The Gift of Unity

The holiday season is a time of celebration, joy, traditions, and family. However, these traditions and memories can also trigger feelings of grief over a loss or frustration over family…

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El Regalo de la Unidad

Le temporada navideña es un tiempo de celebración, gozo, tradiciones, y familia. Sin embargo, estas tradiciones y memorias pueden traer sentimientos de dolor sobre la perdida de alguien o las…

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Enjoyment: The Ultimate Source

Over the past three weeks, we've written about enjoyment: what brings you joy, how to live in the moment, and wondering if enjoyment is "easier said than done." Were you…

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Enjoyment: Easier Said Than Done?

This month, we’ve talked about enjoyment and how we can add a little more enjoyment to our daily lives in the midst of hectic schedules and the demands of work and family.…

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Enjoyment: Live in the Moment

When was the last time you slowed down and really enjoyed something? For many women, this is a luxury we feel we said goodbye to back in our school years! So how…

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When My Church Community Let Me Down

"Community" is a buzzword we hear everywhere we turn. In the media today, we see examples of both good community and bad: the racial unrest plaguing America and much of the world…

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Define Your Dash

We learned last week how Christa Steele rose to such professional acclaim at a young age. Now we learn how this meteoric rise affected her work/life balance to the detriment of her…

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4word Team Gives Thanks

  As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow with family and friends, we wanted to take a moment to share with you some of our most cherished Thanksgiving memories. We hope you…

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Confidence Now – Flexibility Later

Your hard work now could pay off with flexibility in the future. Life rarely follows a straight line. There will be times when we need to realign our priorities and make massive…

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5 Ways to Navigate the Winding Path

Back before I really knew better, I envisioned my career like a single, long, straight path that I would run as hard as I could. I expected to get a great education,…

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Once Upon a (Career) Dream

What is your dream career? As a child, what would you tell people you would be when you grew up? For many of us, those answers and what we are doing now…

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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…

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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…

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Dear Dads: We're Awesome, Because You're Awesome

As we prepare for Father's Day this coming Sunday, I've asked a few members of the 4word team to share about some of the Dads in their lives. I love this opportunity…

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Motherhood: Expect the Unexpected

Ladies, it’s time to shatter that perfect image you have of motherhood. If you’re already a mother, most likely that image has already been broken. How are you handling it? How will…

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Meet Our Moms!

Ashley. I feel blessed to be able to call my mom one of my best friends. Growing up she was always my biggest cheerleader, my dream pusher, and the best shoulder to…

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One Woman’s Tale of “Having it All”

We are thrilled to introduce you to May Oh. Now the owner of her own law firm in Singapore, May formerly held the position of the first woman director of Mobile Oil.…

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When Yes Means No

Work. Faith. Marriage. Kids. It’s the balancing act that many of us at 4word are constantly struggling to maintain. Or the act that we look forward to juggling someday in the future.…

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Love and Forgiveness after You’ve Been Hurt

Are there people in your life that you are struggling to love? This week 4word contributor Stacy Repult shares the story of how she struggled to love her dementia-stricken father, even as…

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The Story Behind SON OF GOD:: Exclusive Interview with Producer Roma Downey

Last year, the mini series The Bible, produced record breaking results. Now, husband and wife producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey aim to set records again with their feature film, Son of God. Set to…

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