Christian Women in Leadership: Gloria Nelund

Gloria Nelund has been blessed with a life characterized by great success is business and constant, faithful service to her Lord with her God-given talents and abilities. Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith impact leadership? And what…

Pressure Points – 2017 WLI National Conference – Milwaukee, WI

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Pressure Points September 29 9:00am - 3:00pm Hyatt Regency Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin $99 general public / $35 undergrads [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] HOTEL INFORMATION The WLI 2017 National Conference is located inside the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee.  For your convenience, we have secured a block rate for…

Christian Women in Leadership: Dr. Tamara Ferry

Dr. Tamara Ferry works each day to educate Christian leaders by helping them serve with the gifts God has given them. Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith impact leadership? And what happens when you put the two…

Christian Women in Leadership: Sarah Guldalian

Sarah Guldalian is a champion of integrity and interpersonal relationships in her journey as a Christian leader. Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith impact leadership? And what happens when you put the two together? To find out,…

Living a Life of Radical Influence

by Gretchen Jameson “If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.”  ~ Modern Parable Well that certainly sets up a particular worldview, doesn’t it? As parables go, this pithy, pointed phrase coined sometime around 2000 (or so a quick Wikipedia search says) provokes a certain sense of ferocious…

Christian Women in Leadership: Linda Arnold

How do you incorporate Christian values in a secular setting? Linda Arnold, current chair of the Women’s Leadership Institute, answers that question for us. Linda is on the nursing faculty at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. She has Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing, plus Lay…

Christian Women in Leadership: Deb Burma

How do we as Christian women use our God-given gifts in leadership roles? Deb Burma, best known as a Christian speaker and author, gives us some helpful information that answers that question. Deb has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Texas. She has…

Conquering Nervousness to Unleash your Full Speaking Power

by Sarah Holtan, Ph.D. Do you like to talk? If so, then you possess the potential to become a dynamic public speaker. It’s true! Yet, you might find that your nerves steal your power. When we feel threatened, our bodies typically react in one of three ways: flight, freeze, or…

Four Ways to Beat Burnout

by Gretchen Huesmann Tired. Weary. Exhausted.  Sometimes we’re just having a busy day. At other times, we experience seasons of hard work and long hours. Unfortunately, not all labor produces obvious fruit and we can feel like we’re spinning our wheels, a common feeling in ministry. Obviously, if our path…

Christian Women in Leadership: Sarah Holtan

The secrets to Sarah Holtan's leadership success: Integrity, citizenship and the Dream Team. Read on... What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith impact leadership? And what happens when you put the two together? To find out, we caught up with…

God is the Writer – You Are His Book

Overcoming Writer's Anxiety through a study of 2 Corinthians 3:3 by Elise Arndt Verba volant, scripta manent is a Latin proverb. Literally translated, it means "spoken words fly away, written words remain".  If that is true, what a motivation for us to write the amazing things God has done.  We are his “letters” written with…

Be Energized by GEMS

God + Exercise + Meals + Sleep = An energized YOU! Read on for tips from Karen Sue Hinz Murdy on how to apply this recipe to equip yourself with energy for leadership: As I pondered the words of advice I wanted to write for my eldest son heading off…

Three Creative Ways to Outline a Life-Changing Presentation

Outline. When you hear that word, you probably groan and think of English 101 in high school. Just how were you supposed to place those capital letters and Roman numerals? Don’t worry—outlining a life-changing presentation isn’t about perfecting the mechanics of outlining. It’s about organizing your information in a way…

THE ROAD TO BECOMING A CONFIDENT LEADER

THE ROAD TO BECOMING A CONFIDENT LEADER, Saturday, Sept. 17 READ THE EVENT RECAP AND TAKEAWAYS. Join us for a fascinating discussion with internationally acclaimed author and speaker, Susan A. Marshall, on building confidence as a leader. Learn how to grow in strength and confidence by identifying critical thinking skills that can…

Learn From the Experts: Leading a Bible Study: Part 2

This is part 2 of learning from the experts on leading a Bible study. The experts are Donna Streufert, founder of the Women’s Leadership Institute and Deb Burma, author of the Bible study, Living a Chocolate Life (CPH) To access Part 1 of this series, click here. WHAT DO YOU…

Learn From the Experts: Leading a Bible Study: Part 1

A BIBLE STUDY can be enjoyable and exciting. But it can also be complicated and challenging. To help leaders, both new and experienced, we asked two seasoned experts on how they handle this leadership role. Donna Streufert is the founder of Women’s Leadership Institute. She is the wife of Pastor…

Four Keys to Leading a Life-Changing Bible Study

By Sharla Fritz “I know you’ll do a great job! I have every confidence in you!” the pastor says with a smile as he turns toward his office. As you watch him walk away, you wonder how he was able to talk you into this. Me? Lead a Bible study?…