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The Church’s Muddled Approach to Singles

Single working women in the church face pressures, anxieties, and possibilities that are endless. They have important stories to share with the church about God’s grace in the midst of conflicting and disempowering messages about stereotypical measurements of women’s success: beauty, … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Learned Since Quitting My Job

  Making decisions about your family and children is never easy. With so many options and possibilities, choosing the right one can seem overwhelming. For Sonya Crawford Bearson and her husband, the challenge wasn’t in making the choice for Sonya to stay … Continue reading

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Success OR Significance: Can’t Have Both?

Pam Parish knew about living a quiet, successful life with her small but happy family. Then, she listened to God’s call to work for a church where Pam began to learn about living a life of significance. As God worked … Continue reading

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My Plan Got Scrapped

We often speak with women who tell us that life took an unexpected turn and is now much different than they imagined. Today, we are speaking with Kelly McDermott, whose career has had some unexpected twists and turns. Through it … Continue reading

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Tragedy In a New Land

It’s a humbling experience to rely on others for your basic needs, especially for us go-getter personality types. This is the situation in which Laura Hewett now finds herself. She moved to Germany in 2013 with dreams and plans of how God … Continue reading

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Uncover Art in All You Do

When you think of art, what comes to mind? Paintings and sculptures? Music? Author Emily Freeman is challenging you to look beyond that. In her book A Million Little Ways, Emily presents readers with the idea that their life is … Continue reading

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Life’s Only As Crazy As You Make It

If juggling a demanding career, nurturing a family, managing a home and keeping a vibrant faith aren’t enough to fill each day, add the challenge of being married to an Olympic champion. We watched David Wise take home the gold medal … Continue reading

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THE Best Boost Up the Corporate Ladder? Mentorship.

  Ask any professional and they will tell you that C-suite titles aren’t just given out. They have to be earned. Ask anyone who holds or has held one of those coveted positions and they will tell you their success … Continue reading

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Want a Promotion? LinkedIn Says “Get a Mentor”

At 4word, we believe that one of the best investments you can make in yourself and your career comes through a mentoring relationship. As you are navigating and evaluating life and career goals, the advice and guidance of someone who … Continue reading

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How to Mind Your Own (Family) Business

Working wives and moms have enough on their plates. As all of us can attest to, balancing family, faith, and our careers is hard work that takes constant effort. What happens when you blend family and career together? We asked … Continue reading

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