Persevering with Purpose

Is your life settling into a bit more normalcy? Summer vacations are over, gardening projects have come to a halt, the kids are back in school, or your nest is empty. You finally have time to think longer with less distractions so you can stay the course and persevere on God’s path as you write, speak and lead.

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Preparing our Hearts for Speak Up

As Christian communicators, what do we do when we want to succeed with writing and/or speaking? Don’t we want those speaking events and or writing contracts that are a part of our learning and personal goals with the Speak Up Conference? Yes, but at the same time we want to have a pure heart—one of peace that leaves a lovely fragrance wherever we represent our King of Kings.

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Growing Your Creativity

Would you like to be inspired? I’m honored to introduce you to one of our Speak Up faculty members who has dedicated her life to helping women find purpose, meaning, and freedom. Darlene Larson’s coaching, writing, and speaking ministry is called “Hearts with a Purpose” and today she’s giving us significant ideas about how to stimulate our creativity.

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The Power of Listening

My girlfriend, Susan, had been a handpicked gift from God to me. We met at church and bonded in a women’s Bible study.  In our church parking lot after our…

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Resurrecting a Writer

That’s worthless writing. You’ve got to be kidding me! You think you’re a writer? Ha! And on and on the verbal attacks hurl destructive words that stop a writer.  Do…

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