Rosie Whitelock: Living Christ's Love, Teaching His Word
A motivational speaker, gifted teacher, and engaging storyteller, who blends humor and intellectual stimulation to bring the Bible to life in our hearts, and to bring us to deeper faith in our Savior.
At conferences, seminars, and retreats, Rosie encourages her listeners to trust God in the midst of good times as well as in the throes of suffering. Pain intruded and enveloped her own life as her daughter, Whitney, fought cancer at age 5, endured sexual abuse at age 14, and died tragically
at age 17. Since then her other children have survived tragically critical accidents. Through these unthinkable circumstances, Rosie learned to trust God. As she clung to Him, He surrounded her with
His love and enlarged her understanding of His character.
Rosie’s refreshing sense of humor and vibrant faith infuse her talks, gently nudging her audience toward a closer walk with the Savior, and teaching them through Whitney’s words, “to love God in a terrifying
Rosie earned a BS in Sociology at Houston Baptist University and an MA in Philosophy of Religion at Denver Seminary. For 37 years she has been married to the love of her life, David, who is a graduate of Rice University and Dallas Theological Seminary.
After retiring from 35 years as Christian Camp Directors in Texas, Rosie and David currently direct Whitelock Ministries which includes operating the Inn at the Lake in Lake City, Colorado.
Proud parent of four grown children, Rosie learned to trust God as He sustained her through many trials and tragedies in life. Her experiences will touch your heart and encourage you in the love of the Lord.
A former high school teacher and Christian Camp Director, Rosie enjoys reading, traveling, relaxing with movies, playing the piano, and sharing her “God stories” with all who will listen.
What Others Are Saying
“Having known Rosie for 20 years, I can wholeheartedly recommend her as a speaker not only because of her warm and engaging personality, but because she has been brought down into the pit and like David she can honestly say ‘The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit’”.
“When Rosie spoke to our women, she somehow managed to connect one-on-one with nearly every
“Rosie Whitelock is a powerful woman who speaks to the realities of womens’ issues today. She has walked a most difficult road with God and does not offer fluff, but substance in living for Jesus Christ and with integrity in today’s world. Rosie has remained faithful to the Savior through great burdens which seldom touch families as deeply as they have hers. Few are the women such as Rosie who ‘head on’ the battles of this world with courage, conviction and realism.”
“Rosie’s loving heart comes shining through in her talks. Her personal honesty and transparency tugs at the hearts of her listeners as they identify with her stories.”
Favorite Topics Include
The Lord favors those who fear Him,