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What is Your Highest Calling?

What is Your Highest Calling?

While we often talk about motherhood being a high calling, it's not the highest. Being made more into the image of Jesus is the highest calling for us all.

Comparison, Capacity and Calling

Comparison, Capacity and Calling

It may be the case that some of us have lesser capacities than others, smaller investments to make. It may be the case that someone else’s gifts seem to be more transformative in the lives of others, or are more easily seen. It is, however, most certainly the case that each person is created in the image of God and positioned in the world to reflect Him for His glory within the scope He has assigned to each (Isaiah 43:7; 2 Corinthians 10:13).

Confessions of A Church Planter's Wife

Confessions of A Church Planter's Wife

The first few months in my new home with our new calling were not shining moments. Things hit rock bottom when, in the course of one of our more spirited discussions, I laid the blame for my personal struggles squarely at the feet of our church plant. 

A Distinctive Call to Make Disciples

A Distinctive Call to Make Disciples

As a disciple-maker I am pointing women to something and someone greater than myself. In return, I get the distinct privilege of watching people become greater than me. Not only that, I get to become greater than me. As I experience God's redemption in beautiful and shocking ways, I become more like Christ as I strive with my disciples towards holiness. This is Christian discipleship.

A Missional Call: Ashley Leightenheimer

A Missional Call: Ashley Leightenheimer

 Fast-forward six years, a couple of gray hairs, a couple extra pounds and two babies later. Don’t get me wrong my husband is still handsome but, the thought of moving overseas no longer sounded sweet, romantic or easy.  It sounded down right terrifying.  Thinking about moving our family to another country, away from family and friends, and to a place where we can’t communicate easily or face to face is so stressful and overwhelming.