Elaine was introduced to Northside as a speaker for the first Women Walking with God conference in 2007. She returned four other times as a speaker for WWWG and in 2010 was invited to join the staff at Northside. She is currently working as a pastoral counselor for Northside members and with Faith by Phase Family ministry. Elaine graduated from Harding University with a BA in Bible. She received her MA in counseling from Lincoln Christian Seminary and her Doctor of Ministry in marriage and family from Regent University.
Elaine is married to Darrell who has been a minister since 1976. They have a son Jonathan and his wife Kate and three grandchildren: Josiah, Asher and Charis.
Elaine and Darrell have spent their marriage together sharing Jesus to people across the U.S. as well as in Jordan (where Elaine was reared). They find the most joy in walking with others into the healing grace of God. Elaine also enjoys her grandkids, family, music, traveling and the beach.