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How to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

Learn why putting in the effort with adult friendships is worth it, how to express goodness at work, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Why You Should Create an ‘Input Community’ To Be Your Personal Sounding Board

Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, discusses why she always includes a group of people for input on big life decisions, how she's learned to accept and discern ALL feedback, and who you should invite to be part of your own sounding board for big changes.

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Simple Ways to Spend More Intentional Time with God

Learn five simple steps for spending more intentional time with God, how to enjoy single life, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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‘Is that you, God?’—Discerning God’s voice for the big changes in life

Emma Sharma, Founder and Principal of Swallowtail Group and a 4word Board Member, shares how she has learned to truly wait and listen for God's purpose and plan for her life, even if God's leading takes months to make itself known.

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Mentorship’s Life-Giving Support Role When Things Get Tough

Learn how mentorship can provide life-giving support in difficult time, prayers for the New Year, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Make 2022 the Year You Lean Into Your Influence

Join 4word this year as we dive into the topic of discovering and leaning into your personal influence in order to bring others to Christ.

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Top Blogs for Professional Christian Women in 2021

Here are the top 10 blogs for professional Christian women from the 4word blog in 2021. See if your favorite made the list!

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Generosity Creates a Beautiful Life

Pam Pugh, co-founder of Women Doing Well and a founding board member of VertuAssets Foundation, shares what has shaped her views on generosity and why you should test yourself and see how faithful God is to fill your cup full to overflowing as you dive in to generosity.

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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

From all of us at 4word, we pray that you have a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. May Christ's light shine bright in 2022!

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‘We had to move forward with faith.’ – A Look Back on 2021 with 4word’s Founder

To close out an exciting year for 4word, our founder, Diane Paddison, returns with a letter of reflection, expectation, and awe at the grace and power of God and His will in 2021 and beyond.

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Workplace Changes for Working Mothers, Driven By 3 Female CEOs

Read what 3 female CEOs are doing to drive workplace changes for working mothers, an advent thought, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Why An American Express Executive Believes Goals AND Growth Should Be Your Focus in 2022

Lori Joe Brown, Sr. Manager within the Global Field Enablement Center of Excellence in Global Commercial Services at American Express, and 4word Board member, explains why she focuses on both goals and growth when planning out a new year.

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Keeping Women in the Workplace During the ‘Great Resignation’

Learn how companies can take action to keep women in the workplace, how to make space this Christmas, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Debunking the Myth of the ‘Right First Step’

Mara McNeill, President and CEO Toyota Financial Savings Bank, talks about how to free ourselves from the pressure of finding the perfect but elusive “Right First Step.”

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Hoping to Beat the Winter Blues This Year? Here Are Some Ideas

Discover a few options to help you beat the winter blues this year, what to hold onto this Christmas, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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A Focus on Gratitude Helped Mary Kay Ash Build a Global Brand

Author Jennifer Bickel Cook, retired Mary Kay executive, discusses her debut book, Pass It On: What I Learned from Mary Kay Ash, and shares nuggets of wisdom from one of the most successful women in recent history.

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Should Christians Avoid Consumerism?

Learn about what the Old Testament says about consumerism, financial literacy for entrepreneurs, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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God Has Used YOU To Change Lives This Year

4word founder Diane Paddison pens her annual "thank you" note for all that 4word has been blessed with this year.

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Is There Something You’d ‘Redesign’ In Your Work Week?

Read about what changes some women would like to make to their work weeks, healthy identity for kids, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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How Nike Company Culture Does Gratitude Well (And You Can Too)

Read how Nike company culture prioritizes expressing gratitude and appreciation to their employees, and how your company can too.

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