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Inspirational Speaking, Women’s Ministries, Keynote events
Hollylu Jostes Coon is a popular keynote participant in women’s ministries, inspirational fundraising and conference events. Graduating from Biola University with an emphasis on Biblical Studies, Hollylu has written numerous Bible studies including Upcycle Me and Jericho Road. Her latest book, Salty, the Deconstruction of a Good Christian chronicles her journey into deeper authenticity as a Christ follower. With a speaking style that is fresh, funny, and loaded with content, Hollylu is positively received by diverse audiences. Passionate about her faith, Hollylu engages groups from the moment she steps on stage. Her goal: throw off “the baggage” and open doors to the Master Physician.
Early Intervention Instruction
Hollylu Jostes Coon is a full-time therapist and early intervention instructor while maintaining a private practice and hospital hours. A graduate of Biola University she has her MS from Washington University and over 25 years clinical experience. Her strong background in neurology and behavioral science makes her the perfect fit for educating parents, caregivers and teachers on child development, social skills and the evolution of communication.
Certifications include American Speech and Language Association, Washington State Speech and Language Certification, Hannen Certification, PROMPT certification. Trainings include Floortime, SOS, DIR.
More info about Hollylu
Hollylu’s lifelong love for Jesus remains her guiding passion and she has authored numerous bible studies including The Bible in 3D, Upcycled, and The Jericho Road. In 2023, Hollylu released her book, Salty, the Deconstruction of a Good Christian an autobiographical reflection on surrendering oneself in search of authentic discipleship.
Hollylu is celebrating over three decades of marriage to Michael and has two busy kids, now young adults. Residing in the bustling metropolis of Puyallup, WA, she works full-time at Good Samaritan Multicare Hospital, maintains a private practice and is a popular teacher and speaker in the Northwest region. She is a huge promoter of early intervention with children and has over twenty-five years of experience leading workshops and training for early educators.
Hollylu is a Bible Study teacher at her home church, Lighthouse Christian Center. She speaks over 40 times per year and is a frequent keynote speaker at women’s retreats and conferences, MOPS/parenting groups, and women’s events. Her presentation style is light-hearted, packed with facts, and very interactive.
Statement of Faith
Hollyu’s faith agrees predominantly with the statement of faith held by the Christian Missionary Alliance church. Hollylu believes in always listening, always thinking and always yielding to God’s word in the most inclusive way possible.