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More Than Pretty regularly publishes new blogs by leading women who make history through their lives and by serving God.

 

You will be able to gain insight into their everyday lives, their success, weaknesses, challenges and insecurities. They will share about their relationship with God and how they perceive their task as leaders.

This blog will encourage and strengthen you.

 

God writes history with ordinary people like you and me - get inspired!

More than pretty 

in german since 2015

More than pretty has been running very succefully in the German language since January 2015. 

More than pretty has published more than 100 blogs from many different female leaders from German speaking Europe.  

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I recently celebrated my 45th birthday. As each year passes, I realise more and more how short life is. When I was in my twenties, I saw people who were fifty as ancient. It was as though I believed they already had one foot in the grave.  Thankfully, as I got older, m...

Fifty years. Five decades. Half a century. Turning fifty is quite a milestone. While some may dread such a significant birthday, I had no qualms about approaching my fiftieth. I recognised the honour of having lived a full life and experiencing many amazing things. I’v...

What does a leader look like?  I have asked myself that question many times, as people around me started referring to me as a leader, but I never felt like one.

Why didn’t I feel like a leader?  Well, in my view, a typical leader was someone who is bold (usually an ex...

My life motto is, “The great stories go to those who don’t give in to fear” (Miller). As I’ve travelled the world for Jesus, from Peru to Cambodia to the Middle East, I asked the Lord to allow me to be part of great stories for his glory.

Others called me leader, and co...

In the deep hours of the night I lie awake. Everyone else is sleeping so why can’t I just fall asleep? I hate that this has become so routine. I need to sleep. But, the more I think about it, the less I can sleep. So, I start to pray… as I’ve learned to do while in the...

If someone over the past years would have told me that one day I would join the Women´s Run, I would have laughed out loud. Inside I would have thought, “what a shame”, because I am not very sporty, have got too much weight and care too little about my health.

I always...

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12 Ways to advocate for women in ministry! 
Article written by Elisabeth Graham. 
 
The key to faithfully walking out the biblical image of gender equality is to seek out opportunities to take practical, purposeful steps in that direction at every turn. It takes intentional effort, as does everything about partnering with God in the work of restored creation. Read full article...

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Article by Jackie Roese

3 Things Christians Get Wrong About Women Leaders 

Do we misinterpret what the Bible says?

 

 

How to find a good mentor? 

We all have great leaders that we look up to and learn from through observation, but what does it look like to find a mentor that will help you along your journey, and how can you be a great mentor to others. Watch this great video resource as Dr. Christina Crenshaw, professor at Baylor University, shares some wisdom from her journey on finding a good mentor and how to lead others looking to you as a mentor.

Freedom  
Christine Caine 

In this powerful message, Christine Caine encourages us to step into the future and identity that God has for us by surrendering our hearts to Him, today.

Danielle Strickland Canada 

Salvation Army Officer

Danielle Strickland shares some lessons in leadership. 

Shauna Niequist

As the daughter of Bill and Lynne Hybels, co-founders of Willow Creek Church, Shauna Niequist watched the logistics of her parents' ministry and life prompt her mother to push her passions to the side. But as she grew older, she saw her mother blossom. Don't let logistics stand in the way of calling, her mother says now. In this talk from Q Nashville in April 2014, Shauna talks about what she's learned from her mother, and how that has shaped the life of her own family.