Life Recovery Conference Speakers
Steve Arterburn – Editor of The Life Recovery Bible and host of New Life Live!
Steve is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and host of the #1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show New Life Live! heard and watched by over 2 million people each week on over 150 stations nationwide, on SiriusXM Satellite radio and on NRBTV.
Steve is a best-selling author of many books, including The Book of Life Recovery. With over 8 million books in print he has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. He’s been nominated for numerous writing awards and has won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence. Along with Dr. Dave Stoop, he edited and produced the #1 selling Life Recovery Bible.
Chris Williams – MA, LMFT and co-host of New Life Live!
Chris Williams is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in California. He received his M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hope International University where he also served as Director of Spiritual Formation for 5 years and is currently an adjunct professor. He has over 9 years of experience serving individuals, couples and families struggling with mental health disorders, addiction, trauma and relational challenges. He also works with treatment industry leaders and teams as a consultant and coach. He has become a highly sought after specialist in the treatment of complex trauma and multiple addictive issues.
Chris has designed and developed Christian recovery programs, family programs and trauma recovery programs for addiction treatment centers and continues to consult with treatment centers and organizations to create healthier environments and effective outcomes.
Becky Brown – Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and co-host of New Life Live!
Becky is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who has been with New Life Ministries for over 20 years. She began work with New Life Clinics, and was part of the Counselor network from its beginning. Becky had a private counseling practice and has worked at the New Life Workshops since 2003. She often says she is New Life’s biggest fan- due to having had a front row seat to how God has worked in the lives of so many people over the years!
Becky is the co-author of “Understanding and Loving a Person with Bipolar Disorder“, “100 Days to Freedom from Fear and Anxiety” and the soon to be released “100 Days to Freedom from Anger“. Becky is a co-producer and writer for Life Recovery Today TV. Formally the Director of the Counselor network, Becky now works in development for New Life Ministries and enjoys being a co-host for New Life Live!.
Becky and her husband Bruce live in Ohio and enjoy spending time with their adult kids and grandchildren –usually on a boat on the lake.
Misty Arterburn – Author & Speaker
Misty is an author, speaker, Life Recovery group facilitator, and mother to five children. A Hoosier native, Misty earned her Accounting Degree as a graduate of Ball State University, and has spent more than 20 years studying and creating recovery literature, practicing the principles personally, sponsoring members of 12 Step programs, founding new meetings and recovery programs, and experiencing the benefits of recovery, herself. She has authored or coauthored multiple books including NLT The One Year Bible for Women, Lose It for Life Day by Day Devotional, The Mediterranean Love Plan, and various material in the Life Recovery Workbook and resources. She is an accomplished conference and events speaker and facilitates two Life Recovery groups for women at Northview Church. Misty founded Recovery Girls, a growing organization for women on all paths of recovery, which offers group startup materials as well as help, hope, and life changing video shares found on YouTube.