A phrase that gets thrown around a lot in the Christian circle is “let’s partner together.” Sometimes tasks and projects are too much for one person, church or organization. Since no one wants or has the time to reinvent the wheel, why not maximize on each other’s strengths and knowledge? But we all know, that is easier said than done. Continue Reading
Proverbs 31’s “wife of noble character” can seem quite intimidating. She does it all, has it all, and even “laugh at the days to come” (Prov. 31:25). Can anyone measure up to her accomplishments, her standard, her work ethic? As a wife, mother, and partner in a law firm, two verses stand out to me. First, “[s]he brings him good, Continue Reading
By Becky Turner Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. Proverbs 31:25 As a new believer in Christ in 1992, I walked in lots of strength but not much dignity. I cringe now as I remember some of my “conversations” with skeptics or those that I thought were not passionate enough about Christianity. Continue Reading
By Pam Gifford Recently, through a collaboration between two excellent organizations serving women of faith – 4word and Her Worth International – I was able to take a master class on the Wife of Noble Character, the Proverbs 31 woman, as it relates to designing a life of passion, purpose and profit in alignment with Scripture. It’s wonderful, invest in Continue Reading
By Tommy Lee This month, I want you to hear the voices of some of our female marketplace and ministry leaders within the Barnabas family. I’ve asked a handful of them to share reflections from Proverbs 31:10-31, how that applies to their life or how they have seen others exhibit this passage. As I read and reflect on this passage, Continue Reading
We know you'll love this conversation about women of faith in the marketplace between panelists Sonia Singh, Sally Wagenmaker, and Shonta Connelly from our February Gathering. Pop in your earbuds and take a listen!
I love the Old Testament, and as I have studied the life of Joseph and looked at how he responded to various situations in his life, one thing is evident: Joseph did what any of us would do if we knew that God was with us. The knowledge of God was Joseph's foundation. Joseph knew who God was; look at Continue Reading
J. Todd Peterson was drafted in 1993 by the NY Giants, leading to a 13-year career in the NFL where he also played for Seattle, Kansas City, San Francisco and Atlanta. He set a number of team records and two NFL records – one of which is since broken (most 40-plus-yard field goals in a season). He was named NFL Continue Reading