Archives for February 2013

Be Servant Leaders, Moms

On the heels of my upcoming release with Phil Hodges and Ken Blanchard, Lead Your Family Like Jesus, I decided to poll my Facebook and Twitter friends about all things family, parenting, and leadership. Here are their answers to “How can a mom show servant leadership in the home?” (By the way, the official Lead Your Family Like Jesus website is up and running! Check it out here.) “By example.” ~Marilyn Willson “By not complaining about the most mundane of tasks.” ~Michelle Strite Hortenberry {Read More}

My Writing Desk | Lisa Wingate

Where do I write? Among scraps of the past.  I think all writers do. As a writer, you eventually find that the people you create, the places you thought were plucked from the ether are not so misty and ethereal, after all. They’re really just a patchwork of people you’ve known and places you’ve been. They’re sewn together with a fine, glistening thread of imagination, stitched and fitted and nipped, turned this way and that, their textures and colors creating a quilt of {Read More}

Becoming a Woman of Influence

A few weeks ago two women whom I consider friends went to be with Jesus. I met both of them in 1994 at the Mt. Hermon Writers Conference. At the time I was a twenty-two-year-old mommy, pregnant with my third baby. For years I felt ashamed to be a teen mom; I’d worried I’d ruined my future. But the amazing people at Mt. Hermon were there to encourage me. They didn’t worry about where I’d been. Instead, they helped me {Read More}

Don’t Make These Parenting Mistakes

On the heels of my upcoming release with Phil Hodges and Ken Blanchard, Lead Your Family Like Jesus, I decided to poll my Facebook and Twitter friends about all things family, parenting, and leadership. Here are their answers to “What’s a parenting mistake you hope young parents don’t make with their kids?” (By the way, the official Lead Your Family Like Jesus website is up and running! Check it out here.) “Trying to be their best buddy and not teaching respect or discipline.” ~Donita {Read More}

When You Give Your Life Away

When is the last time you gave your life away? That moment when: * you knew what God was asking* you knew the cost* you questioned your sanity* you chose to follow God anyway This happened to me in 1999. * I knew God was asking me to help start Hope Pregnancy Center in Kalispell, Montana.* I knew it meant putting my writing on the shelf for a while.* I knew it meant homeschooling my kids would look different.* I didn’t {Read More}

Podcast for Living Inspired: Jim Weiss and Angela England

Check below to see if you won a copy of Angela’s book, Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) or a recording from Jim Weiss!  Listen to Jim’s Recording Here!   Connect with Jim at the Greathall Productions website. Order a copy of any of Jim Weiss’ stories  I was utterly amazed by Jim Weiss’s story telling abilities. –Amazon Customer Review Brett Mayo A special offer for listeners THIS WEEK ONLY! From Feb. 21 through Feb. 28, you can purchase any {Read More}

Moms, Make Every Day Count

On the heels of my upcoming release with Phil Hodges and Ken Blanchard, Lead Your Family Like Jesus, I decided to poll my Facebook and Twitter friends about all things family, parenting, and leadership. Here are their answers to “How can moms help make every day count?” (By the way, the official Lead Your Family Like Jesus website is up and running! Check it out here.) “Intentional living. Even if your intention is to use the rest of vacation to dig into algebra or {Read More}

Making Time for God

On the heels of my upcoming release with Phil Hodges and Ken Blanchard, Lead Your Family Like Jesus, I decided to poll my Facebook and Twitter friends about all things family, parenting, and leadership. Here are their answers to “In the business and busyness of life, how do you foster your personal relationship with God?” (By the way, the official Lead Your Family Like Jesus website is up and running! Check it out here.) “Keep a Bible by my bed, one by my desk, {Read More}

An Eternal Perspective to Parenting

On the heels of my upcoming release with Phil Hodges and Ken Blanchard, Lead Your Family Like Jesus, I decided to poll my Facebook and Twitter friends about all things family, parenting, and leadership. Here are their answers to “How did you parent your children with an end in mind (an eternal perspective)?” (By the way, the official Lead Your Family Like Jesus website is up and running! Check it out here.) “We had an accident and their brother died (fourteen months). They asked {Read More}

How to Encourage Your Husband to Lead

On the heels of my upcoming release with Phil Hodges and Ken Blanchard, Lead Your Family Like Jesus, I decided to poll my Facebook and Twitter friends about all things family, parenting, and leadership. Here are their answers to “How can you encourage your husband to lead?” (By the way, the official Lead Your Family Like Jesus website is up and running! Check it out here.) “Praise him for past efforts. Tell others (in his presence) what a great leader he is.” {Read More}

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