Mentor for Life Book Cover

Introducing Natasha Sistrunk Robinson

Earlier this year, I joined the Redbud Writers Guild, “a diverse groupĀ of female authors, writers and speakers who communicate in order to empower women to use their voices to be world-changers.” One of the perks of being a part of this community is that I’ve been introduced to some books I may not have otherwise known about. One of those books, “Mentor for Life: Finding Purpose through Intentional Discipleship,” was just released on March 1st. I recently received a copy and about a third of the way through. By the first few pages of chapter one, I’d started dog-earing pages Read More

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Lose the Training Wheels

While reflecting on the book of Acts, I found myself comparing the apostles’ behavior to how they had been portrayed in the Gospels. The image that came to mind was that of losing their training wheels. Throughout the Gospels, Jesus points out just how much they don’t “get it.” Yet, once they receive the Holy Spirit, the training wheels come off. They are healing people and boldly proclaiming the name of Jesus – even at the risk of imprisonment and death. This is a very clear change from a group of men who were too afraid to even show up Read More