“We’re only here for a limited time. We need to serve God with that time.” As Mary reflected on the last few years of her life, an overarching theme emerged: intentional influence through obedience. ...

A woman traveling in a foreign country partners with the Holy Spirit and invites someone to learn about Jesus. In her current season of life, Susan planned a trip to visit her college age daughter who was studying abroad for a semester. For...

An older widow serves the Lord with her heart, soul and mind. Guydana, a widow who is more than seventy years old, is now living alone after having raised four children who are scattered all over the country....

Over the past several years, Chris and Kelly each found themselves in a new season of life. With children in high school and beyond, these two women were looking to invest their time in the lives of others....

At the suggestion of a friend, I recently read StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath. This short book emphasizes how much time we spend trying to improve our weaknesses rather than building on our strengths. Think about it. ...

It’s funny that I am writing about partnering today because after the last hour in my home, my behavior has been anything but partnering. Real, yes, but partnering? Not even close. I will get back to that later....

Call me a slow learner; I don’t process new ideas quickly. It takes a while for things to sink in and take root. So even though I sat through seven weeks of powerful in-depth teaching on Ezer last fall, the impact on my thinking and...

I have a lot to learn about being an Ezer. God has recently given me clarity about an area I was not lending strength....

When I think of the challenges of being an ezer, the Holy Spirit has shown me that my attitude in certain relationships is completely rebellious to His calling and design. These are the relationships that leave me with feelings of anger, frustration and entitlement....