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I know first hand how it feels to be lost in depression for years, trapped in my house with panic attacks, tormented by memories of past traumas, and prisoner of an eating disorder. I know what it is like to have a horrible marriage, to feel unloved and unwanted, and the shame of turning to another man for comfort. I know what it is like to want to please and live for God, but be unable to fulfill God’s call on my life because of hidden sin, guilt and shame. But I also know what it is like to be free. Now I help Christian women gain self-control over their emotions and actions so they can fulfill God’s purpose for their lives. Let me share my story with you.

Why Life Patterns Ministry?


Instead of depression and anxiety, experience RIGHTEOUSNESS, PEACE & JOY in the Holy Spirit (Romans 14:17)


Find out where your compulsive behavior began, and heal the trauma at the source. (You can’t heal a wound by saying it’s not there! Jeremiah 6:14)


Unmet needs cause stress. Find out what your specific God-given needs are and how to meet them. (Phil 4:12)


You were uniquely designed by God for a specific purpose. Find out more about how He made YOU. (Psalm 139:13)

Temperament Therapy

uses 2 tools to simply and clearly help you reduce the majority of stress in your life.
  • a Temperament Analysis Profile, which has a proven accuracy of 95.7%, and
  • Temperament Therapy, which has a 93% success rate,

These show you exactly how God designed you to fulfill His call on your life, and how to meet your God-instilled, inborn needs in a balanced and godly way. When your needs aren’t met, you live in stress, are easily exhausted. However, when your needs are met, you are energized and easily walk in your temperament strengths.

Most stress comes from trying to live in a way that is contrary to your Temperament. Find out how God made you, so you can finally live out your calling in peace and joy.

Life Patterns Therapy

I also use Life Patterns Therapy to show you why are you are repeating the same cycle over and over, where it originated, how to eliminate it, and how to be free to choose new and healthy decisions.

Part of this process includes helping you heal painful memories so you can release the emotions that are holding them in place. I help you move past your fear of painful emotions that is causing you so much stress so you can be free to obey God in every area of your life.

Jesus Text Me

Jesus Text Me is a free service that sends you 3 daily messages from Jesus via text, email or app. The messages are in every day language, and you can click through to read the 10 verses associated with the message. You can also add a Celebrate Recovery 12 Step reminder every morning. In addition, you can create your own private messages to send yourself special scriptures, or reminders of “aha” moments, all to help you be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

CRAZIFIED to Glorified Series

The CRAZIFIED to GLORIFIED! Series Access this series of ebooks designed to eliminate the sources of overwhelming stress in your life so you can break free from destructive desires and habits. Get the 1st book in the series when you join this membership site for FREE.

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It was God’s providence that guided me to ”happen” to find Penny. During our first session, Penny showed me, and I began to realize, that God made me the way I am for a purpose and that I wasn’t this broken and defective failure I believed I was. I had allowed the enemy to steal many things and began believing all his lies. After that first session, I had a hope that I hadn’t felt in a long time. Penny has truly been a Godsend. JP

July 31, 2017

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I enjoyed my time of learning about myself in a new way that God made me unique and special instead of flawed to be fixed. My anxiety level dramatically dropped after one session. SH

July 31, 2017

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The Temperament Therapy was 100% accurate and very helpful in determining my weaknesses and strengths. Thank you to Penny and her amazing ability to counsel through the anointing of God. SE

July 31, 2017

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“I LOVE Crazified!  Reading this morning, this is pure God stuff distilled into a great readable form. I am thinking of so many friends and folks who need to read this! Love how God is using you.  And it is really helping me, I am so finding myself in that trap of falling back to eating habits over and over, less guilt and obsession but want to keep doing better and add the spinning plate of exercise…self control via the Holy Spirit… to stop adding so much onto my day that I can’t do the things I must do for my own health.” SB

July 31, 2017

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This mini book is so powerful! It reminded me why i continue to give into my fears and fall into the same negative patterns again and again. It also gave me hope that i can see lasting change and fruit in my life, with practical tools to get me there. The scriptures at the end are particularly helpful! MW

July 31, 2017

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Crazified was all me! I was an obsessive worrier. I did not know how to get off my cycle. The wisdom in scripture, and discovering “my lie” that I believed helped me to change the way I thought. Her ABC’s and But God Says are great also.  SH

July 31, 2017

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The Temperament Analysis Profile has made a big difference in my relationship with my mother. We both learned about each other’s temperament, and found out things we didn’t know about each other. We never knew that we both want to be hugged, because neither of us would let the other person know, so our needs were not being met. Now we are not hesitant to offer each other a hug, knowing that it will be received gratefully. It has helped both of us to feel more loved. JG

July 31, 2017

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I was separated from my husband after finding out about his infidelity. It was my 2nd marriage with infidelity and I was devastated but I very much loved Christ and had a strong desire to please my Lord. Out of all the help I had received, endless conversations with friends, help from seasoned couples at my church, it was Penny Haynes that God used in a mighty way. In one session, she helped me to see that I was stuck in Gethsemane and needed to leave there and make my journey to the cross, to share in my Lord’s suffering of betrayal and to move into forgiveness by dying on the cross to unforgiveness. This was so profound of a concept in my journey and came at the perfect place in time. I had been praying for clarity and she was able to help move my heart and my feet in the right direction… Into the arms of my sweet and gracious Lord. PS

July 31, 2017

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“I started attending a ladies’ step study through Celebrate Recovery that Penny was facilitating and went on to do another study with her as the facilitator and eventually my sponsor. From day one, she helped create an atmosphere of unconditional love and acceptance for me and every lady attending. I shared things I hadn’t shared before, and found myself able by God’s grace and the help of Penny and the other ladies in the group to obey God in several key areas of my life. As the weeks went on, I got more and more excited about attending the group and found myself less depressed and no longer isolating at home. I got much closer to God and developed several friendships.

Penny is extremely gifted, intuitive and loving. She offered such brilliant insights to me and others as I witnessed her in groups. She clearly loves people, loves what she does and is willing to lay her life down for the people in her life. She remains humble by always working on herself and being transparent about her continued spiritual and emotional growth and flaws. I never felt I was in my healing/recovery journey alone or that Penny was just a leader looking down from above.

Since my time with Penny in those groups I have been able to put into practice many of the things Penny taught me, with God’s help, and have continued to stay for the most part on the path of recovery.”  MW

July 31, 2017

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I’ve known Penny since 1998, when I first attended World Harvest Church where she was involved in ministry. I attended several groups that she has led; i.e., Singles Ministry, Celebrate Recovery Small Group, Large Group, one on one bible study, and one on one ministry.

Penny is always available, she will fit you into her schedule within a day or two, no questions asked.  She listens to you and always counsels you based on the Holy Spirit’s leading and the Word of God.  Penny has spoken things into my life that was confirmation of what the spirit had already revealed to me. I completely trust her.    She always did this from the heart and not for any monetary gain. I could go to her with things most any Counselor, Christian or otherwise, would be shocked about and she always just led right into the conversation as if it were all normal… that is important when you feel you are broken and unworthy. I can definitely testify that counsel from her,  on numerous occasions,  has led to much-translated positivity in my life.” SE

July 31, 2017

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Penny understands me, both as a client and as a person.  I feel comfortable expressing myself with her, and felt an immediate relief from many of the issues I brought to her.  I felt heard and validated.  LT

August 6, 2017

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Reading Penny Haynes' writings on codependency and ungodly responses to pain has helped me to go deeper in my healing from codependency and from verbal, financial and abandonment abuse.  It's one thing to do a surface study of these issues, and another to dig deep and look for what is the source of pain, and figure out how to let God bring healing in.

When I heard her speak at our Celebrate Recovery, I knew instantly that we were talking about healing on a much deeper level.  I get so many paradigm shifts when I read her writing or hear her speak -- it is just truth being brought to the light.

I urge anyone who is able to read her blogs and website to dig in and do the work. And if you are blessed to live close enough or skype with her in a study, you will not be disappointed.  It hurts, but it hurts good. SB

August 8, 2017

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Penny truly has a gift to understand my God-given personality and help me where I struggle. She encourages me to continue in the healing process that God wants for my personal healing and freedom. She assessed my temperament right away and I have already realized why I have the patterns I do.  Now there is a reason to change the behaviors that have been holding me captive so long. CM

August 9, 2017

About Penny Haynes, Licensed Pastoral Counselor


Life Patterns MinistryLicensed Pastoral Counselor through the National Christian Counselors Association.

Co-Founder of RPM Ministries, Inc., a 501(c)3 that is the parent of:

Ministry House, which is a church for people in recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups including issues like depression, anger, eating disorders, substance abuse, codependency, etc.  I co-pastor the church with my husband, Ronnie, sharing the responsibilities of teaching, preaching and leading.  I also lead Praise & Worship.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christian 12-Step program based on the Beatitudes, which is Ministry House’s main ministry.  We have large group and share group meetings, and offer 9 month men’s and women’s Step Study groups as well.

– Good Shepherd Recovery House  is a 9 – 12 month men’s regeneration program for substance abuse in Jasper, GA opened by RPM Ministries.  I serve as administrator and a counselor, and my husband is the Executive Director.

Koinonia Communities is my non-profit dedicated to providing emergency, temporary and permanent housing, ministry and training for the homeless. This is my dream, my long term goal. Our hope is that Koinonia will join Good Shepherd on their 36 acres in 2019.

I am a founding member of Bethesda Community Clinic, a low-cost Christ-centered non-profit medical clinic in Cherokee County, GA for the uninsured and low income.

I served on staff as Media Director for World Harvest Church in Ball Ground, GA (the church is no longer active).  I directed, edited and produced the church’s television show.  I also served in various leadership and pastoral positions. I was licensed as a minister there in the late 1990’s.  World Harvest Church References

My husband and I also authored the 13 week discipleship curriculum, Firm Foundation.

Education & Certification

Furman University – Bachelor of Arts in Religion

Teamwork Bible College – Bible College Graduate

NCCA (National Christian Counselors Association) – Licensed Pastoral Counselor training and accreditation

Dr. John Mauldin – Life Patterns Coach Certification training

Team Jesus Ministries – Renewed Ministerial License in 2012.