Owning Our Gifts

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Hey. My name is Lindsey. That’s me crouched on the front left with the stripes surrounded by women I get to serve on the IF:Gathering leadership team. Many of them you probably recognize — they lead your bible studies, they takeover your twitter feed for the Olympics, Miss America and the Oscars {and make you cry laughing}, they write […]

Behold The Lamb of God

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Last weekend I took a group from our office, our IF:Terns and a few others, to Dallas to experience a few of my favorite Christmas traditions…my dad’s chili, the over-the-top Dallas Christmas lights, and Behold The Lamb of God. {If we had just thrown a Hallmark movie in, I would have been in Christmas heaven. I […]

IF Is Happening In Your Places

One of my favorite things about the IF:Gathering is how women have been inspired to lead in their places, in their homes, in their churches, in their communities, and in their cities. IF is being lead by women who live down the street, women who work down the hall, women who have raised their hands and said, […]

UNdoing Hatred

Everywhere I turn these days people seem to be perturbed, to be brimming over with anger, to be teetering on the edge of hatred. On the gridlocked roads. In crowded football stadiums. On the interwebs. We rage. We incite. We defend. And we all have our excuses about why our latest outrage is justifiable. WE […]

Looking Back at IF:Gathering

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Last weekend I gathered with 1,200 women in Austin, Texas, and more than 40,000 online for the first IF:Gathering. Truth be told, both attendees and organizers weren’t quite sure what to expect. The vision to “gather, equip, and unleash the next generation of women to live out their purpose” was clear but everything else was […]

Up On The Watershed

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Up on the watershed, standing at the fork in the road, you can stand there and agonize till your agony’s your heaviest load. You’ll never fly as the crow flies, get used to a country mile. When you’re learning to face the path at your pace, every choice is worth your while. Well, there’s always retrospect to light […]