Finish Strong Day-By-Day
The start of your life journey doesn’t define you, and it will forever remain behind you. Our “finish” has yet to be written. Finishing strong begins with one good, God-centric next step. Start here: What do you want your “finish” to look like?
Cultivating Friendships & Female Allies
Listen to the nightly news, read just-released statistics, talk to a few friends––and you’ll hear over and over again the hard realities of mandated isolation, increased challenges in daily life, and mounting obstacles as working women navigate the lingering effects of this pandemic. Now more than ever we need to forge bonds of sisterhood with the women in our circles.
I still remember the first time I slipped out of my chair and stood at the head of a boardroom table. The women before me were leaders, mentors, and trailblazers in my profession. "They don't teach you how to do this in seminary," I thought to myself. I swallowed hard, hobbled through our hour-long agenda, and concluded the meeting. Since that day, I've experienced the same what-am-I-doing-here feeling a hundred times. You too? As leaders we seldom feel adequate—let alone courageous—as we survey our task. So how do we practice courageous leadership when we feel anything but courageous? Some of our best instruction can be found in the book of…
When I am Afraid I Will Buy a Bestseller
In my local Lifeway store I peruse the books turned front covers-out in the “Current Issues” section: Saving Freedom, Four Blood Moons, Harbinger, Epicenter, Implosion, Charismatic Chaos, Are We Living in the End Times, Unveiling the End Times, The End… On my way out I pass the “Bestsellers” section and see: What Are You Afraid Of? You’ll Get Through This, The Reason for My Hope, Whispers of Hope and about 14 versions of Jesus Calling and Calling and Calling…And it strikes me…there’s a connection here. Who wouldn’t read the current issues books and feel like they need these best-sellers on hope and overcoming fear? Families and relationships feel…