The Author

Barbra heart’s desire is to know Christ intimately and to be an instrument used by God, and stirring the same desire in others, with every beat of her heart. Her greatest aspiration and fulfillment is sharing the uncompromising truths of Scripture, to women of all ages, to not only know the Word of God intellectually, but experience it practically by the power of the Holy Spirit. Her calling is to encourage women to hunger for a closer walk with Jesus Christ. She wants women to know their needs and desires can only be gratified by a life totally abandoned to self and devoted to Him. My life’s verse is Acts 20:24: “However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus had given me, the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace.”

Barbra is the founder and CEO of Heart Expressions Ministries International, a faith-based ministry, devoted to reaching the heart of women one-beat at a time, to live lives expressing the heartbeat of God. She is co-founder of PG3 Ministry, President of Royal Ambassadors for Christ and traveled as a missionary to Senegal West Africa as a representative of (RAFC).  She is a Registered Nurse with over 35 years of nursing experience. She has BS in Human Services from the University of Detroit, and Master of Arts in Christian Education from Michigan Theological Seminary, now (Moody Theological Seminary-Michigan). Barbra is a Certified Biblical Counselor, adjunct professor with the Christian Research and Development

Barbra is the former host of her Barbra Gentry Pugh Show, now known as Heart Expressions with Barbra, providing a wide range of information to assist in bringing balance and wholeness of the body, mind and spirit as well as to introducing and supporting Christian business and professional women entrepreneurs. Barbra is a member of The Professional Woman Network, National Biblical Counseling Association (NBCA), and the Lydia Circle of Business and Professional Women. She is board member of Women Who Inspire a professional women organization, with a mission to inspire, mentor, and motivate of all ages. She is a Certified Biblical Counselor and Adjunct Instructor for Christian Research and Development, where she teaches classes that prepares students to confront themselves, resolve their own problems, and counsel others using the Bible as their textbook to change lives for God’s glory. 

Barbra’s presentation is delivered with grace, inspiration, relevancy and transparency.  She has an exceptional slant on the conditions of physical life, which correlates spiritual truth and the relevance of God in life situations embracing the mystery of truth and life in every beat of her heart.


Barbra is a featured author with The Professional Woman Network, founded by Linda Ellis Eastman and is a recipient of the PWN International Literary Award.

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