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Easy Steps to Improve Your Blog 

By Susan Call

By Susan Call Have you felt that unmistakable nudge to write? If you’re like most people when you realize that there’s a blog in your spirit – suddenly your excitement…

A Speaker’s Guide to Godly (Not Pushy) Networking

By Shannon Popkin

A Speaker’s Guide to Godly (Not Pushy) Networking By: Shannon Popkin Once, after I spoke at a women’s event, a woman came up afterward very anxious to speak with me.…

3 Tips for Leaders Who Are Made Like Martha

By Katie Reid

3 Tips for Leaders Who Are Made Like Martha By Katie M. Reid Do you find deep satisfaction from checking items off your to-do list? Is it hard for you…

Trusting Your Call. Trusting Your Caller.

By Robyn Dykstra

How do you trust God with your call to ministry when your ministry isn’t manifesting like you thought it would? I mean … you heard the call. You said yes.…

Branding 1-2-3

By Suzanne Brooks Kuhn

By Suzanne Brooks Kuhn Have you found yourself asking questions about branding? It’s to be expected. I coach and teach on the topic of branding, and I’m often grilled with…

Praying Through

By Donna Fagerstrom

Call to me and I will answer you. I’ll tell you marvelous and wondrous things that you could never figure out on your own. Jeremiah 33:3 MSG As a young child,…

5 Truths about Self Care

By Brenda Yoder

By Brenda L. Yoder, LMHC “I’m not doing well” I told my husband in the middle of a heavy speaking season two years ago. Probably like you, it takes a…

The Other Side of Your Yes

By Carol Ensminger

I was reading online the other day that there are over ONE MILLION books published every year. I know this number shouldn’t surprise me, but it does.  It always amazes…

What’s Next?

By Carol Kent

The 2018 Speak Up Conference is over—and the faculty tells me every year that I say, “It was the best Speak Up ever!” But it was! At every turn there…

Dream Big

By Carol Ensminger

Wasn’t the Speak Up Conference amazing? How did God change you during the conference? Is He asking you to step forward in a new way? No matter what your take-a-way…

Reasons to Attend Speak Up

By Carol Ensminger

Perhaps you’ve asked yourself, “What makes Speak Up Conference unique? Why would I attend this writers’ and speakers’ conference?” Top Ten Reasons to Attend Speak Up Conference We offer two…