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working-women-of-the-bibleSummer is finally here! Get ready for backyard BBQs, Saturdays on the lake, and trips to your favorite beach with items from the 4word online store. Check out Working Women of the Bible and the NEW Companion Working Women of the Bible Study Guide. This summer is the perfect opportunity to dive into these two incredible books! Don’t forget to check out all of the other one-of-a-kind products from 4word’s Purchase with Purpose partners and 4word books.




What You Missed


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R-E-S-P-E-C-T Him!

4word COO, Sandra Crawford Williamson, tackles the sensitive subject of men and respect. How do we show ALL the men in our lives respect? What does the Bible say about it all?


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From Victim to Victorious

Brooke Jones, a survivor of abuse herself, founded her organization Stronger than Espresso to help bring awareness to domestic violence worldwide. She speaks with us about her escape from abuse and how she plans to help rescue women in similar situations.




Make Your Next Career Move

As a 4word: Member Insider, you’re given exclusive access to numerous job openings across the country via the 4word Job Connections Board. We wanted to highlight a few jobs currently available. Just login to your 4word: Member Insider account to apply to one or more of these positions!

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Featured Company: National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Location: Frisco, TX

The National Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.

Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Development Coordinator
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. – Frisco, TX

The Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing development objectives, maintaining small business relations, pursuing new opportunities in corporate development, royalty collections, and database maintenance.

Job #2: Director of Marketing
Sky Ranch – Van, TX or Dallas, TX

The Director of Marketing (DM) serves as a member of the Sky Ranch Leadership Team and manages the development of marketing tools and processes that support the various locations and programs of Sky Ranch. This position establishes and executes a comprehensive marketing strategy, and oversees the production of supporting materials and collateral such as brochures, print and radio advertisements, flyers, letters, emails, websites and social media content.

Job #3: Web Production Coordinator
Today’s Christian Woman – Carol Stream, Illinois
The Web Production Coordinator will provide development project coordination, content oversight, and web support for assigned projects and websites. Responsibilities include coordinating assigned technology development projects, overseeing and assisting with regular content updating for assigned websites, and leading the planning of content structure and content development on website projects.






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Top Three


Take Notice



STARTUP RUINING YOUR LIFE?: Nellie Akalp with Mashable shares her tips for starting a business without sacrificing your personal life.





THINGS ULTRA-PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE NEVER DO: Dr. Travis Bradberry writes on LinkedIn and shares practices you can adopt today of highly-productive people.





SHOULD WE GRIEVE AT WORK?: Kristin Brown writes on the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics blog and discusses how and when you should grieve at work and how to support others in your office who might be grieving.




24/7 WORK CULTURE’S EFFECT ON FAMILIES: Claire Cain Miller with The New York Times writes about the struggle women in business face when it comes to workplace family-friendly policies.





DO THESE 4 THINGS TODAY: Jeff Haden writes on LinkedIn and lists four unselfish acts and gestures that you should do today.





4word: Local Group Events

Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.



Video of the Week



When Elissa Colon’s daughter Johanna took to the stage for her group dance recital, the audience (and Elissa) had no idea what they were in for! Check out this adorable diva and her show-stopping performance.



A Pinterest Find


Sandwiches are a quick, easy, and tasty lunch or dinner that requires little time in the kitchen. Great news for when you’re trying to maximize every second of summer! We found a delicious Chicken Avocado Pita sandwich recipe that looks drool-worthy and ready to eat in minutes!



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