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You Have More Influence Than You Realize

Ever surveyed the different women in the Bible? There are quite a few. And whenever I study the women in Scripture, I’m reminded of pattern that emerges. In the lives of all the individual women, there is one theme running through the... Read More »

How NOT To Give In To Your Weakness

Can you think of the last time you gave in to something you know you shouldn’t have? What causes you to lose heart, give up on doing good, and give into temptation even when you know it is wrong? Consider Galatians 6:9: “Do not grow we... Read More »

What’s Keeping You from Using Your God-Given Influence?

There she was. Sitting on a beige sofa in the middle of my living room. Let’s call her Ashley. Ashley had grown up in the church and is still a faithful member. She even serves in the women’s ministry. She is a loving wife, mother, and ... Read More »

Who Is Influencing Your Life?

Who are the greatest influences in your life? Perhaps you have several—one influencer may excel professionally, another in raising children, another in hospitality and yet another in Bible knowledge. I am blessed to have a number of Bibli... Read More »

You = Woman of Influence

Last fall I got to lead a study on biblical womanhood with a fabulous group of student wives. As we looked at everything the Bible has to say about being a woman, a definite pattern emerged. In the lives of all the individual women we read ... Read More »

What Makes a "Great" Grandparent?

USA TODAY (9/5/14) featured a poll “What makes a ‘great’ grandparent?” 39% teaching/passing on values 36% not interfering with parental role 21% maintaining one’s health 17% not overindulging grandkids 7% embracing new technology ... Read More »

One Proud Mama Bear

If you are a follower of Christ, and God has not placed a child in your arms or your home, you are still called to mother. God hasn't short-changed you in the motherhood department. Read More »