Our Team


Lori Merrill

Lori and her husband Steve, met in college and have been married for over 31 years. They have three children, but now have five as their daughter and oldest son both got married last year. Lori became a Christian at the age of 7 while attending Vacation Bible School. However, it wasn’t until after her first son was born that the Lord distinctly called Lori to teach His Word. Since that time the Lord has taught Lori the importance of submission and obedience to fulfill the plans He has for her life. Lori’s passion is teaching others the truths of God’s Word, how to live according to it, and how this results in a life of freedom and fulfillment. This passion led her to launch the Keepers Ministry in 2001. 

In addition to Called to be a Keeper, Lori has written another Bible study entitled Jesus, Our Perfect Example (for both men & women), and Little Keepers: Curriculum for Girls and their Moms!, all of which are available in our Keepers Shop.

Lori is available to speak at retreats, conferences, and more. If you would like to contact Keepers Ministry about Lori speaking at your next event, please submit this form.

Keepers Team

This is our Ministry Team. They are wonderful and godly women that I have the joy and privilege of serving alongside in this ministry. I want you to meet them right now, but I can’t wait for you to get to know them as you browse our website, seeing and reading, some of their work.

Lori Merrill: Team Leader/Conference Coordinator/Author/Speaker

Cara Mahler: Administrative Assistant/ Office Support

Misty Hall: Little Keepers Facilitator/First Southern Venue Liaison

Leigh Ann Hudson: Speaking Engagements/Event Coordinator/Website

Nicole Thompson: Social Media: Pinterest

Kelly Weir: Prayer Leader

Stephanie Whitley: Social Media: Facebook and Instagram, plus Contributing Writer

You can learn more about each of these positions and/or the positions applicable to your church in our ministry manual which, is available to order in our Keepers Shop.

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