Leading Girls with Courtney DeFeo
Summary: Leading Girls is a podcast for anyone raising girls - no matter your season and no matter your age! We all have questions, and this is the place to get guidance, wisdom and encouragement. Wouldn't you love to have lunch every week with a mentor or counselor or trusted friend? Well that’s not realistic - so Courtney DeFeo is doing just that with this podcast, bringing new questions and conversations every week! She also brings her own struggles and the real topics she faces with her own girls. Join each week as we seek to raise the next generation of God’s girls.
Allie Stanley is originally from Milton, GA and graduated from Auburn University this past May. She has a passion for serving students and was a middle school small group leader, a Young Life leader, a camp counselor and the Student Coordinator at Auburn Community Church. Allie now works with college students at a church in Woodstock, Ga while she is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership from DTS.
FELECEIA B. BENTON, affectionately known as Zoe's Mom, is a passionate lover of God, His people and His purpose in her life and the lives of others. Her knack for creativity and business inspired her to start her own company, Zoe Communications Agency. As a single mother of an amputee born with Down Syndrome, Feleceia still finds the time to record a weekly podcast, LifeChat Radio, where she and her co-host talk music, business, spirituality and all things life.
Lysa TerKeurst is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Uninvited as well as 21 other books. As president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lysa and her staff are passionate about teaching the Word of God in ways that get people excited to live the Bible out loud. Connect with her at www.LysaTerKeurst.com or on social media @LysaTerKeurst.
Kay Wills Wyma is a blogger, author, vodcaster and mother of five. Using raw and real stories Kay’s latest book, Not the Boss of Us: Putting Overwhelmed in its Place in a Do-All, Be-All World contemplates being overwhelmed by Truth with all its hope and peace and joy rather than life's pressures, stress & circumstances. Through it and her previous books, Kay has appeared on Canada's The Social, the TODAY Show, CNN, The New York Times, Focus on the Family, Family Life and more.
Mo Isom is a New York Times bestselling author, a nationally sought-after speaker, and a zealous voice rising up for her generation. Formerly, Mo was an was an All-American goalkeeper for the Louisiana State University soccer team, as well as the first female to train with and tryout for an SEC men's football team. Her first book, Wreck My Life: Journeying from Broken to Bold, was a New York Times Bestseller and her second book, Sex, Jesus, and the Conversations the Church Forgot, released March 2018.
Lynn Cowell is a Proverbs 31 speaker and the author of several books, written for women of all ages. Her newest Bible study for girls ages 8 - 12 is Brave Beauty: Finding the Fearless You and for women Make Your Move: Finding Unshakeable Confidence Despite Your Fears and Failures. In this episode, we discuss how to help our girls build a foundation of confidence that lasts. For more on this episode and links mentioned, visit leadinggirlspodcast.com and to connect with Lynn, visit lynncowell.com.
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Wendy Henderson has been married to her amazing husband Jeff for 21 years. Jeff is the pastor of Gwinnett Church. In this episode, we discuss: Creating memories and milestones, how not to get caught up in making their birthdays about us, getting to know your daughter and her personality, being intentional with the mentors and voices in their lives and giving them a chance to speak affirmation over them on these special occasions, and ways to help your daughter find community and friends!
Founder of Moms On Call, has a passion nspire and encourage parents. In this episode, Laura covers so much wisdom for every stage from babies to teens. It's the ultimate parenting pep talk! This episode includes: How to parent out of truth not fear, finding moments to enjoy, how to discipline when our emotions get wrapped in it and so much more!
In this episode we talk about-- How to model love and marriage for your girls, how to make your marriage a priority during these busy years of parenting, how to work through struggle and hard years of marriage and some of the Merrill Family rules on dating!
Tammy Franklin has been happily married to her best friend, Grammy Award-winning gospel artist, Kirk Franklin for over 22 years. In this episode we discuss: Blended families - giving their kids permission to love everyone and be godly in the process, team approach that Kirk and Tammy take with their kids in parenting, raising girls to think about beauty, confidence and purpose, and how to teach our girls practically to build up other girls from a very early age and not tear each other down.
Founder of Bible Belles, Erin Weidemann is committed to changing the world’s current definition of beauty. A five-time cancer survivor, she offers speaking, workshops, and seminars to equip women of all ages to let go of fear and step into the unique leadership roles for which they were designed.
Marianne Richmond, author and artist of more than 50 books, is familiar with the topic of finding your brave. She did it as a young girl battling seizures, then later enduring brain surgery. You will hear wisdom, encouragement, and downright practical advice from that little girl who grew up to be quite the brave woman and mother. In this episode, she gives us practical ways we can show up for our kids who struggle with fear.
Casey Darnell joins us as the first dad on the Leading Girls Podcast! On this episode, you will basically cry! Casey definitely brings the Father's love on this episode. He's a fantastic husband super fun dad to four daughters. Casey is a singer and songwriter. When not doing laundry, diapers or dishes, he is riding bikes with his family and making up kid songs.
We have the hysterical, fun-loving and super wise Chrystal Evans Hurst. Chrystal brings so much life experience to our conversation because of her authentic and honest life. She’s a wife, mom, grandmother, author, speaker, sister, daughter and extremely gifted woman. In this episode, we talk about how to parent our girls with the challenging balance of grace and boundaries. We also discuss how to handle the mess ups well – because it’s not “if” our girls will mess up – it is when.