For their series on parents volunteering with children, Sherry was interviewed by Better Homes and Gardens magazine about volunteer work she and Kaki do as farmhands for Marley’s Mission, an equine-based therapy farm in Clarks Summit, PA. See “Healing With Horses” by Camille Noé Pagán.

Is fainting at the altar part of your dream wedding? Check out Glo magazine’s “The Most Embarrassing Wedding Fails Ever“

Read Sherry’s interview with Time magazine about missionary life in the Peruvian Amazon jungle. This interview was given on the very sad occasion of the untimely death of her missionary colleague and the colleague’s infant daughter whose plane was shot down over the Amazon River. Read the story, “A Mission Interrupted,” by Amanda Ripley here. A related story, “Missionaries’ Church Casts Net Wide,” by Gustav Niebuhr also appeared in The New York Times.

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Sherry's Bio (250 Words)

Inspirational storyteller and motivational keynote speaker, Sherry Boykin, is a chronic believer in the power of faith narratives to change lives. Her audiences love her use of biblical and personal accounts to help women change mindsets, glean fresh perspectives on life, and to live differently as a result. Sherry’s experiences in urban and suburban ministries, Peruvian Amazon jungle missions, long-term singleness, marriage & family, and campus ministry have not only catapulted her own personal transformation, but they also provide a colorful backdrop from which she speaks to and coaches women on leaping from where they are to where they are designed to be, personal development, marriage & family, living and ministering cross-culturally, forgiveness, and restoration from abuse. Designed For More and Personal SPA are intensives Sherry offers to give women who are ready for change the opportunity for concentrated, practical, actionable work intended to help them reach their goals more quickly.   

Sherry loves hot weather, canoe launches, good movies, and long talks. She and her husband, Ted, are the proud, exhausted, middle-aged parents of an artsy, history-loving Gen-Z-er who keeps them on their toes. 

Sherry is the author of But-Kickers: Growing Your Faith Bigger Than Your But and has been featured on NBC/WBRE’s PA-Live! and interviewed for articles published in Time magazineThe New York Times, Better Homes and Gardens, and Parents magazine. Look up her personal stories online in Catapult Magazine and Inspire a Fire, as well as in Grace Publishing House’s new paperbacks, Personal Titanic Moments and Romantic Moments.

Sherry's Bio (179 Words)

Motivational storyteller Sherry Boykin is a chronic believer in the power of faith narratives to change lives. She presents biblical narratives alongside her own stories of personal transformation to encourage other women to do the same.

 Sherry’s audiences enjoy how her experiences in inner-city and suburban ministries, Peruvian Amazon jungle missions, long-term singleness, marriage & family, and campus ministry shape her life and provide a colorful backdrop from which to speak and coach women to leap from where they are to where they are designed to be, personal development, marriage & family, cross-cultural living, forgiveness, and restoration from abuse.

Designed For More and Personal SPA are intensives Sherry offers to give women opportunities to reach their goals more quickly through practical, actionable work in a safe environment. 

Sherry and her husband, Ted, are 22 years into their marriage journey and have an artsy, history-loving Gen-Z-er.  

Sherry is the author of But-Kickers: Growing Your Faith Bigger Than Your But  and can be found in articles published in Time magazineThe New York Times, Better Homes and Gardens, and Parents magazine.

Sherry's Bio (82 Words)

Sherry Boykin is a motivational storyteller, author, and former missionary to the Peruvian Amazon jungle. She loves to help women experience the power of biblical narratives and personal stories of faith to change perspectives and ignite change in their lives. Designed For More and Personal SPA are programs Sherry offers to help women actualize radical changes in their lives. 

Sherry and her husband, Ted, have been married 22 years and are the proud, exhausted, parents of a Gen-Z-er currently learning to drive. 

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