We Are Free Indeed
Sojourner Truth used her God-given freedom to set others free—and we can too.
We Are Free Indeed

Powerhouse is not a word often used to describe women of the 19th century, but Sojourner Truth is not like most of our spiritual mothers. An itinerant preacher turned abolitionist, and an early voice in the fight for women’s rights, Truth poured out her life for the marginalized ...


Tell a Good Story When You Preach
How to teach in a way that connects, compels, and builds trust.
Tell a Good Story When You Preach

My stepsons come barging in the door after seeing a movie with their dad. They are laughing and talking and quoting lines from the movie as they scour the cupboards for snacks.

“How was the movie?”

“It was really good! So funny.”

Then I ask this question: ...


When Leadership Development Is a Bad Thing
I used to think I had to change to be a good leader. Now I see the strengths I had all along.
When Leadership Development Is a Bad Thing

“How do you know?”

I can’t tell you know many times that question has stopped me cold. As a highly intuitive and introverted person, my favorite way of knowing is through my intuition. I naturally collect information without conscious reasoning, synthesize it ...


The Sound of My Voice
Discover the value of your unique voice.
The Sound of My Voice

Have you ever winced as you heard your own voice played back on a voicemail or video? Upon hearing the playback most people lament, “Do I really sound like that? Is that really me?” We grow up hearing our voices one way, as they come to us internally, echoing through ...


How to Figure Out Your Calling
Amy Orr-Ewing says it takes a combination of being proactive and listening for God’s leading.
How to Figure Out Your Calling

I was 19 when I met Amy Orr-Ewing—the British speaker, writer, and evangelist that CT’s Katelyn Beaty deemed “among the most prominent apologists in the UK today” in a recent cover story. We were both students at Oxford University at the time, and we ...


How to Steward Your Ministry Well
What does it look like to invest in the resources God has entrusted to you?
How to Steward Your Ministry Well

Stewards are people who care for someone else’s property. They oversee, protect, and care for what is entrusted to them. That’s also the management responsibility of a leader. As people of faith, we are accountable as stewards on behalf of two different owners: (1) ...


When You Feel Like You Can Never Do Enough
How to follow a sacrificial Savior without losing yourself in ministry
When You Feel Like You Can Never Do Enough

If you are in ministry, you most likely have a strong desire to serve others. But where does it end? When have you served enough? Where are the limits?

It’s popular to talk about having healthy boundaries, but how do we know where to set them in ministry? Since we have ...


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