Rising Up in Our Time
May10

Rising Up in Our Time

By Meighan Stone In a time of great need and challenge in our world, what is our responsibility as women of faith? Whether in a refugee camp or walking up the steps of Congress or down the street in your own city seeing need and injustice, this question must always be on our minds and hearts. Worshiping God and praying for those in our church small groups is not enough. God did not call us to live insular lives, of only Him and...

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Expert Status
May06

Expert Status

By Stevey-Wonderfu! Legters “God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” –2 Timothy 1:7 How does YOUR mind sound? If  you’re like me, you may occasionally struggle with the Impostor Syndrome, or what I would call the fraud factor imposed by the worst identity thief of all time. You think, “I can’t do XYZ because I’m not XYZ enough…” Here’s the solution: Don’t think of yourself as faking it,...

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Decision Making Made Easy
May04

Decision Making Made Easy

“Let God direct your steps.” -Proverbs 3:6 We make hundreds of decisions each day. Most of them are made mindlessly–turn left, eat an apple, don’t eat chocolate cake, hug your kid at school drop off (even though you know they will roll their eyes at you). But every once in a while we’re met by a decision that gives us pause; it makes us sit back and weigh its pros and cons, and it might even keep us up at...

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Leveraging Your Work for World Change
May03

Leveraging Your Work for World Change

By Autum Swain “The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.”  -Genesis 2:15 Our world today looks a lot different than it did when Adam and Eve were in the Garden of Eden; however, there are many parallels to how we should view our work today.  In the beginning, God called man and women to work. Jobs have since taken on a negative light for many of us.  But work was always intended to be...

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When All You’ve Got Are a Bunch of Lemons…
Apr28

When All You’ve Got Are a Bunch of Lemons…

“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” –Hebrews 4:16 By: Katie Brown, pbandjparenting.com Hello.  My name is Katie, and it has been 921 days since my last paycheck. The feelings of shame and hopelessness associated with involuntary unemployment are real and complex.  I quit my job at the direction of my doctor during my debilitating...

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No More Sitting On the Sidelines
Apr27

No More Sitting On the Sidelines

Here are three reasons The Rising conference is an experience you don’t want to miss… 1. It’s girl time, personified. The creative moments, heartfelt worship, and down-to-earth teachings from the incredible people who grace the stage will forge long lasting memories and impart Godly wisdom helping you and your friends to do life well together! So, if you haven’t already done so, go ahead and register yourself...

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