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    When You Need to be in the Company of Women {Ellen’s Picks Linkup}

When You Need to be in the Company of Women {Ellen’s Picks Linkup}

I love my husband. I really do. And my Dad? He was my biggest cheerleader. My brother has the most kind servant-heart. So many of the opportunities God has given me have been from incredible men who believed in me. I’m so grateful. But sometimes? Sometimes, I just need to be in the company of […]

On a Different Kind of Leadership

In 2015, I was faced with a challenge from my team at work: why were the resources we offered to leaders most connecting with men? Where were the women who lead? I was fairly neck-deep in conversations about ministry to women as Gather Women was being birthed, and this was a really fair question.

The […]

On Choosing to SEE {Ellen’s Picks Linkup}


A number of years ago, I picked up Mary Beth Chapman’s book, Choosing to SEE. Her transparency in sharing her story – in a remarkably refreshing, authentic way – was so encouraging to me. It was also a bit startling, to be honest. I’ve worked with authors, publishing, and personalities since 2000, and it […]

Introducing Angela Doell – Ellen’s Picks Feature

Remember my word(s) of the year? Beautiful, right? When you walk into my house, you’ll see Angela Doell’s beautiful script reminding me of those words right there on my wall. She not only makes gorgeous art, but she’s fascinating, deep and she loves Jesus. I met Angela through Gather a couple years ago, and […]