When you meet April L. Packer, you’ll be empowered and uplifted by both her encouraging words, bright perspective on life and upbeat personality. She vibrantly exudes positive energy, passion and purpose, and her mission is to help other people reach their full potential and calling in life.

April is the founder of Flourishing Ministries, a resource and coaching service that boldly impacts the world through empowerment by education, revelation, and discovery of specific and diverse gifts of the individual. With a diverse background of experiences and a passion for cultivating others, April has helped people to flourish and succeed in their unique callings and purpose.

April is from a small town in Mississippi, born to Christian parents who taught her and her siblings to live by godly principles. She has worked and served in various leadership roles over the years from small groups leader, community leader and Bible teacher. She nurtured students in the classroom as a school teacher for over 15 years where she taught every age from kindergarten to high school. She has been at the helm of organizing and teaching a successful after school program and has mentored students from ages 8-18.

April has also served in various leadership roles such as an adjunct instructor teaching college students and the curriculum writer of a volunteer program. Her expertise has ranged from developing and organizing a student leadership program to training and mentoring adults as volunteers. She is a community servant, sowing her time and talents both at church and in the community. She is also a life-long learner with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and a Master of Science Degree in Speech Communication. She currently lives in Dallas, TX, where Flourishing Ministries is headquartered.