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Debby's book, DON'T PANIC is now available through, click on the book to order!

DON'T PANIC is Debby's personal story of love, loss, grief, joy, and her journey to finally finding TRUE REST. Through sharing her uttermost secrets and struggles, Debby grabs the hand of her reader and takes them on an adventure from the sacred halls of Oral Roberts University, to a life in the Playboy Mansion, and ultimately caring for the physically and mentally challenged. It will astound with details of her experiences in Hollywood and Beverly Hills, yet touch your heart in ways you never imagined.

Designed as a Faith based inspirational book to attaining the secret of TRUE REST, Debby guides her readers to take moments at the end of every chapter to reflect how their story can parallel hers. 

DON'T PANIC is designed as a

personal guide and journal to inner peace and rest.



Debby Keener is an inspirational speaker, author, family counselor, Grammy nominated composer, and recording artist. She is the mother of three daughters: Christina, Hilly, and Alexandra.

Debby earned a Master's Degree in Theology/Christian Counseling from the Kaleo Institute. She is the recipient of three Angel Awards through EIM (Excellence In Media) and is recognized by the NAPW (National Association of Professional Women).

She toured with the Chrysler Roadshow The Spurrlows, and then received a music scholarship from Oral Roberts University (ORU) to join the World Action Television Singers.

She has appeared in numerous national television commercials, and performed with many headliners in Las Vegas, including The Doodletown Pipers, and Dick Haymes & Company. 

Debby married Dino Kartsonakis then developed the Evangelistic Music Ministry duo 'Dino & Debby'. Together, for seven years, they appeared on TBN, CBN, and on numerous other networks with their unique style of contemporary Christian music. After their divorce, she became Mrs. Debby Hefner and was blessed with the birth of her disabled daughter. The brief marriage ended and Debby became a single mother, until marrying Emmy Award winning writer, Ken Estin.

Sharing her love of Christ, she has toured internationally to Calcutta, India, South America, Europe, Bulgaria, and Israel.

As an inspirational speaker, Debby compels her listeners to discover the secret of true rest. She does this by sharing her own captivating personal story of emotional wounds and past traumas; a journey that is completely riveting from the sacred halls of Oral Roberts University to life in the Playboy Mansion. Her powerful story draws you into a fascinating world of incredible highs and devastating lows. 

Her tales of life in Hollywood and Beverly Hills will astound you, but what will draw you in is her genuine heart and love for her Lord. 

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"Debby is a world class speaker, author, and communicator. Her love shines through her eyes, and you can hear the joy of the Lord through every word she speaks. Debby shares her wealth of knowledge in a way that relates to every age group. I would highly recommend her as a speaker for any event. Churches worldwide will benefit from hearing her wisdom, and learning how to find


Kirsten Hart

TV Host of Zola Levitt Presents

"Deborah Keener is a faithful witness and a tried and true disciple of Jesus. In fact, we've known her for a long time and consider her to be a sort of 'Ruth' to my wife Shirley's 'Naomi'. Yes, it's a true story of redemption, grace, and provision.

I think you'll love her book." 

Pat Boone 

Singer, Composer, Actor, Writer ,Television Personality

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Debby is available to speak for churches, women's events, and conferences. For bookings, please fill out the contact form, or feel free to contact her by email.

Her newest book, DON'T PANIC is now available on


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