Lori and her husband, Ottis, have three young-adult sons and reside in Houston,TX. She currently serves as the Senior Director of Children’s Ministry at Lakewood Church.
Lori has a passion to support families and churches in the spiritual development of their kids. This has led her to join forces and develop resources with some amazing churches, educators, and organizations; including Lakewood Church, M3 (Mobilizing Medical Missions), INCM, What’s in the Bible?, Willow Creek Community Church & Association, High Voltage, Kidmo, CMconnect, Jelly Telly, Orbit Media, Creative Trust, and Lemon Lime Kids. Previously, Lori served as the Training and Global Focus Director for INCM, and the Programming Manager for Willow Creek Community Church’s children’s ministry.
As Programming Manager, Lori led the creative teams in curriculum development and held key roles in Willow Creek Association’s Promiseland & Conspire Conferences. Lori has overseen the training of tens of thousands of children’s leaders.
Lori serves on the Ministry Advancement and New Business innovation committees