Pictured above: The 3 Encouraging Women Bianca, Tara and Silvia when they met in Brazil to Fellowship together.

Left: Our Encouraging Woman logo represents the principle from Exodus 17:12 and Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 to help lift each other up, in order to hold up each others hands in praise. 

Pictured below: 2 Encouraging Women Yvonne and Tara when they met in Cape Town, on the tip of South Africa to Fellowship together.

Our Ministers

The profile of our ministers, you’ll notice, are looking ahead at the future, while also not showing their faces, in order to be discreet, protecting their loved-ones—which allows our ministers to be completely transparent when sharing the details of their lives to minister more effectively.

Titus 2:4-5 “That they [older women] may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.”

Proverbs 11:22—

“As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.”

Proverbs 31:10, 25—

“An excellent woman, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels” “Strength and dignity are her clothing and she smiles at the future.”

Bianca in Salvador, Brazil is our Portuguese Minister who has learned the blessings of trusting and obeying. Through humility, Bianca began to experience the beauty of having a gentle and quiet spirit, and also the joy in becoming His bride when she was asked to leave her home.

Lota in Puerto Rico is our Spanish Restored Marriage Minister who has been used by God to work closely with RMI’s Spanish Español ministry since her marriage was restored over a decade ago. 

  Who is also our Spanish Minister

~ Michele in California came to RMI when she was facing divorce, at the time, the mother of two small boys. After reading the RYM book, A Wise Woman and began helping Erin with her books, very soon her marriage was restored. Years later Michele was facing divorce again while helping to update and revise a small Facing Divorce booklet for her church, returning to Refresh and find how He planned to use it for good, Michele discovered the real reason God allowed divorce to happen again.

Michele is also our Facing Divorce and Finding the Abundant Life Minister.

~ Cierra in Kentucky, our RESTORED Minister over our Evaluations, who specializes in “letting go” while still Married. Everything changed for Cierra when she realized that all her troubles were due to her unfaithfulness in not tithing— she was allowing the enemy to steal not only from her but her family as well.

Yvonne in Botswana is our Afrikaans’ Minister who eventually felt the aftermath of being raised in a non-Christian home with divorced parents in her own marriage. Her insatiable appetite for God’s Word serves as encouragement and inspiration to us all.

Who is also our Afrikaans Minister

~ Valerie in New York is one of our French speaking translators who has been helping with our AideMaritale.com. Valerie is currently training to be the French Minister since her recently RESTORED Marriage! Married to My Son’s Father

Who is also our Français Minister

Catalina in Honduras is one of the sweetest and most willing to pursue the Lord and all He has for her—no matter what she is called to do—each time she learns a new truth! Already translating for the Spanish Team, Catalina has also left RMI stunned and in awe of the level of obedience she has exhibited, while watching the miracles unfold in her life!

Catalina chose to wait on the Lord to provide her with a computer so she could resume her translating with the Spanish Español ministry—and He provided TWO—and also blessed her to head up the new RF Ministry AMORALFIN.ORG

~ Valentina in Brazil, was our Portuguese RESTORED Marriage Minister for many years, who specialized in being a successful professional woman, raised Catholic, and a husband who believed we "deserve" better as the reason for him ask for separation. Once restored, Valentina took an extended sabbatical soon after He called several others to take her place. We’re so thankful Valentina has now returned and ministering with us again!

Read Valentina’s restored marriage testimony The Changes God is Making

~ Tara T in Missouri, has never been married and chosen to keep herself morally pure by not dating until the Lord reveals His choice for a husband. In the meantime Tara is reading and rereading A Wise Woman Single and experiencing the Lord as her Betrothed. Tara is also traveling to meet with our leaders and partners in different parts of the world.

~ Beverly U. in Iowa found peace and her burdens lifted once she found RMIEW who introduced her to her Heavenly Husband. Beverly says, “I didn't even realize I HAD a Heavenly Husband. I knew the concept of being the Bride of Christ, but that seemed more like the Church as a Group and more for the End Times than for my daily life. Now I know my Heavenly Husband is WITH ME. I do not have to conjure Him up, by praying correctly or behaving a certain way. The only thing I need to do is TURN TO HIM. He is already with me! He WANTS me to talk with Him constantly.

About Our Organization
Restore Ministries International

Since 1991 RMI has been encouraging  women in crisis marriages—giving them hope for seemingly impossible and hopeless marriages— that changed every area of their lives! 

It all began when RMI’s founder, Erin Thiele, read
and embraced this very simple but powerful verse: 

Luke 1:37— "for nothing will be impossible with God."
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