kent & tanya
Kent Whitaker is co-director of Bigger Picture Ministries. His compelling and personal story of the murders of his wife and son, and the forgiveness he extended to his other son who orchestrated the shootings has encouraged people all over the world. This amazing story - and how God worked within the tragedy - has been featured on Oprah, 20/20, and 48 Hours Mystery and in hundreds of magazines, newspapers, and television and radio interviews. He speaks on forgiveness, healing, and hope, to churches, writers’ conferences, professional groups and seminars across America. His book, Murder By Family, is an international and New York Times Best Seller. All author royalties go to charity.
Tanya Whitaker is co-director and founder of Bigger Picture Ministries. An insightful and dynamic speaker, she has been involved with teaching and mentoring through Young Life, Campus Crusade, Precept Ministries, and MOPS. She has been the women’s teaching leader for churches in Austin, Houston, Sugar Land, Dallas, Louisiana, Colorado, and Las Vegas. She also serves as a pastor on the staff of River Pointe Church. Tanya is a sought-after speaker for women's events and conferences. The author of numerous Bible Studies for both large and small groups and retreats, she also writes and delivers Bible studies for distribution throughout America. She is currently developing two books on Christian living.