About the Author

Pat Layton is Founder and President of Life Impact Network an international ministry based in Tampa, Florida. Through Pat’s passion, leadership and commitment, Life Impact Network founded a crisis pregnancy intervention program (A Woman’s Place); an adoption agency (Woven Basket); a counseling and support ministry for families faced with life-threatening medical conditions of a pre-born child (Comfort Care of Tampa) and finally Surrendering the Secret, an international post-abortion recovery ministry. Since opening in 1986, Life Impact Network served over 50,000 women and their families and raised over 20 million dollars in support of Sanctity of Life ministries and abstinence education.

Pat is a busy national speaker, author, and certified life coach. Pat writes articles for newspapers, blogs, newsletters, and ministry media, including Lifeway, Focus on the Family, and Concerned Women for America. Her post-abortion recovery programs Surrendering the Secret, published by LifeWay Christian Resources includes a leader’s guide and DVD series. Her book Life UnStuck, Finding Peace with your Past, Purpose in your Present and Passion for your Future was released by Revell Books in March 2015.

Pat has served on the Board of Directors of Proverbs 31 Ministries and is a member of American Association of Christian Counselors; CareNet and Heartbeat (both international networks of pregnancy care centers). She has served her state on the Florida Governor’s Media Service Review Team for the Abstinence Education Plan and the Florida Governor’s Partnership for Adoption and has been recognized by the Florida House of Representatives with the Promise of Excellence award.

Pat shares her daily life as a wife, mother, and grandmother (AKA “G”) of 5. She loves to connect with friends via ALL the Social Media playgrounds and her on her personal website at www.patlayton.net