A Woman Without Discretion

Sharon Discipleship, Girl Stuff, Modesty 3 Comments

Every Fall, the North Carolina State Fair comes to Raleigh, North Carolina for about a week and a half, and every year I go to the Fair to do the following: 1. Look at all the mullets 2. Eat lethal amounts of fried food. 3. Hunt for a baby pig. While the first two are fairly self-explanatory, let me explain …

A gentle and quiet spirit? Buh!

Sharon Girl Stuff, Submission, Women's Ministry 13 Comments

If you’ve ever met me, even once, you probably know one thing about my personality–I am not shy. Although an introvert by nature, I tend to be fairly outgoing and outspoken when the occasion calls (or when it doesn’t). I’m the daughter of a go-getting entrepreneur, so I’ve tried to study and learn my dad’s leadership strengths, and I definitely …

Manicures on a Mission

Sharon Evangelism, Girl Stuff, Women's Ministry 7 Comments

Up until about 3 months ago, I could count on one hand the number of times I’d gotten a manicure. I always thought that manicures were for prissy girls with too much time and money on their hands, so I only had my nails done when I was in a wedding and was required to do so. That all changed …

Target: Women

Sharon Girl Stuff, Pop-Culture, Worldview 0 Comments

In the past I’ve talked a lot about the ways in which the media has objectified women and given us an unrealistic standard for which we should strive. We see this subliminal messaging in the form of emaciated models and self-destructive actresses, so while it is prevalent, it’s also easy to pinpoint. However, not all of the media’s subliminal messages …

Why Women’s Ministry Matters

Sharon Girl Stuff, Ministry, Women's Ministry 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but for many years when I would attend Christian conferences, I avoided the women’s break-out sessions like the plague. (And just to be clear, I am speaking to women right now. If you’re reading this and you’re a guy, then I really hope you avoided the women’s break-out sessions. That would be weird if you …