Obedience to God in Professional Pursuits

This theme explores the concept of obedience to God within the realm of business and career. It would address how to stay true to one’s faith and values in a competitive business environment, the challenges and rewards of adhering to Biblical principles at work, and practical ways to practice obedience in daily professional activities. This pillar aims to inspire and guide Christian businesswomen in making choices that honor their faith and professional commitments.

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Steadfast Faith=Business Longevity Lisa Height Gross Ep 231

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that approximately 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, 45% during the first five years, and 65% during the first 10 years. Only 25% of new businesses make it to 15 years or more. What does it take to experience longevity […]

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Finish the Year Strong in God: An Ode to Soap Operas

When I was a kid, I was addicted to soap operas. Yes, it’s true…and I’m bravely admitting it. Of course, my access was limited to summer vacation and school holidays, and there was an ongoing war among my friends between the General Hospital and Guiding Light fans. Click reply and tell me if you had a

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Obedience, period – the only way to operate – Episode 229

Sometimes we pay lip service to obedience, only partially obeying God’s direction in favor of doing things our way. Here’s some tough love from your coach: partial obedience is disobedience. The only way to success is obedience, period.     In this episode, I’m sharing a few stories of how our obedience is connected to others’

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God Role in Business: Transformation > Accommodation Ep 228

When did you last take inventory of God’s role in your business? Are you giving Him the rightful space for transformation or do you relegate Him to accommodation? Do you sometimes still try to make things happen your way even as you work on making obedience a consistent practice? Me too, friend. Tune in for

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Defy Doubt Through the The Power of Prayer – Episode 220

Doubt. It’s one of the enemy’s most insidious tools as he seeks to get you drifting off the course of God’s assignment for your business. Doubt has likely stopped more of your ideas and dreams than anything else.  You know the power of prayer in your life, but how often are you invoking it in

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4 Lessons in Resilience From A Cactus

Resilience [ ri-zil-yuhns, –zil-ee-uhns ] The power or ability of a material to return to its original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity The ability of a person to adjust to or recover readily from illness, adversity, major life changes, etc.; buoyancy The ability of a system or organization to respond

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Develop – How God Stretches You – Ep 216

So often as we move through our business day in and day out, we overlook how the ups and downs develop us. The trials and triumphs play a key role in how God stretches and prunes us so we develop the fruit we’re meant to yield.   Every year in Maryland where I live, I

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Necessary Action – Discipline Matters Episode 215

What do you think about when you hear the word discipline? Does your mind immediately jump to the consequences of a poor decision? Or does it bring to mind the consistent necessary action needed for your business? You know, we know how God defines and directs us, but sometimes we’re not willing, or we’re afraid

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Ask for Directions: Who’s Map Are You Following? Ep 214

Do you ever have a hard time following directions or asking for directions? It’s typical of us high-achieving women to know where we’re going and expect our path to get us to the destination. But it’s frustrating when we don’t arrive when we planned, on the route we planned, or it doesn’t look like we

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Celebrating Episode 200: A Look Back and Forward

I’m glad you’re here because we’re CELEBRATING episode 200! I can’t believe it’s been four years since I kicked off this show with some earbuds and my laptop, no knowledge of editing or technology, and only the message God gave me to share. In this episode, we’re celebrating by taking a look back and forward:

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