Last week, my friend Annie McGuire hosted me on her blog, Daily His Disciple, where I shared the barriers and blessings of biblical discipleship from a younger woman’s perspective (read article here). What a joy to have Annie here on my blog this week sharing the big sister’s perspective! Continue reading “Barriers and Blessings of Biblical Discipleship: A Big Sister’s Perspective”
If you hang around my Facebook page, you may know that I occasionally post videos in which I share thoughts on a particular topic. I’m not one who enjoys making or being in selfie videos, so know that if I post a video, it’s because I truly care about the message and feel compelled to speak it verbally rather than using my default method of written words.
A little over a week ago, I posted a video that sprang out of several offline conversations I’d had with women about one particular Christian nonfiction book.
This is a popular book. It’s selling really, really, really well.
I was familiar with this author’s work well before this book, and I can attest the author is well-spoken, intelligent, a phenomenal storyteller and has the motivator gift in spades.
The author also misapplies Scripture, misrepresents Christian principles and skews the Christian worldview to be more appeasing to the secular market. Continue reading “That time I called out false teaching in Christian publishing after reading a popular book”
These quotes put into memorable words what mentoring is really about, why mentoring is important and how it benefits both the mentor and mentee.
Whether you aspire to become a mentor or are in the fight already, let these words speak to you.
“One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.”
John C. Maxwell
A friend broke the news to me the other day. A group of women I care about who lead a ministry I care about have become divided. The group has split, resentfully. So many women find themselves caught between the two sides.
Those were hard words to hear. Heartbreaking.
I don’t want to see the good work God is doing be maligned by what amounts to personality conflicts and differences of opinion.
I wish I could say I have heard such a story only once in recent months. Sadly, I’ve heard it multiple times. Different groups, same story. The broken unity among Christian women seems to be everywhere.
The devil is at work, sisters. He has prowled, and he has devoured. The carnage lays beneath his dancing feet. Continue reading “We Have Forgotten We Are Sisters: Broken unity among believers”