Paula Rinehart’s ability to teach the Scriptures inspires and impacts. I count it a privilege each time I get to hear her. Her message stems from a life radically transformed by the Gospel and a heart that desires to see the same joy and freedom in the lives of others...
— Laura Story, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, author of "When God Doesn't Fix It"

About Paula

Paula Rinehart has been reaching out to women for over 25 years.  Her message is clear and well-received:  a life grounded in the love of Christ will touch the world,  beginning with a woman’s own heart and her relationships.  

Paula has appeared on JONI,  100 Huntley Street, and Moody’s Midday Connection.  She’s been a featured speaker at Care Net’s National Conference--as well as many weekend conferences and retreats, here and abroad.

Paula and Connally Gillam (website: often speak together on the subject of Exhale: Embracing Vulnerability, Grit and the Goodness of God.


Her book, Strong Women, Soft Hearts,  (and her personal favorite)  has been enjoyed by over 100,000 women.   She is also the author of the widely-acclaimed Sex and the Soul of a Woman and Better Than My Dreams.  (Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Publishers)

She and her husband, Stacy,  live in Raleigh, NC.  They are the parents of a son and a daughter and the grandparents of four much-celebrated grandchildren.