Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others but feel inadequate to the task? Or perhaps you believe the influence you could have is stifled by your everyday responsibilities. Well, believe it or not, you have incredible influence, and today you’ll learn how that’s true.
Author Bobi Ann Allen joins me on the 4:13 Podcast and shares that when you view your life through the lens of leadership, it turns the mundane into meaningful and the small into significant. She’ll help you see that you do have influence, and that influence is tied to your identity in Christ.
In case you missed it, this week Denise and I talked about being steadfast and immovable in our life as Christians. You can watch below – we hope it encourages your heart! Also, if you’d like to preorder a “Steadfast” bracelet, you can do that here.
Let’s face it- as women we are often overwhelmed, right? And if you’re a woman in ministry, life can feel even more overwhelming! Jennifer and Denise talked about ways to overcome those overwhelming feelings on FB Live today. If you missed it on the womensministry.net Facebook page, you can watch it here:
She greeted me when I walked into the cafeteria on Parents’ Day. Our oldest son was a freshman in college and this was the first time after dropping him off that we’d been back to visit. We’d met faculty, his resident director, and lots of his new friends. So when this woman greeted me, I asked, “Tell me who you are?”
She hesitated. I wondered if I should know her? I imagine she looked down and saw my white cane and realized I couldn’t see her, and that’s probably why she answered in a voice as warm and inviting as dark hot chocolate, “Oh, Ma’am. I’m nobody. I just clean tables.”
“You are not a nobody! You are not just a table cleaner!” I told her. “I’m Jennifer. What’s your name?” She laughed and told me. I thought to myself, “Nobody is a nobody!”
Nobody is just a table cleaner. Or just a mom. Or just a clerk or just a CPA or just a… anything!
I know her. You know her. She’s the woman who is pouring her life into others or a cause or a ministry. She’s the woman who brings light into this dark world.
She may be in prison ministry, or working at a homeless shelter, or leading a women’s ministry at her church or leading women across the globe in an online Bible study.
Women who serve others may do it in a million different ways, but they have one thing in common-