Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘competition’

Photo by Rama V

Photo by Rama V

By Diana Gee

For the life of me, I cannot stomach watching shows like The Real Housewives of Some North-American City. I find them odious and glorifying the worst in human relationships. Jealousy, envy, pride, and gluttony all mashed together in artificially constructed female fraternity. Please pass the trashcan. Other shows do marginally better in depicting
“real” women’s lives. But if I pay attention, I do not often find stories of strong female characters relating well to other strong female characters.

I am also hard-pressed to find examples of female friendships in the bible that is not somehow connected by a father, husband, or son. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Photo by Www.CourtneyCarmody.com/

Photo by Www.CourtneyCarmody.com/

By Lia Huynh

I’ve been trying to keep to my exercise routine and while I’m on the treadmill, I’ve been watching a lot of reality shows lately like “‘Keeping up with the Kardashians.” Time flies when you’re with the Kardashian sisters. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Photo by aussiegall

By Chloe Sun

There is a saying in Chinese: “Two tigers cannot live in the same mountain.” It refers to the reality of two leaders who often cannot survive and thrive in the same realm. I think it applies to many of our ministry settings where two equally qualified and charismatic male leaders or two gifted and vocal female leaders have difficulty working together in the same realm. It is supposed that one would dominant the other, or there would be competition between the two.

As female leaders, we may face a dilemma. On the one hand, we do not want to feel alone in our ministry. On the other hand, we hesitate to have another female leader coming into our realm, for the fear that she would take the attention away from us or compete with us for influence. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Christy Hyun is the pastor’s wife at Gospel Mission Project Church in Santa Clarita, CA, a mom of four kids, and a licensed marriage-family therapist in private practice.  Born in Korea and raised in southern California, she received her BA at Boston University and attended Fuller Theological Seminary and Western Seminary.  She loves meeting new people and helping God’s people to become not what people tell them to be, but what God intended them to be.  Her favorite activity is hanging out with her favorite people — her kids and her husband.

What are your ministry passions? 

I have always had a heart for women and equipping them in all aspects of womanhood. My ministry passion is to translate into our daily lives the idea of knowing God and being known by God.  (more…)

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: