Tricia Goyer

Tricia Goyer, Author

Nashville, TNRogers, ARAtlanta, GA

Tricia Goyer has been married to John for 28 years and is a homeschooling mom and author. When John and Tricia had graduated two children from homeschooling--and their third was only a few years from graduation--God called the Goyers to adoption. The Goyers have adopted seven children, mostly from foster care. Tricia's in her 24th year of homeschooling and is back to teaching everything phonics to Civics. She's currently homeschooling children ages 7-17. Tricia is also a best-selling, award-winning author of 70 books, and she leads a teen mom support group in inner city Little Rock. Tricia has a passion for raising children to serve God and others. Her adult sons and daughter-in-law serve in children's church and her adult daughter is missionary in the Czech Republic where she and her husband minister to young adults. She writes about marriage, parenting, writing and homeschooling at

You can find Tricia on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram & Twitter as @TriciaGoyer! Some of her books include: Prayers That Changed History, Lead Your Family Like Jesus, and Balanced: Finding Center as a Work-at-Home Mom.

 Tricia Goyer

Workshops from Tricia Goyer ( may vary by event location )

Homeschooling Adopted Kids

As a mom of ten children (seven through adoption), Tricia Goyer understands the unique homeschooling challenges that often come with adoption, including dealing with: special needs, past trauma, lack of relationship, chaos, learning disabilities, and so much more. Tricia provides practical ideas for helping kids reach their potential, yet also accepting children as they are. She also shares how to discover moments of peace and joy with your family, even in the middle of the struggle.

The Grumble Free Home

The Grumble-Free Year followed Tricia Goyer’s family as they tried to go complaint-free in order to develop hearts of gratitude. While an entire year without grumbling seemed like an impossible challenge, Tricia shares her family’s plans, successes, failures, and all the lessons learned along the way. Your family will walk away with real-life steps for uncovering hearts that are truly thankful!

Dare to Dream, Mom!

Have you ever told yourself, “After the kids are grown, then I’ll follow my dreams”? Tricia has a message for you. What does God have for you NOW? Yes, we want to love, give, and care for our family, but God also wants us to influence others for His glory. Tricia Goyer believes following God’s dreams takes steps of faith . . . and following Him is one of the best examples you can display for your kids!

How to Write a Novel

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is, “How do you write a novel?” Almost anyone can write a novel, but it takes time, persistence and skill. From tool recommendations to my writing journey, learn what steps you can take to write a novel.