Pat is a passionate and inspiring author, speaker and leader who has founded a variety of organizations during her 25 plus years in full time ministry including one of the nations largest pregnancy resource centers, an international post abortion recovery program, an adoption agency and a national woman’s retreat and coaching ministry. She has published 6 books. Her best selling post abortion recovery bible study Surrendering the Secret was recently updated and re-launched by Lifeway in January 2019. Her book Life Unstuck: Finding Peace with Your Past, Purpose in Your Present and Passion for Your Future is a best seller and the foundation for much of her speaking and coaching.
Pat has been featured on numerous radio and TV shows including Focus on the Family, Life Today, Janet Parshall and Proverbs 31 Ministries. She and her husband Mike have been married for over 40 years and have 3 married children and 5 “G’s”. They enjoy traveling, doing ministry together and a sweet tea home in the North Georgia Mountains.
"Pat Layton combines Southern charm and seasoned leadership in her ministry as an author and a speaker. She has been both a moving keynote speaker and an informative workshop presenter at several Heartbeat International conferences. Pat reveals powerful truth by sharing her personal journey of healing and calling to minister. Whether a banquet speaker, or women’s ministry keynote, you’ll enjoy Pat’s warm personality and revealing testimony."
"Pat Layton was the keynote speaker at our annual fundraising banquet. She captivated the audience and delivered an inspirational message filled with biblical truth, hope and compassion. Through her knowledge as a former pregnancy center director and her personal experiences, Pat Layton helped the audience understand the role of our center in the community, which led to our most successful event."
"Btw Pat Layton your story is heart moving. Your message and how you weaved your experience was nothing short of fantastic. I was fighting back tears. Thank you for inspiring us all to prioritize our efforts to help the half-dead!"