Lauren is a passionate bible scholar, theologian and expositor. Focusing on ancient near Eastern culture, society, and linguistics, she teaches over 23000 people each week through the ministry she co-found with her husband Tim. Together with her husband, she has travelled across borders to preach and teach the word of God at different home congregations, churches, summits, forums, conferences, on radio and television. She is the author of three award winning books, two for adults and one for children. Her passion is women and the girl child, as
such she serves chair for the Rea Thusana Foundation, a safe haven for homeless women in Cape Town and is an advisory board member for a global advocacy organisation working with refugee girls called She Saves a Nation.
Lauren is also deeply passionate about seeing women set free from false beliefs which have disempowered women for generations. She started her career as a psychologist, and trauma worker for abused women before becoming a freelance journalist specialising on justice issues relating to women. She has worked advocating against gendercide in China from 2011 through to 2014, and wrote prolifically about gender–based violence, education rights for girls and about female ritual servitude practices in West Africa. Her work has appeared in dozens of national and international publications. Due to public interest in her work, Lauren has been interviewed on numerous occasions on Smile 90.4FM, Cliff Central Radio, Cape Talk, National Radio Pulpit,Midcities FM, Radio Tygerberg, Radio CCFM, Radio Disa, Sky Radio and Tv (Ghana), Radio Cape Pulpit. And she has had featured interviews in Lig Magazine, Leef, His Favor Magazine (U.S.A.),
Bella, IOL, Strength and Honor, and Arise Magazine (U.S.A), She Leads Africa, Phenomenal African Women, GLANS and Wordmothers (USA), Creative & Kin, Charlotte Readers (U.S.A), What’s Her Name Podcast, Noggin Notes Africa, Relate your Research, and Kingfisher FM.
She hosts her own journalism show on Radio Cape Pulpit every Thursday at drive time. Lauren is a board member of the Cape Town Heritage Foundation, working to protect the heritage and history of her beloved home city, Cape Town. In 2018, Lauren was a Ted Talk speaker on the importance of women’s history at TedxCapeTown. As a member of We will Speak Out South Africa, Lauren works in the sector of faith and gender–based violence, working towards empowering faith communities to become safe places for female victims and survivors of gender–based violence. She also attends charity functions in the capacity of ambassador for change. Please use the contact form to get in touch with Lauren.
Lauren co-found Treasured Inheritance Ministry, a global teaching and training ministry.
Lauren became a full-time freelance journalist, with a degree in English she has traveled cross continentally capturing the stories of women and the girl child through her pen.
Lauren started her professional speaking career, and to continues to speak on a variety of topics from women’s history, to trauma, gendercide in China, Biblical stories and much more!
Lauren released her first book, and has since released 3 more titles.
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