Thank you for your interest in having me speak at your event or retreat. It would be a privilege to discuss partnering with you as you seek to minister to the women in your church or group.


I am a storyteller convinced that finding our way in wild places helps us navigate the walk of faith in civilized spaces. A reluctant hiker and avid indoors-woman, I’m known for drawing on the imagery of the created world to bring biblical truth to life and connecting the familiarity of the outdoors with the terrain of the heart. I speak and write to encourage others to pause, ponder their path, and press on.


My experience ranges from teaching at retreats to speaking at Ladies Nights Out, Christmas events, book clubs for pre-teen girls, and other small gatherings.

Others Say

Natalie Ogbourne is a brilliant speaker who can paint a picture with words and put you right in the setting she is describing. She knows God’s Word and can teach it on a level that can be understood easily and she helps you see it in a way that you can apply it to your own Christian walk. 
~ Mardi Peasley, Women’s Retreat Facilitator, Madrid Evangelical Free Church


Although I have taught each topic listed below using the number of sessions stated, for many, it may be possible adjust the number of sessions to suit the needs of your event.

One Session:

  • For When the Path is Dark 
    (Psalm 119:105)
  • Formed and Transformed
    The potter, the clay, and the making of a vessel (Isaiah 64:8)
  • Nine Words You Don’t Want to Hear on the Trail {and Six You Do}
    Following, arriving, and obtaining the prize
  • The Rocks! The Rocks!
    Perspectives on God’s power and our circumstances (Psalm 18)
  • What’s in a Wing? 
    Eagles wings aren’t all the same. What that means for us in light of Isaiah 40: 28 – 31.

Three Sessions:

  • Fire, Faith, & Fruit 
    An exploration of the purposes of trials in the life of faith. (Romans 5: 1 – 5)
  • Those Who Wait 
    Perspectives on waiting, mounting up, and soaring(Isaiah 40: 28 – 31)

Speaking Samples:

The following links are to short videos meant to offer just a little encouragement to press on. They come from Friday Field Notes: Pondering Life Outside | Pressing On Inside on Facebook Live.
On Waiting: Expecting Delays and Great Scenery
Clearing Away Brain Clutter to Make Room for that Still, Small Voice
More:  Immeasurably more. Abundantly More. 


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