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Three Reasons You Don’t Collaborate and How To Get Over It

Recently, I polled some of my readers about collaborations.  Many of them use collaborations regularly, but some of them never have.  I asked that second group why and then boiled their responses down to these three reasons: Not sure they ... Read more

Your Leadership Identity in Christ

Have you ever given thought to your identity in Christ? It’s something I have heard a lot about over the years and wrestled with on a personal level.  Recently, my pastor spoke on our identity in Christ, and it really ... Read more

When Plans Don’t Go As Planned

This is half of a two-part series with my friend Emily Beard from Joyfully Simple Living. In this post, Emily shares some practical advice on what to do when your plans go awry. When you finish reading, you can head ... Read more

Sharing Your Message When People Doubt You

Think about the most amazing, exciting thing that has ever happened to you.   Got it in your head?  Now … think about your conversations around the time it happened. I bet you worked that exciting thing into every conversation you ... Read more

How to Run Your Small Group Ministry Online

One of the marks of a healthy, growing church is a strong small group Bible study ministry. These small groups build relationships that support the other work of the church and develop mature believers who can confidently handle the Word ... Read more

How to Be A Podcast Guest

Podcasting is the hottest thing on the block.  While it has been around for more than a dozen years, it seems to have exploded in the last couple of years as services like Anchor have made it easier than ever ... Read more

What I Learned from Launching A Podcast

When my business coach first told me I needed to start a podcast, I thought I’d rather poke my eyes out with a hot needle. I was very familiar with the podcasting world.  At that point, I had been a ... Read more

My Favorites from the Amazon 3-for-2 Book Sale!

Note:  The 3-for-2 deal in this post has expired, but most of these books are still on sale.  Check them out, along with other deals in the Amazon Prime Day sales. You’ve been waiting for it an it’s finally here!  ... Read more

Five Steps to Feel More Well-Rested

I’m happy to welcome Tracie Johnson to the blog with some tips for being more well-rested. And who doesn’t need more rest these days? Only a few people in the world are able to fall asleep right after their heads ... Read more

Simplify Your Systems With Spreadsheet Templates

Web platforms, browser extensions, apps, and desktop software—there is no shortage of helpful tools for today’s business and ministry leaders. While these tools can be total game-changers for you and your organization, they can also be challenging to learn. This ... Read more

Best New Books for Christian Women Leaders in 2021

One good thing about being locked in my house for months is that I made a good dent in my “To Be Read” book pile in 2020.  It was a great book year, and 2021 is shaping up to be ... Read more

3 Tips For Choosing Your 2021 Planner

Have you found your 2021 Planner yet? If you’re like me, getting your planner set up for the next year can be exciting, but at the same time it can also be daunting. Browsing through endless types of planners can ... Read more

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