LAURIE GODDU CONFLICT/RESTORATION SPECIALIST
For 25 years Laurie has been connecting people to God for emotional and spiritual healing. She sees people for healing and support counsel in areas including sexual abuse, crisis marriage counseling, and dissociation. She founded and for five years led HEAL, a prayer/counseling ministry at Manna Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Laurie travels internationally training healing teams in churches and ministry organizations. Her work with churches includes guiding church leadership teams in spiritual discernment, facilitating healing in seasons of conflict, and assisting church leaders and their spouses with healing.
Laurie's passion for partnering with churches working to restore leaders who have experienced moral failure is both personal and professional. She has personally lived through a restoration process in which her late husband was restored to public ministry after infidelity. Since then she has had the opportunity to partnered with other churches as they navigated the moral failure of staff members.
Laurie graduated from Christ for the Nations in Dallas and has been trained in a variety of counseling models. Her writings include the book Shattered, and Then. Her latest CD, Restore Me, is a compilation of original psalms for healing. Laurie has been widowed since 2002 after being married for 21 years to the late David Morris, a nationally known worship leader, author, and teacher. They pastored together throughout their marriage. Living now in Kansas City, Laurie is the proud mother of four and "nina" to six grandchildren.