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Candid Conversations — From Reeling to Growing: Navigating the Mental and Emotional Impacts of Unexpected Pivots
Learn how to unpack the mental and emotional impact of the unexpected pivots of pandemic living in a discussion led by licensed clinical psychologist and leadership consultant Dr. Shannan Crawford.
Candid Conversations – Racial Reconciliation For Our Future
Our panelists reflect on earlier talks and share their hopes for a more unified future in America. Guest moderator Nicole Martin returns.
Candid Conversations – Racial Reconciliation in the Church
Our panelists candidly share their personal stories and suggestions for becoming bridge-builders in our personal relationships and local communities.
Candid Conversations – Racial Reconciliation in the Community
Watch five 4word women have a candid conversation about racism in community and share their dreams for racial unity in the future.
Candid Conversations – Racial Reconciliation in the Workplace
Watch as 4word women have a candid conversation about racism in the workplace and what it will take to end it.
You’ve Been Planted Right Where You Need to Serve
Sofia Fonseca, architect, professor, and 4word: Houston board member, talks about how she has learned to acknowledge that where she is "planted" is the exact place and time in which God has equipped her to be a missionary for Him.
Shining Your ‘Christ Light’ As a Business Owner
Dr. Cathy Denison-Robert, MBA, business consultant, coach, trainer, small business owner, and 4word mentor, offers four areas business owners should focus on when building their business on Biblical principles.
Connecting ‘Sunday Worship’ to ‘Monday Work’
Peju Akintorin, a certified HR and Project Management professional and 4word mentor, shares how she embraces her faith all week long and offers a great tip for staying true to your faith at work!
How to Keep Your Ambitions in a Healthy Balance
Kathryn Kilner, community outreach coordinator for 4word: San Francisco, returns to the blog to share what she's learned about keeping professional ambition in a healthy balance to make sure you live a life you enjoy.
‘You cannot heal the wounds you don’t acknowledge.’
Joi Freeman shares how the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have affected her personally, and what we as a society must do if we want to see true, lasting change.
Who Is Your Spiritual Support?
Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD, physician, coach, speaker, author of Recapturing Joy in Medicine, and 4word mentor, shares what spiritual accountability has meant to her and why she thinks it is vitally important to anyone looking for sustained growth as a Christian.
Why Prayer Isn’t a ‘Quick Fix’
Kathryn Kilner, community outreach coordinator for 4word: San Francisco, has focused on growing and nurturing her prayer life and offers her tips for giving prayer the priority it deserves.
“It’s hard but it’s possible.” — How to Break Down Systemic Racism
LaDonna Slade returns to the 4word blog to share from her heart about how we as a society and as fellow Christians can begin to break down the grip of systemic racism.
How Professional Women Can Bless Their Churches
Lisa Adams, coach, pastor's wife, and leader of 4word: Saratoga Springs, talks about how she has learned to carve out a place for herself as a professional woman in a church family, and how you can do the same thing!
‘This is about restoration.’ — A call-to-action from a 4word woman
We asked Nicole Dickens to share her thoughts on the current unrest in America. May her words light a fire within you to begin restoration!
A message from Diane Paddison, Founder & Executive Director
Read Diane Paddison's official statement regarding the horrible acts of injustice bringing our nation to acknowledge that injustice still exists.
Why We Get Bored Studying the Bible
LaDonna Slade, speaker, coach, and small groups coordinator for 4word: Austin, shares a simple four-step fix to studying the Bible in a way that makes it easy to keep going!