• “Just as iron sharpens iron, friends sharpen the minds of each other.”  Proverbs 27:17 (CEV) When you come up against a situation, from where d...
    Shelter With Iron
    By Lori Kennedy
    August 31st, 2017

    Women Leading
  • “The day for building your walls will come, the day for extending your boundaries.” Micah 7:11 (NIV) “God grant me the serenity to accept the ...
    Serenity
    By Lori Kennedy
    June 29th, 2017

    Women Leading
  • “No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful.  Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have bee...
    God's Discipline
    By Lori Kennedy
    May 11th, 2017

    Women Leading
  • “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (N...
    Shake It Out
    By Lori Kennedy
    March 02nd, 2017

    Women Leading
  • My husband, Stephen, uses this phrase at times, "He threw his sucker in the dirt..." The first time he used it, I had to ask him to clarify what he mean...
    Sucker in the Dirt
    By Shelley Hendrix
    February 02nd, 2017

    Leading Well, Women Leading
  • As we all settle into another new year, I want to challenge you to go through 2017 with motivation to chase the call that God has put on your life. S...
    Chase the Call
    By Christie Love
    January 19th, 2017

    Women Leading
  • “Sing to the Lord a new song” Psalm 96:1a (NIV) God knows I’m a 2x4 kind of girl.  I also tend to see God in coincidence.  I love it when God...
    Do Do Do Something New New New
    By Lori Kennedy
    January 05th, 2017

    Women Leading
  • Written by Holly Madden, LeadHer Local Director “When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, ‘Let us go ov...
    If You Feel Forgotten

    Women Leading
  • There is a great story tucked away in the third chapter of 2 Kings. In this fascinating chapter, we find the three kings of Israel joining forces to f...
    Leadership and Ditches
    By Kristan Dooley
    December 08th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • This month our LeadHer Local chapters have been talking about the topic “Prayers from the Pit.” We have looked at the life of Daniel and his willi...
    Risky Prayers
    By Christie Love
    November 17th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • “Little children, make sure no one deceives you. The person who practices righteousness is righteous, in the same way that Jesus is righteous.” 1 ...
    Practicing Good Boundaries
    By Lori Kennedy
    November 03rd, 2016

    Women Leading
  •  A few weeks ago, I was sitting at a local coffee shop when I overheard a pair of women at the table next to me talking. I couldn’t help but notice...
    Emotional Prayers
    By Christie Love
    October 20th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • My dad is a college basketball coach. Growing up he would always use memorable motivational phrases to encourage me to make wise choices or to impart ...
    The Five P's
    By Christie Love
    October 13th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Jesus has a plan for us in the brokenness of others, but His plan is not to be played out in our strengths.  Our weakness keeps it about Jesus. It ke...
    When Weak is Really Strong
    By Kristan Dooley
    October 06th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Last month I shared a post talking about the importance of reading for leaders as well as ten of my favorite nonfiction titles that have shaped my lif...
    Fiction Books for Leaders
    By Christie Love
    September 15th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • My daughter Kinsley often has greater insights into life and leadership than many adult leaders – including a certain leader I see in the mirror eve...
    Leadership Lessons From My Dau...
    By Bill Donahue
    August 31st, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. Philippians 2:15b-16a (NIV) We, as Christians, are calle...
    Shine
    By Lori Kennedy
    September 01st, 2016

    Women Leading
  • This blog first appeared on LeadHer.org. Recently, I had a conversation with a person about LeadHer and our vision to challenge women to grow in thei...
    Why Women Matter
    By Christie Love
    August 18th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • It was President Harry Truman who once quipped, “Not all readers are leaders but all leaders are readers.” For leaders reading is not simply a hob...
    Ten (Nonfiction) Books that yo...
    By Christie Love
    August 11th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I grew up learning the words of Jesus. Stuffed in the back, musty classrooms of our old church wing we pored through animated pages of Scripture promp...
    Leading in the Way of Jesus
    By Kristan Dooley
    August 04th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • It’s still a man’s world out there. Recent data again affirms that men in comparable positions and with similar expertise and experience are pai...
    What Would Happen If More Wome...
    By Bill Donahue
    July 27th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Guest Post By Kristi Gaultiere/Photo of Kay WarrenLast week my friend Susan Baugh invited me to hear Kay Warren speak at Saddleback Church’s confer...
    Helping Women in Ministry
    By Bill Gaultiere
    July 06th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • “Just as iron sharpens iron, friends sharpen the minds of each other.”Proverbs 27:17 (CEV)When you come up against a situation, from where do you ...
    Shelter with Iron
    By Lori Kennedy
    July 07th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • The smell of the buttered-rum candle floats through the air. On my couch, the oversized pillows prop me sideways while the light tan throw and a ple...
    When Your Soul Cries Out for R...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    June 15th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I have had the privilege of working with many leaders over the years, and I have discovered an often-overlooked commonality among the most effective l...
    5 Keys to Difficult Conversati...
    By Christie Love
    June 16th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Jesus has a plan for us in the brokenness of others, but His plan will not be walked out in our strengths. It will be walked out in our weaknesses.  ...
    Sitting with the Broken
    By Kristan Dooley
    June 02nd, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I have met so many women who feel that they are called into ministry, yet they refuse to answer the call. What stops them? The imperfections that they...
    Imperfect Leadership
    By Christie Love
    May 12th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • It has been written of Mother Teresa, “She obeyed more in form than in spirit.” I think that’s one way in which we can all identify with Moth...
    Fools for Christ
    By Kimberly Smith
    May 04th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • “…I will restore to you the years the swarming locust has eaten…” Joel 2:25 (NKJV)   As I was going through my healing journey, the book t...
    Restore the Years
    By Lori Kennedy
    May 05th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • This blog comes from Hannah Cameron, the International Director of LeadHer, and was first posted on their site. To find out more, visit www.leadher.o...
    Afraid of What He'll Find...

    Women Leading
  • Early in my leadership, I struggled with balance. I  had this misconception that to be a good leader required me to say yes to every person and oppor...
    The Disappearing Candle
    By Christie Love
    April 14th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I once sat across the table from an executive who basically told me he was the answer the sinking ship we both called our current place of employment....
    Leadership and Listening
    By Kristan Dooley
    April 07th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Our 2016 theme in our LeadHer is Pray-Pare — a Christie-created word that means: to prepare our hearts in prayer before we proceed. Through this yea...
    3 Prayers for Women in Leaders...
    By Christie Love
    March 17th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I love to be a part of conversations on the topic of leadership. I am a big fan of Andy Stanley's Leadership Podcast, which has been an invaluable reso...
    Let It Go
    By Shelley Hendrix
    March 10th, 2016

    Leading Well, Women Leading
  • March is Women's History Month, so for the next few weeks we will be hearing a lot about women inventors, humanitarians, entertainers and entrepreneu...
    12 Trail-Blazing Women You Sho...
    By J. Lee Grady
    March 02nd, 2016

    Women Leading
  • “My friends, don’t be surprised if the people of this world hate you.” 1 John 3:13 (CEV) A long time ago in a land far away there was a young ...
    Hated for Healing
    By Lori Kennedy
    February 25th, 2016

    Women Leading