Elsa Kok Colopy is a passionate and gifted communicator who delights in pointing people to Jesus.

A sought-after retreat and conference speaker, Elsa’s authenticity and humor open the hearts of her listeners. She shares the truths of Scripture wrapped in the stories of life – in a way that makes faith real to her audience. Her greatest passion is to help people truly understand the depth of God’s love and point them toward a life full of purpose and hope.

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Elsa has authored six books and has written hundreds of articles for publications such as Focus on the Family magazine, Family Circle and the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. She has also contributed to numerous titles for all ages. 


Elsa has appeared as an expert on multiple DVD curriculums and is a sought after speaker for conferences and retreats around the country. Elsa also coordinates an annual city-wide teen suicide prevention event in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Whether it’s a conference on parenting (Elsa is an adoptive, step and bio mom), a suicide prevention event or a women’s retreat on drawing closer to Jesus in this broken world, Elsa prayerfully prepares unique talks for each event – seeking to best serve that particular audience.



What We Need

I liked her purple tennis balls. I was in the pool doing some extreme aqua aerobics when I noticed them. (And I’m not tooting my

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The Mama Longing…

Oh, the heart of a mama bear. It starts when our babies our young. We long, we search, we ache to see… The first smile

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Almost missed it!

I was in so much of a hurry that I almost missed it. I almost missed the moment that left three of us in tears.

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Got boo-boos?

Bruises. Blood dripping down. The kids came in and showed off their wounds with pride. Savannah started, “This one I got when we went up

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Success Stories

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