Laurie, along with her husband Lance Coffman are currently serving as the Senior Leaders at Inspire Church in Lodi, CA. Laurie has been married to her high school sweetheart, her husband Lance, for twenty-five years and is the proud mother of 3 amazing kids. She has served in various capacities in ministry over the past 24 years including, Youth, College, Young Adult, Women’s Ministry, Church Administration, and Senior Pastoring. She has previously worked for the State of California for 20 years before resigning in November of 2015 to step into full time ministry. Laurie also is the founder and President of The Hope Initiative, a 501 (c)(3) Non- Profit Organization that is battling sex trafficking through awareness and rescue in San Joaquin County and the Central Valley. Laurie is marked by her contagious passion for people and the Gospel. She has a special way of pulling out the gold of those around her and releasing hope everywhere she goes. She is passionate about building up the Kingdom of God, living life to the fullest, chasing after her dreams, and changing the world around her. She will inspire you to do the same!