Waiting ~ Faith ~ Purpose ~ Marketing & Events

Living in the Wait: How to Use the Delays in Life Differently

3 Life-Changing Ways to Pray in the Wait

Make Your Book Work: How to Use Your Book for Your Next Marketing Campaign

Antique Your Content: How to Repurpose Your Words for Email and Social Media Campaigns

According to Plan: How to Host Your Your Own Summit or Event

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Melissa has a big heart that encourages us to be brave to discover the details God is designing through every life experience. Hire her for your next event or conference to inspire and encourage your audience.

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Melissa Vande Kieft (VANDA-KEEFT) is a speaker and bestselling author of Living in the Wait: How to Use the Delays in Life Differently. Her journey with waiting and discovering purpose in the process began after she encountered an unexpected season of waiting. Even though her faith was challenged, her drive to make the most of the middle kicked into high gear. Through her experience, she encourages women to be brave to discover the details God is orchestrating and designing through each life experience. Melissa has been featured on KELOLAND Living and Dakota News Now, and in Gritty Faith and Sioux Falls Woman magazines. Melissa’s a huge fan of encouragement, meeting new people, and thank-you notes. In her spare time, you’ll find her exploring the great outdoors or watching college sports with her husband and daughter.

Upcoming Events

October 6, 2023
Wildly You Women’s Summit

Brandon, SD

October 7, 2023
Ferguson Book and More Author Meet ‘N Greet and Book Signing

West Fargo, ND

“Melissa spoke on a team business call and was outstanding! She delivered her message in ways that were relatable and easy to understand for my team. Was very engaging and kept everyone interested in the conversation. Everyone went away feeling filled and enlightened after our call. I am very appreciative for Melissa taking the time to pour understanding and hope into my team.”

– Kimberly D., Online Health & Wellness Coach

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