5 LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY FIRST MONTH OF MARRIAGE

Hey everyone! It’s been a while, but I’m so glad to be back writing and sharing all that God has been teaching me. It’s been crazy around here in the Empowered Beauty family.  Life update; I got married! This season of my life has been so surreal. From the wedding to settling into our newContinue reading “5 LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY FIRST MONTH OF MARRIAGE”

HOW YOU CAN START INFLUENCING PEOPLE RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE

I remember about a year ago that I was seriously confronted about my level of influence after a prayer service at church. As I stood by the door greeting some of those who had attended the prayer service that night, one of the young girls I pastor excitedly pointed at my ear and exclaimed, “SeeContinue reading “HOW YOU CAN START INFLUENCING PEOPLE RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE”

HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR TRIBE

What Real Friendship Looks Like If you’re anything like me, you’ve struggled in the area of friendships. I’ve had a hard time identifying those that I can call friend or refer to them as someone I just know. When I was in elementary school, I was always quick to call a new acquaintance my bestContinue reading “HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR TRIBE”

The Truth About Being Young and in Ministry

Debunking the Common Myths and Misconceptions As a youth pastor in my church, I hear from many teenagers and young adults that they feel they are called to work in ministry to some capacity. They feel a tug in their hearts to serve God, but they just aren’t sure of what that looks like rightContinue reading “The Truth About Being Young and in Ministry”

What To Do When You Don’t Get What You Want

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving break is already over! The year has flown by so fast! I enjoyed getting to spend time with my family and friends last week. Also, we are all out of leftovers in my house, which hurts more deeply than what you can imagine. One thing we still have though isContinue reading “What To Do When You Don’t Get What You Want”

Is God really talking to me? | How to Hear the Voice of God+ Bonus Tip

“God, is that you?” I blurted as I sat up quickly in my bed. I was completely alone in the room when I heard a voice speak to me. Now, I knew I hadn’t heard the voice audibly, but it was so clear I felt as if I looked up I would see someone standingContinue reading “Is God really talking to me? | How to Hear the Voice of God+ Bonus Tip”