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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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As a teenager I always tried to hide when missionaries spoke during worship. I thought maybe I could become invisible to the Holy Spirit if I sat quietly in the back. Ha! A few years ago, I developed a teaching ministry to reach Black millennials and all people who wer...

Eight months ago my small family and I boarded a plane to Ethiopia, taking with us everything we owned. We felt called by God, and together believed that He had an abundant life prepared for us. We were ready for an adventure! Though I knew that life wouldn’t always be...

THE CALL TO ALL CHRISTIANS 
We, sixty international women leaders[1], met at the Rise in Strength consultation in Amsterdam, June 2019, to celebrate the contribution of Christian women to the work of God in the world.
We gathered from diverse backgrounds, recognising t...

Five years ago, I spent a lot of money on a pair of shoes. I was preaching at all 4 services at our church. I would be on my feet all day and my nerves were on edge, I simply could not worry about my feet. I “teach” often, but preaching at our church was not done by wo...

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...

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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.