Ideal Curtis has been involved with SLI since 2010. She has been involved in coaching projects at the local church, district, and conference cabinet level in New Mexico, Texas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and West Virginia.
As a member of the SLI Lead Team, Ideal is a part of the SLI development efforts including distance coaching, multi-team and individual coaching, and other upcoming improvements to the SLI model. She is also a part of the Lay Mobilization Institute coaching team.
Her 30 years of Administrative and Leadership experience both in the Education field, and in many church opportunities including women’s ministry, worship team, pulpit supply, are valuable resources for her place on the SLI Lead Team.
She was also able to utilize her leadership skills in the position she held of Western Regional Leader representing the Upper Room to the 12 Western states with the Walk to Emmaus movement.
Ideal has a passion for sharing God’s special love for women, and has a speaking ministry where she has been the keynote speaker at retreats, conferences, and other Women’s Ministry events. That passion produced a book, I Am My Father’s Daughter, published in 2011.
Ideal is married to Les. They have one son, Kurt, and their granddaughter, Haddie is simply adorable!