she helped plan and speak at retreats, seminars, workshops, and teas. Additional venues Gaye has spoken at include MOPS, wedding and baby showers and various luncheons. Her pastors describe her as an extraordinary cheerleader, a committed pray-er and a true lover of people.

Gaye's experience began at Bible Study Fellowship as part of the leadership team, this built a wonderful Spiritual foundation in her life. She is currently employed at her church as the Assimilation Lead and has been on staff since 1990. Gaye is highly gifted in connecting people. In addition, she also facilitates a Life Group of men and women at her home. Additionally, she continues to guide, direct and disciple women. In the past, Gaye has been employed as a leader and mentor of up to 25 small groups where she was responsible for recruiting, training, directing and encouraging the facilitators. Gaye is a graduate of ClasServices, Inc., a professional speaking organization founded by Florence Littauer. In 2007, Gaye discovered the Pathway to Purpose™ Ministry, founded by Dr. Katie Brazelton, Ph.D., and where she pursued the training to become a Certified Life Purpose Coach®. Her training continued and became a Certified Life Intensive Facilitator, leading two-day intensive life plans with her clients. Her training is used in all areas of her ministry. Gaye is passionate about helping women discover God's plan
and will for their life, joining Life DesignWorks in 2007.