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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...

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...

I went on an epic journey a while ago. It was with a bunch of friends and warrior women and we went back in time. Well, for many of them it was a first time look but for me it was a memory tour. I went back and remembered all that God had invited me to. I remembered so...

As a leader I feel a lot of expectations. The team I serve want me to consistently lead them well. That includes expectations that they have a clear vision to follow, support in fulfilling that vision, and that they feel heard, cared for, loved and championed. These th...

One of the questions I am asked the most about my work with homeless people and ex- offenders is, "Is it not really hard on you? How do you cope with so much heartache?" It’s a great question because essentially I am surrounded by heartache, broken lives, shattered dre...

My son likes to wear a T-shirt that reads “everyday hero.” Many people aspire to be leaders, and we usually aspire to be the kind of leader exemplified by their heroes. As a missions executive, my hero is Betsy Stockton, the first single Protestant female missionary fr...

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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.