Do you think of yourself as an expert? Maybe you should.
Find Your Voice
As ministry practitioners and nonprofit communicators, we are often called to sit with difficult stories of human suffering and injustice. Even though we are storytellers, not every story is for sharing. Our words are also meant for remembering, exploring, questioning, and hoping.
Parables have a way of getting around our defenses, short-circuiting our stereotypes, and making us think in new ways. In this episode, we’re looking at the role of parables in Jesus’ ministry, and how you can use stories to break through walls in your nonprofit’s messaging.
How do we get past that nagging feeling that we aren’t qualified or “ready” to do that thing we’re supposed to do?
How can moments of slow living create an island of peace in our daily lives? Jodi Grubbs is a slow living advocate and host of the Our Island in the City podcast. Here are some of the ways we can slow down and connect in the midst of our busy lives.
If you’ve ever wanted to start a podcast, this is for you. But not only podcasts, we’re talking about going where your audience is, the process of creating content, and how to get your message out to the world.
Brandy is a community writer for Hope*Writers, tasked with building community and keeping members on track.
Tom Lane is the apostolic senior pastor at Gateway Church and author of Tested and Approved: 21 Lessons for Life and Ministry
Sometimes a single word or phrase has the power to change the course of our lives, and “Chickening IN” is that word for JJ Gutierrez. This little twist on a familiar phrase launched JJ into a transformational journey from fear to faith.
How do you define success? Is it financial? Family? Creative or business achievements? Or does it have to do with
Doubt can be a dangerous dream-killer. But it can also be a gift.
If you’ve got a message of any kind, you’ll need to find some level of comfort stepping in front of the camera or speaking into a microphone. Tami’s been helping entrepreneurs voice their brands, and now she’s helping a generation build Empty Nest Empires.
My guest this week is KJ Ramsey, therapist and author of This Too Shall Last: Finding Grace When Suffering Lingers. Allowing ourselves to grieve the losses is human and healthy. It’s not a sign of a small faith, but an invitation to draw close to God, who loves us.
Chickening IN represents a lifestyle shift. It’s the transformation that takes place when we face our fear and confront it with the truth. In JJ’s case, a simple comment from her daughter was the catalyst for life-changing action.
Lament gives us a place to name our losses. To put words to our pain. Or groaning, or wailing – it’s all there.
What does it mean to live for an audience of one? Part two of my look at The Call by Os Guinness.
Matt Ham left a 10 year career in insurance sales to start YouPrint, a faith and personal development organization, and its nonprofit initiative called the Life Center. In this interview, Matt offers perspective on how we can thrive without striving.
The idea of calling is important to us because it affects our personal identity, humanness, and significance. In this episode we’ll look at Os Guinness’ book The Call, focusing on what calling is and what it means to be called.