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When She Leads

When She Leads

By Brenda Leavenworth
When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth. With over 30 years of ministry experience and a degree in biblical studies, Brenda is uniquely qualified to train and guide the next generation of women leaders in the church. Co-hosts include Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell, each bringing their collective experiences, research, victories, and failures to consider and discuss a range of topics from a biblical and practical perspective.

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Dealing with Conflict and Difficult People
In this episode, we talk through our experiences with navigating interpersonal conflict in ministry. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
40:15
May 17, 2022
Balancing Family, Career, and Ministry
In this episode, we talk through our experiences with learning to balance our attention and time when it comes to the various aspects of our lives. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
49:22
May 05, 2022
Trauma Within Human Trafficking - Part 2
In this episode, we continue our discussion on ministering to and counseling those who have experienced sexual trauma and abuse from human trafficking. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit. Resources: Counseling Through Your Bible - Julie Hunt Helping Victims of Sexual Abuse: A Sensitive Biblical Guide - Jeanette Vought and Lynn Heitritter Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution - Rachel Moran In Pursuit of Love: One Woman's Journey from Trafficked to Triumphant - Rebecca Bender Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions - Lisa Lopez Levers Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just - Timothy Keller The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance - Bethany H. Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? - Richard Stearns Ending Human Trafficking Podcast National Human Trafficking Hotline | 1-(888)-373-7888 | humantraffickinghotline.org ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
38:31
April 04, 2022
Trauma Within Human Trafficking - Part 1
In this episode, we discuss ministering to and counseling those who have experienced sexual trauma and abuse from human trafficking. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit. Resources: Counseling Through Your Bible - Julie Hunt Helping Victims of Sexual Abuse: A Sensitive Biblical Guide - Jeanette Vought and Lynn Heitritter Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution - Rachel Moran In Pursuit of Love: One Woman's Journey from Trafficked to Triumphant - Rebecca Bender Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions - Lisa Lopez Levers Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just - Timothy Keller The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance - Bethany H. Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? - Richard Stearns Ending Human Trafficking Podcast National Human Trafficking Hotline | 1-(888)-373-7888 | humantraffickinghotline.org ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
33:51
March 15, 2022
Unity
In this episode, we talk through our experiences with learning to serve with the mind of Christ in cultivating and promoting unity in our churches. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
44:40
March 01, 2022
Leading People to Evangelize
In this episode, we talk through our experiences with sharing our faith and identifying the gift of evangelism in those in our ministry. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
43:28
February 15, 2022
Servant Appreciation | Do's and Don'ts
We're very blessed to serve alongside some faithful servants over the years. In this episode, we talk through our experiences with showing love and appreciation, as well as the ways we’ve failed to appreciate those we serve with. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
35:45
February 01, 2022
Leading with Joy (In Seasons of Loneliness)
In this episode, we talk through our experiences with loneliness in ministry and finding joy in God's presence. We pray that this conversation encourages you to continue to lead with humility and transparency by the filling and empowerment of the Spirit.  ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Krista Fox, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
31:35
January 15, 2022
Reaching Our Communities | Holidays
Today on When She Leads, we talk through how to practically and effectively in-reach and out-reach to our communities, specifically during the Holiday seasons.  Reference Article by Rosemary Cady ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
37:52
December 01, 2021
Reaching Our Communities | Outreach
Today on When She Leads, we talk through how to practically and effectively reach out to our communities. There are many outreach resources we can work with through humanitarian organizations, local ministry opportunities, and partnerships with other churches. As leaders, how do we lead the charge? What does the Bible say about outreach? Reference Article by Kelly Bell. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
37:42
November 15, 2021
The Pastor's Wife and Friendships
It’s been said, “Being a Pastor’s wife is the loneliest role in the church,” and we would generally agree. Although we wouldn’t say, “I’m lonely,” we often feel alone. In this episode, we talk through the complexities in navigating friendships distinctive to the Pastor’s wife. Reference Article by Brenda Leavenworth. Book Recommendations:  Help! I'm Married to My Pastor - Jani Ortlund Sacred Privilege: Your Life and Ministry As a Pastor's Wife - Kay Warren The Privilege: Lessons from the Heart of A Shepherdess - Kay Smith ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
45:56
November 15, 2021
Developing or Revamping a Women's Ministry - Part 2
In this episode, we talk through the processes and nuances of developing and bringing new life into a women's ministry. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we discuss the ways we’ve had to readjust or change how we lead women's ministry. Reference Article by Jody Ponce. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
50:20
October 14, 2021
Developing or Revamping a Women's Ministry - Part 1
In this episode, we talk through the processes and nuances of developing and bringing new life into a women's ministry. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we discuss the ways we’ve had to readjust or change how we lead women's ministry. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
47:26
October 14, 2021
Leading Through Seasons of Doubt
Today, on When She Leads, we talk through the complexities and nuances of leading through seasons of doubt. We will be discussing some common “doubts” we all experience and some tools we can share with others to help them come to a better understanding of God’s goodness and sovereignty. This will hopefully help them become more confident, not in their faith, but in the object of their faith, God Himself, who continues to pour out His blessings despite our doubt. Reference article on leading someone through doubt by Kelly Bell. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
40:19
September 15, 2021
Should a Church Have a Women's Ministry?
Today, on When She Leads, we are discussing the question: should a church have a women's ministry? Women's ministries come in all shapes and sizes and we'll discuss all the facets and how it can be effective and healthy.  Reference article by Rosemary Cady. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
38:23
August 15, 2021
Becoming a Leader God Can Use
You are a leader, whether you like it or not. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are all called to spiritually lead others toward the goodness of God. Today, on When She Leads, we will discuss what it means to be an effective spiritual leader in a world that rejects Christian principles, including character building and leadership competencies, and provide practical steps you can take to become the leader this world needs. ---- When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth, Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell. Email us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram at @whensheleads
37:51
July 15, 2021
When She Leads Trailer
When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth. With over 30 years of ministry experience and a degree in biblical studies, Brenda is uniquely qualified to train and guide the next generation of women leaders in the church. Co-hosts include Jenn Benham, Jody Ponce, Rosemary Cady, and Kelly Bell, each bringing their collective experiences, research, victories, and failures to consider and discuss a range of topics from a biblical and practical perspective. Have a topic for the show? Share it with us at whensheleadspodcast@gmail.com!
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May 20, 2021