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Interview: Marian Jordan

We all know that plenty of what we see in the media is neither wholesome nor uplifting, but how do we deal with that? How do we live “in but not of”…

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Online Book Club: Introduction

I’m thrilled to partner with 4word and host the first Work, Love, Prayonline book club. Care to join me? Great, let’s get started. To begin, we’ll answer a few questions. What are…

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Love and Loss

Have you lost someone? Love is a beautiful and wonderful gift from God.  But we live in a broken world, and that means we are bound to feel the loss of people…

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Friday Favorites

The weekend is here! Before you head out to enjoy the cooler fall weather, here are some announcements and links for you to check out. Join our online book club! We’re really…

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Interview: Susan DiMickele

We have an exciting announcement for you today! On Tuesday of next week, we will launch the first Work, Love, Pray online book club. We’ll be hosting the club every Tuesday on…

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Faith and Work

How do you share your faith at work? Publishing a Christian book has had a totally unexpected impact on my work life.  A great example is from just this past week.  I…

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve had an exciting week here at 4word. We’ve been rolling out some new features on our Facebook page, including a giveaway for our Facebook fans. Congratulations to Lori…

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Interview: Judy Douglass

God uses many circumstances in our lives to stretch our faith, and parenting is one of them. Sometimes, no matter how hard we strive to be godly mothers, our children turn their…

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Prayer and Leadership.

Why pray? With so much going on in life, it can be easy to relegate prayer to the back burner, but if you invest in prayer, everything benefits. This past weekend was…

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday to all of our readers! It’s time for another round up of some of our favorite “love” posts this week. In case you missed what we talked about at 4word,…

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Interview: Ally Spotts, Part 2

If you follow our Twitter, you may have noticed that we retweet a lot of what Ally Spotts writes. We won’t apologize for that, because her posts are always honest and insightful.…

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Love, Friends, and Airports

Need a little loving? I don’t necessarily mean the romantic kind, although that counts too.  We’ve all been through times when we just need to feel loved.  A hug, a kind gesture,…

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Friday Favorites

The weekend's almost here, which means it's time for another Friday Favorites post featuring our own weekly articles and some of our favorites from around the blogosphere. This Week at 4word We’ve…

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Interview: Rachel Cruze

Many of you have probably heard about Dave Ramsey and his popular personal finance course, “Financial Peace University.” Did you know that his daughter, Rachel Cruze, is also an expert on personal…

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Chasing Superwoman

“Every one of us is fighting something.” That’s one thing that stuck with me from Jennie Allen’s interview last Wednesday, because I think it’s absolutely true. I also agree with Jennie that…

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Friday Favorites

Welcome back, everyone! We hope that you had a wonderful week and that you’re beginning to see some cooler fall weather, wherever you happen to be. In keeping with this week’s “pray”…

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Interview: Jennie Allen

Have you ever felt stuck, maybe by a situation at work, a tough relationship or a besetting sin you just couldn’t conquer? Jennie Allen felt the same way. That’s why she wrote…

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A Prayerful Leap of Faith

Ready to leap? A few years ago I was at a point in my life where things were pretty good.  I was looking for a job but I had plenty of time…

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Friday Favorites

Previously on 4word Our theme this week was “love,” and we’ve been talking about the importance of female friendships. On Monday, Diane shared recent research showing that “friendships can dramatically improve a…

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Interview: Katie Reiff

On Monday, Diane told us about the importance of female friendships. Yesterday, we talked to Katie Reiff, one of the four founders of 4word Portland, about her relationship with the other three…

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