Where Are You Looking? How Shifting Your Gaze Can Reduce Your Stress

by Amy Meyer Did you know that WHERE you gaze affects HOW you view your problems? It matters where you look.  Are your eyes cast down and looking at yourself, your problems, your wants and needs? Are your eyes fixed on your worries, on what is missing, or what you…

Christian Women in Leadership: Linda Maris

According to Linda Maris, we need two things to make us good Christian leaders: to understand ourselves as unique creations of God and to rely on Him guide us through the right path. Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does…

Christian Women in Leadership: Gretchen Jameson

Gretchen Jameson strives to live a life fully immersed in her Christian identity so whether she is leading or taking the lead, she is guided by God’s work in her life. Read on… What does it look like to be a woman in a leadership role? How does Christian faith…

Christian Women in Leadership: Peggy Kuethe

For Peggy Kuethe, Christian leadership is all about keeping Christ at the core of all she does. 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? Peggy Kuethe is…

Business as a Calling

By Gloria Nelund If you’ve ever had feelings of insecurity or doubt, times of wondering what your life is about, or questions about what to do next, please know that you are not alone. Life can be challenging, and it is only with a solid foundation in the Word of…

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…

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…

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…

Trish Kagerbauer Enjoys WLI National Conferences

Trish Kagerbauer I’ve been to all of the National Conferences and have really enjoyed them. This group of ladies…as much as we enjoy chocolate and flowers and the occasional cocktail…likes our “meaty” Christian leadership and training as well! Learn more about WLI and all we have to offer by exploring…

WLI Has Greatly Influenced the Life and Faith of Martha Fritz

MARTHA FRITZ I have attended two WLI conferences, one at Concordia University Wisconsin, and another at Concordia University Ann Arbor. Initially I was asked to take photos at the conference at CUW, but I ended up attending sessions as well. When I heard that a group of women from CUW…

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…

Saying “Yes” To Leadership

By Mary Washko Denham “Will you be on the Parent-Teacher League Board?” “Will you help on the Capital Campaign committee?” “Could you teach a class for Vacation Bible School or Sunday School?” “Would you run for President and/or Secretary-Treasurer of our Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Zone?” “Can you give a…

Meet Kristen Struyk, 2015 Streufert Award Recipient

Strength of character, compassion and determination. These qualities impressed WLI’s selection committee and led them to select Concordia University Wisconsin student, Kristen Struyk, as the 2015 recipient of the Donna J. Streufert Women’s Leadership Award. The award and a cash scholarship benefit young women in recognition of dedicated and innovative…