The King and I – Esther

Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner lit up the technicolor screen in the 1956 Hollywood adaptation of a Broadway musical, The King and I. It won five Academy Awards with Brynner named Best Actor. In 1862 Anna Owens, a widowed schoolteacher, moves from England to Siam (now Thailand) with her young son to tutor the king’s crown prince and his 66 other children (!). Suddenly slammed by culture shock, Anna tries to comfort her son with a song that says, “Whenever {Read More}

About Vicki Huffman

Writer / Editorial Board. Vicki Huffman's latest book is The Jesus Moses Knew: How to See Christ in the Old Testament which, in an easy-to-understand way, takes the reader through much of the Old Testament looking at appearances and types of Christ. Her other books are: A Secret Hope (novel); Still Looking: Finding the Peace of God in Job Loss; Plus Living: Looking for Joy in All the Right Places, and The Best of Times. All are available in print and e-book on amazon.com. Vicki is a national award-winning author who has taught the Bible for many years. She was an editor for several Christian publishing houses, including Thomas Nelson and David C. Cook Ministries.

Meet Emily Beth Leathers!

If you are reading this, you must be wondering who the new girl on the block is. I just moved in here at MMCW and I’m here to stay.  My first name is simply Emily and my middle name is Beth, but I go by “Emily Beth” to be different, and to verify my difference: I drive a Pearl Nissan Cube rightly named “Pearl.”  I am currently 22.5 years young, a full-time student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) and {Read More}

About Emily Beth Davidson

Emily Davidson is a country girl from Mississippi in the big city of Fort Worth, Texas and loving life! Married in August 2014 to the man God hand-picked for her, she spends her days working in a corporate office, trying out new Paleo recipes, decorating and rearranging her 650 square foot apartment, Instagramming and completing her seminary degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She and her Texan-husband spend Friday nights watching Redbox movies and Saturday’s antiquing. Follow her on Instagram @mrs.emilydavidson.

God’s Grace Teaches Us to Say ‘No’

” For the grace of God that brings salvation…teaches us to say “No”… [Titus 2:11] To grow anything requires order…have you ever tried to plant something in the ground and then expect it to grow…no preparation…no fertilizer…no thought of sun or shade?  I have…it doesn’t work, the poor plant struggles and at best is weak and crippled and at worst dies.  However when there is knowledge and application, growth follows in an orderly fashion.  Likewise, when there is proper planning, {Read More}

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Servant Leadership

“Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave — just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many” (Matt 20:26-28). A rider on horseback, many years ago, came upon a squad of soldiers who were trying to move a heavy piece of timber. A corporal stood by, giving lordly orders {Read More}

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Leaving with Integrity

  All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves. –Amelia Barr The year was 1996.  We were in transition from the state of California to the state of Texas because of a job that had ended.  I’ll never forget crossing the state line between California into Arizona and looking in the rear-view mirror.  Tears ran down my face as I saw the last California palm tree I would see {Read More}

About Beba Schlottmann

Beba Schlottmann is an exuberant worshiper whose passion comes from a deeply-rooted relationship with Jesus Christ and a love for diverse styles of music and cultures. Moving to the states at age 12 from Puerto Rico, Beba graduated from West Coast Christian College in Fresno, CA. She is the president of Women on the Move, a ministry of the Lawrenceville Church of God. Beba also serves as a worship leader, teacher, interpreter and as a mentor. Beba's involvement in mission work has taken her to Europe, Central America and the Caribbean where she has served as a speaker, teacher, worship leader and interpreter. Beba's pride and joy are the men in her life, her husband Brian and their two boys, Matthew and Julian. She enjoys traveling, writing, reading, singing, and hosting international friends. Her not-so-secret indulgences include coffee and any flavor of Milka chocolate. You can visit her blog or Facebook profile to find out more about Beba.

Best Mentoring Books

Back in August, reader Julie David emailed asking for MMCW’s recommendation for the best book on Christian women mentoring other Christian women. This sparked a week long discussion of our favorite mentoring and leadership books with Julie via email. Here’s a list of books we have personally read and used in no particular order. Page Hughes recommends: The greatest mentors in the Bible: 32 relationships God used to change the world: A Devotional Guide by Tim Elmore A devotion guide {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

What’s Your Leadership Style?

Have you ever wondered what type of leader you are? Do you have a pioneering style or do your strengths lie in strategic leadership? Maybe it is administration, team building, or encouraging leadership. When we know our natural leadership bent, it brings clarity and greater understanding of the uniqueness God has placed within us to serve Him. God has given those with leadership ability various strengths, all of which are important within the Body of Christ. Years ago I came {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Keys To Women’s Ministry Success

“The fruit of righteous is a tree of life. And he who wins souls is wise.” Proverbs 11:30 Key #1: Consider Christ Jesus ministered to masses. He molded and developed 12 men and challenged them to carry His message to the ends of the earth. The ministry of Jesus changed the world! We can learn everything we need to have a successful ministry by looking at the practical ways Christ conducted His earthly ministry. How can we be like Christ? {Read More}

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You are a Change Agent

”And be not conformed to this world…be transformed…prove what is good…” [Romans 12:2] Did you ever stop to think that the transforming power of God can only be released through change? Life is measured by the moment by moment decisions we make to move away from the shoreline of yesterday. The following quote by a friend seems to capture with startling clarity the culture we live in and the difficulties we have in becoming the change agents of today’s culture. {Read More}

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Strategic Thinking

But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed [Luke 5:16] Sometimes the noise and confusion of this 21st century is so great we don’t even know what questions to ask and, without the right questions, we never get the right answer. Just when you think you have the answer, the question changes. Maybe this will help. In their excellent book on leadership, Hope is Not a Method, General G. Sullivan and Michael Harper tell a remarkable story about Lt. H. {Read More}

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