Screen Shot 2016 04 19 at 1.47.56 PM Finding and Keeping Your Purpose

Finding and Keeping Your Purpose

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God often works in ways we don’t expect. Terri Ponce de Leon’s story is proof. He gave her a vision and called her out from behind a desk and into the lives of women who longed to know their purpose. Along the way, Terri found her purpose too (above right). Here’s her story.   Several years ago, I helped a family …

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Bill Bright: “The Three Most Important Influencers in My Life Are All Women.”

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Bill Bright, co-founder of Cru (the largest parachurch organization in the world), said that the three most significant influencers in his life were all women: his mother Mary lee bright, Bible teacher Dr. Henrietta Mears, and his beloved wife, Vonette. Vonette joined her Savior and her husband in heaven on December 23, 2015. Beth Moore said she “couldn’t think of …

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What is Risky Generosity? Meet a Contessa who Changed the World.

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It was a dangerous time in the life of the country. In the 1930’s and 40’s, the church in Germany, eager for greater popularity, was swayed by the new political regime. Marches merging church and state chanted: “The future belongs to us! We are the future!” Many young people wondered where they would find their future. In the midst of …

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What is a Migniter? A Male Igniter, Of Course. Meet Todd Harper.

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From time to time we will highlight thoughts from a migniter—a male “igniter” who is excited about women hearing the message of generosity and who encourages them to get in the giving game.  Our post this week comes from one of the original—and one of our favorite—“migniters,” Todd Harper, who serves as President of Generous Giving. He’s an advocate and …

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“Why can’t he just be a normal rich guy and buy boats, planes and toys?”

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My name is Brenda, my husband and I live in Dallas, I have two sons, and I can honestly say that because of God’s love for me, today I a woman doing well! But, that was not always the case. I grew up in Austin, Texas, in a close-knit family. I came to know the Lord my senior year in …