"The moment the word 'why' crosses your lips, you are doing theology."
—When Life & Beliefs Collide                

Monday, May 5, 2008

May Update

By the time May arrives, if you're anything like me, you're ready for a break. This spring seems to have been busier than ever, but this is actually a good thing. Looking back, I am both amazed and energized by all that has happened. God has blessed in so many incredible ways. Here is just a sampling:

Synergy2008 is the history books now. Thanks to all of you who attended and all who prayed. The weekend was incredible. Women gathered in Orlando from all over the United States, Canada and overseas. Many churches, ministry organizations and seminaries were represented.

This was the first year Gifted For Leadership co-sponsored the Synergy conference with the Synergy Women's Network. We are thrilled to have them on our team!

Here's what one woman (who came from China just for the weekend) wrote:

I was overwhelmed by the outpouring of God’s kindnesses and encouragements to me throughout the weekend! The whole conference felt deeply rooted in both heart connections to pursue the Lord and strong biblical/theological foundations to fuel such a fire. The writing track in particular was extremely helpful towards practical tips and excellent resources. I left feeling empowered and energized to pursue this gift!

We are already working on next year's conference. Mark your calendar so you won't miss it: Friday-Sunday, March 6-8, 2009. More details will be coming soon!





Here's a surprising piece of news: Barely two months after its release, The Gospel of Ruth is already in a second printing!

If you haven't had a chance to read it yet, you might want to add it to your summer reading list.