• The wind whispered light across the windshield, my thoughts wandering to the expansive fields outside my window. Beautiful country estates lined the...
    Walking With the Hurting Woman
    By Jo Ann Fore
    June 05th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • Who am I to lead these women?My Sunday-smile beaming, I stood in front of this sweet group of ladies with their hot coffee and their hope bright fo...
    5 Lies Women Leaders Tell
    By Jo Ann Fore
    June 12th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • There’s this woman, she changed my life, bettered me with her influence.We had this common bond, my friend who understood how hurts can interrupt...
    When Brokenness Motivates Us t...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    June 19th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • “What’s the worst that can really happen?” My friend Holley asked, coaching me through a time of transition. A time when it was difficult for ...
    Listen Like It Matters
    By Jo Ann Fore
    June 26th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • I will never, ever do that again.An early-age humiliation pressed the silent vow into the hidden places of my heart, kindled this defiance of authe...
    When You’re Afraid to Share ...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    July 10th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • “You keep calling me a leader but I’ve never considered myself a leader,” Sarah said. “I’ve often wondered who would follow me, what I have ...
    When Leaders Rise
    By Jo Ann Fore
    July 17th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • “It was when you shared your story with me that I found the courage to face mine.” She spoke it soft, the unconventional twenty-something I’d b...
    When the Real and Raw Brings H...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    July 31st, 2014

    Women Leading
  • A couple months ago I opened my DayTimer and found myself laughing aloud at the ridiculousness of the number of things I’d crammed into one thirty-d...
    Time Management Tips for the E...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    August 07th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • Our time together started out strong: these beautiful women who came enthusiastic for hope and eager for practical resources. We were a healthy mixtur...
    When Your Small Group Isn't Goi...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    August 14th, 2014

    Women Leading
  • Recently I sat in a conference packed with thirty-somethings, humbled by their meaningful lives. These beautiful women were allowing God to shape ...
    When God Uses Our Brokenness t...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    January 21st, 2015

    Women Leading
  • Given all the trauma I’ve experienced in my many travels to Africa, an inquisitive reporter once asked me, “Why do you keep going back?” It...
    I Am Every Woman
    By Kimberly Smith
    May 13th, 2015

    Women Leading
  • One day Jesus and his disciples were walking down the street and ran into a blind man. The disciples wanted to know why the man was blind. “Who...
    It's Their Fault, Not Mine
    By Jo Ann Fore
    June 17th, 2015

    Women Leading
  • If you think your past has disqualified you, take courage from the life of this Gentile widow.It is truly profound that Ruth's name appears in the roya...
    Ruth's Journey from Shame to Si...
    By J. Lee Grady
    June 24th, 2015

    Women Leading
  • One thing I learned along the way while speaking to women’s events for a number of years is that it’s natural to pray for yourself when you are pr...
    Pray More for Them than for Yo...
    By Cheri Fuller
    January 14th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Remember what it was like when you first got your license? All of my life I had been driven around. Taken to soccer practice, shuttled to the movies, ...
    Road Trips and Leadership
    By Kristan Dooley
    February 04th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • “My friends, don’t be surprised if the people of this world hate you.” 1 John 3:13 (CEV) A long time ago in a land far away there was a young ...
    Hated for Healing
    By Lori Kennedy
    February 25th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • March is Women's History Month, so for the next few weeks we will be hearing a lot about women inventors, humanitarians, entertainers and entrepreneu...
    12 Trail-Blazing Women You Sho...
    By J. Lee Grady
    March 02nd, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I love to be a part of conversations on the topic of leadership. I am a big fan of Andy Stanley's Leadership Podcast, which has been an invaluable reso...
    Let It Go
    By Shelley Hendrix
    March 10th, 2016

    Leading Well, Women Leading
  • Our 2016 theme in our LeadHer is Pray-Pare — a Christie-created word that means: to prepare our hearts in prayer before we proceed. Through this yea...
    3 Prayers for Women in Leaders...
    By Christie Love
    March 17th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I once sat across the table from an executive who basically told me he was the answer the sinking ship we both called our current place of employment....
    Leadership and Listening
    By Kristan Dooley
    April 07th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Early in my leadership, I struggled with balance. I  had this misconception that to be a good leader required me to say yes to every person and oppor...
    The Disappearing Candle
    By Christie Love
    April 14th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • This blog comes from Hannah Cameron, the International Director of LeadHer, and was first posted on their site. To find out more, visit www.leadher.o...
    Afraid of What He'll Find...

    Women Leading
  • “…I will restore to you the years the swarming locust has eaten…” Joel 2:25 (NKJV)   As I was going through my healing journey, the book t...
    Restore the Years
    By Lori Kennedy
    May 05th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • It has been written of Mother Teresa, “She obeyed more in form than in spirit.” I think that’s one way in which we can all identify with Moth...
    Fools for Christ
    By Kimberly Smith
    May 04th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I have met so many women who feel that they are called into ministry, yet they refuse to answer the call. What stops them? The imperfections that they...
    Imperfect Leadership
    By Christie Love
    May 12th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Jesus has a plan for us in the brokenness of others, but His plan will not be walked out in our strengths. It will be walked out in our weaknesses.  ...
    Sitting with the Broken
    By Kristan Dooley
    June 02nd, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I have had the privilege of working with many leaders over the years, and I have discovered an often-overlooked commonality among the most effective l...
    5 Keys to Difficult Conversati...
    By Christie Love
    June 16th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • The smell of the buttered-rum candle floats through the air. On my couch, the oversized pillows prop me sideways while the light tan throw and a ple...
    When Your Soul Cries Out for R...
    By Jo Ann Fore
    June 15th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • “Just as iron sharpens iron, friends sharpen the minds of each other.”Proverbs 27:17 (CEV)When you come up against a situation, from where do you ...
    Shelter with Iron
    By Lori Kennedy
    July 07th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Guest Post By Kristi Gaultiere/Photo of Kay WarrenLast week my friend Susan Baugh invited me to hear Kay Warren speak at Saddleback Church’s confer...
    Helping Women in Ministry
    By Bill Gaultiere
    July 06th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • It’s still a man’s world out there. Recent data again affirms that men in comparable positions and with similar expertise and experience are pai...
    What Would Happen If More Wome...
    By Bill Donahue
    July 27th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • I grew up learning the words of Jesus. Stuffed in the back, musty classrooms of our old church wing we pored through animated pages of Scripture promp...
    Leading in the Way of Jesus
    By Kristan Dooley
    August 04th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • It was President Harry Truman who once quipped, “Not all readers are leaders but all leaders are readers.” For leaders reading is not simply a hob...
    Ten (Nonfiction) Books that yo...
    By Christie Love
    August 11th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • This blog first appeared on LeadHer.org. Recently, I had a conversation with a person about LeadHer and our vision to challenge women to grow in thei...
    Why Women Matter
    By Christie Love
    August 18th, 2016

    Women Leading
  • Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. Philippians 2:15b-16a (NIV) We, as Christians, are calle...
    Shine
    By Lori Kennedy
    September 01st, 2016

    Women Leading
  • My daughter Kinsley often has greater insights into life and leadership than many adult leaders – including a certain leader I see in the mirror eve...
    Leadership Lessons From My Dau...
    By Bill Donahue
    August 31st, 2016

    Women Leading