Endorsements

“I recently had the benefit and blessing of hearing Debora Coty share at a women’s conference. Her focus topic was Fear, Faith, and a Fistful of Chocolate. Debbie was not only engaging; her content about the subject matter of fear is great and very needed among women! The information is clear, easy to understand and relevant to every woman’s life. Her tools to fight fear are specific and practical for easy implementation into my life and into those I coach. I highly recommend her for your future speaking needs. You will be equipped and blessed!” ~ Arnita Taylor, M.T. (ASCP), MSL Leadership Development Coach and Speaker; EIGHT Ministries, DFW

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“Debora Coty is witty, warm and humble. She delivers much needed truth with humor and grace. She was a delightful addition to our conference.” ~ Lali Jean Stanley, Shiloh Restored (Director of the 2013 Restored Women Conference) IMG_2756 Middle photo of Speaking Endorsements

“Debora Coty is a delight!  She was our guest speaker at our women’s event, Living the Chocolate Life, at which 500 women attended… Her message from her recent book, Fear, Faith, and a Fistful of Chocolate, was both practical and uplifting.  She reminded us that our “Papa” God always gives us victory over fear. Her sense of humor is contagious!”~Debbie Weisemann, Minister of Outreach, Connections, Women’s and Prayer, Bell Shoals Baptist Church

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 “Debora has such a great sense of humor, we all just loved having her visit our group to discuss the background and details involved in writing her books. You gain such an appreciation for the stories after hearing her describe the “real” characters. After your first visit with Debora, your book club will be inviting all their friends to come hear her the next time. We look forward to reading more books by Debora Coty.”  ~ Sandi L. de Laski, Coordinator, Monthly Book Worms Club

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“Debora’s warm, friendly wit and wisdom that is so evident in her books charmed the women at our Spring Banquet as she presented a message of encouragement and hope.”  ~ Julia Thomas, Trinity UMC, Opelika, AL

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“Debora Coty was an excellent speaker for our women’s conference.  She has a way of making women laugh with her quirky sense of humor while still delivering a powerful message from God.” ~ Lindsay Garrett, Women’s Ministry Director, Southside Baptist Church, Brandon, FL

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“We invited Debora to speak at our women’s brunch and then invited her back again the very next year. She was insightful, heart-warming, and sincere. Her life experiences kept us laughing and shedding tears. Debora brings wisdom with the warmth of a best friend’s approach.” ~ Liz Gibbs, Women in Ministry, Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Plant City, Florida

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Debora Coty was a total delight at our ladies Spring Brunch. With much laughter and a few tears, we all thoroughly enjoyed Debbie’s candor, spiritual insight, and inspiring humor. God has truly given Debbie a gift of sharing from her heart and touching yours. We look forward to having her back again!” ~Jan McRae, Starke, Florida

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“Debora Coty was just what our church needed at the time.  Our pastor of 25 years passed a few weeks before her scheduled engagement and we can’t thank her enough for speaking at our women’s luncheon under such circumstances.  She was able to share her gift of wit and humor at a very stressful time for us. Debora’s topic, “Too Blessed to STAY Stressed,” was just what we needed to hear. Due to her insight and encouragement, before the luncheon was over we knew we were truly blessed. We consider Debora a friend and look forward to her next speaking event with us.”  ~ Carolyn Gutierrez, Women’s Ministry Leader, Holly Springs Baptist Church, Franklin, North Carolina


“Fun, uplifting & able to drive spiritual truths home through humor & life stories”… describes Debbie Coty’s speaking engagement to our women’s group. Her creative and witty delivery engages the listeners. She uses everyday happenings of life that we all relate to. This helps break down barriers & opens hearts to the things of God. Women, churched or unchurched, can feel at home with Debbie’s authentic message of hope presented in a non-preachy way. You will be encouraged & your spirits lifted with Debbie Coty as your speaker.” ~Pam Lehman, Valrico, FL


“Debbie Coty is a vibrant speaker who delivers her message with wit and sensitivity. She possesses the rare talent of transforming profound truths into relational tools for her audience’s increased faith and success in today’s world.” ~Elaine Bonilla, Seffner, FL


“Debbie Coty is an amazing, funny and energetic speaker. We had Debbie come and speak to our MOP’S group and she was truly a blessing to us mothers with preschoolers. Her encouragement to persevere in our mothering through relying on Christ was just what our MOPS moms needed to be refreshed. She used passion, gentleness and a tremendous amount of humor and wit to convey her message. Our MOPS group was uplifted and challenged in numerous ways by Debbie. She was an awesome guest speaker…. a must have for your MOPS group, women’s group or Bible Study!!!!” ~ Tara Patrick – MOPS Coordinator, Willow Creek Church, Winter Springs, FL


“Debbie has the uncanny ability to reach down into the stressful muck and mire of everyday life and lift you right out of those joy-sucking dully-funks with her hilarious stories and refreshing insights!” ~Cindy Hardee, Tampa, Florida


“Debbie’s choice of topic was the perfect message for our group and it was obvious the ladies enjoyed it very much because there was a lot of laughter and head-nodding. With audience participation like that, you know you’ve got a winner! I give my highest recommendation for Debbie as a speaker for any women’s group.” ~Dee Grantham, Coordinator of the First Baptist Women’s Tennis League, Brandon, FL


“Our sixth through twelfth grade students thoroughly enjoyed Mrs. Coty’s presentation of A Writer’s Journey. They were inspired by the fun, practical writing tips and guidelines Mrs. Coty offered through her own writing journey, and her captivating book had them eager to read on. Her personal example is an encouragement to writers of any age – how to create stories that are both well-written and inspirational. We are looking forward to having her back to challenge and inspire our students once again.” ~Anna Ballard, English/Literature teacher, Trinity Christian School, Opelika, AL


“The moderate as well as voracious readers in our homeschool group were highly encouraged by Debora Coty’s presentation of “A Writer’s Journey.” God was definitely in the details of Debora’s journey and the students did not miss Him. From a teacher’s perspective I was glad to hear Debora’s explaining metaphors, similes, double entendre, and concise writing – all tops on my agenda for our current group Shakespeare study. Debora’s positive suggestions for stronger non-fiction writing helped the children gain confidence for improving their topical reports as well as for taking on the challenge of writing fiction. The dramatic reading of the tense scene from A Distant Shore highlighted everything Debora taught them about showing, not telling. My daughter finished The Distant Shore in three days and can’t wait for the sequel, Billowing Sails. Thanks, Debora, for sharing your expertise, your life and your story with us.” ~Dinah Davis, Homeschool Educator, Highlands, NC


“Thank you Debbie for your wonderful presentation to our homeschool group. The excitement and enthusiasm you have is contagious! It was so much fun to watch the kids “getting it”. My daughters came home with a renewed vision for writing. I highly recommend this program to any group or school. You will be blessed by Debbie’s visit. I know we were.” ~Lise Dews, Homeschool Educator, Cashiers, NC


“Your presentation for the Writer’s Workshop at the Seffner/Mango Library was a huge success. Twenty-three prospective writers, young and old, were mesmerized by your style, which was peppered with humor. Your content and spontaneous personality generated such contagious enthusiasm to the attendees, they left with eagerness to put pen to paper. All of the very positive written evaluations asked for more workshops from you in the future and we will certainly comply. Thank you so much and we are so proud to have an author of your stature and caliber as a resident of Seffner.” ~Charmaine Andrews, President, Friends of the Seffner/Mango Library


“A wonderful and humorous evening of discussion about the ups and downs of motherhood and why we all NEED chocolate! Debora Coty’s stories were entertaining and touching. We all enjoyed her very much, and look forward to reading more of her latest book, Mom Needs Chocolate.” ~Amy Frank, Regional Manager, Mothers & More of Jacksonville, FL

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