Our community group recently finished sharing life stories. The process is challenging as we seek to be transparent—to focus less on what has happened to us and more on where God has been moving and drawing us to Himself....

Think of your BFF, your closest girlfriend who knows everything about you. Then think of women who are especially dear to you, whose friendship holds a special place in your heart. Finally, think of all the other women who’ve touched your life in some way,...

How can one meaningfully come alongside those who don’t have access to healthy food and are undernourished? Would you be surprised to learn that in 2013 an answer could be gleaning?...

Owning another’s cause. This is the essence of partnering. The giving of oneself, sacrificially and through relationship, to promote and support the dreams, goals, and causes of someone else....

If your church no longer existed, would it be missed? Phrased another way,“Is your church essential in the community?” Is the body of believers that make up the local church so involved, so essential in the community that for them to leave would be a...

A woman struggles with spending too much money. She is an out-of-control shopaholic and it is wrecking her family’s financial health as she keeps going deeper and deeper in to consumer debt. Her husband has asked her to stop spending many times but...

Picture partnering as a dance. When you dance with a partner the old fashioned way, you are both moving together. The strength in the dance is that each of you has a different view and perspective....

Anna likes her in-laws, she really does. But the thought of this first Christmas away from her parents’ house and their treasured traditions is more than she can stand to think about sometimes....

Diane, a woman with responsibility in her workplace, was working on a project that required approval from her boss, Mark. Each step along the way, Mark had given his approval. Diane was busy and procrastinated sending Mark the final portion for his review....

Partnering assists another in advancing a mutual cause. Women were created with a unique ability to come alongside others and help carry their burdens. We can also further the cause of another by contributing strength, support and assistance....

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....