Leading Hearts April 2020 Issue- Is this the worst of times?

COVID-19 has changed our lives. Is this the worst of times? If you need some reassurance and peace as well as a refocused purpose in this time of uncertainty, you won’t want to miss the April issue of Leading Hearts. 

Leading Hearts April issue is HERE–Find God’s Best During the Worst Moments of Life with Robin Luftig

“When I was told I had 10 days to live, I had to even trust God, that my life coming to an end might be part of His plan,” said Robin Luftig, author of God’s Best During Your Worst. Read her inspiring story and get insight from Sheila Walsh on facing a Brave New Day with faith that God is still on the throne. 

You’ll also find insight into what you can do to more than just survive this crisis. Debbie W. Wilson helps you discover how to navigate manipulative relationships. Edie Melson shares perspective on using social media during a time of social distancing to be a Christ-like influencer. Skillet drummer Jen Ledger talks about her new solo project and Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith challenges us to hit the reset.

This and much, much, more is packed into this new issue. 

“This pandemic is unprecedented, but Jesus told us to take heart. No matter what’s happening–no matter what we hear each morning on the news, God is still on the throne.” –Sheila Walsh gives you insights to face A Brave New Day. Click Here to Read and Watch an Exclusive Interview. 

Find out how a mother’s faith and love reached her daughter in prison and grew into her ministry purpose— Rebuilding What Was Destroyed.

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All this and more in this issue of Leading Hearts!

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Edie Melson: Why You Shouldn’t Get Caught Up in Your Social Media Numbers

by Edie Melson in Leading Hearts Magazine

One of the most significant issues we have is a tendency to approach online reach with a have-to-do, legalistic mindset. Truthfully, because successful social media is all about relationship building, it works best when we treat it as an exercise in faith.

When we get caught up in numbers and percentages, we lose our way. 

Instead, we must remember that those we interact with are not numbers; they’re people.

If we begin to judge our effectiveness, the worth of what we have to say, by numbers, we’ve lost our way.

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NEW ISSUE SNEAK PEEK: Unruffled Ministry: Soul Care for Leaders

by Guest Editor Edie Melson in Leading Hearts Magazine

FOR THIS SPECIAL EDITION OF LEADING HEARTS, I’M HONORED TO INTRODUCE SOME AMAZING WOMEN OF THE ADVANCED WRITERS AND SPEAKERS ASSOCIATION (AWSA).

These ladies are also ministry leaders, serving in the trenches with you.

The heart of each one beats with a desire to equip and encourage you as God uses your story to impact the world. I know each one personally and they are an integral part of the soul care God has provided me. I’m excited to share them with you.

Somedays we’re filled with His Spirit, other days we’re left feeling more like a leaky bucket. But no matter what we’re dealing with personally, the ministry needs keep coming. We have to learn how to function within the chaos and busyness that is life.

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A Word that Fills My Online Presence with God

by Edie Melson@EdieMelson  in Leading Hearts Magazine

SOMETIMES, ONLINE INTERACTIONS CAN SEEM LIKE AN ENDEAVOR WITHOUT BOUNDARIES. And I’m a person who appreciates boundaries. With them, I’m not hampered by limitations; instead, I find they give my life definition. Choosing a word of the year helps me let God define my year before it even begins.

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Congrats Edie Melson for Your 1st Place LH Article at Carolina Christian Writers Conference: Read “Top Leadership Resources For 2019”

By Edie Melson ediemelson.com  in Leading Hearts magazine 

TOP LEADERSHIP RESOURCES FOR 2019 won First Place for Article if the Year at the Carolina Christian Writers Conference

I WAS EXCITED TO BE ASKED TO WRITE THIS ARTICLE. In my life as an author and ministry leader, I come across hundreds of resources that I love to share. Fortunately, before I let my enthusiasm run away with me, I took time to pray and ask God to weigh in on the best ones to mention. I expected Him to give me some insight into how to narrow the list down to five, but His answer left me reeling:

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10 Easy Steps to Improve Your Social Media Network

When I teach social media, I encourage people to relax and not take on too much at once. So, let’s back up and start with the basics. Because social media can reach millions, it’s way too easy to think of it as mass marketing. In reality, it’s about one-on-one relationships. And that involves building a connected social media prescence.
Here are 10 Tips to Build Solid Social Media Relationships

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