The Voice Part 3: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities

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The Voice Part 3: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities   The Message   Now that you have spent time preparing your heart and getting to know your audience and vision, it is time to determine what you want to say. What is the message you want to communicate?   Before you start developing your message, it is helpful to …

The Voice Part 2: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities

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The Voice Part 2: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities   In the first blog on preparing for speaking and media opportunities, I talked about the importance of preparing your heart. Beyond that, here are some practical steps you can take to prepare a great message.     Know Your Audience Who are you speaking to? Is the audience Christian? …

Dreams Redeemed

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Life has been pretty exciting around here the last couple months! We hosted our National Outreach Training a few weeks ago. We trained women from all across the country who will be starting up outreaches and support groups for women in the sex industry. It was an incredible weekend and we cannot wait to start seeing women in new cities …

The Voice Part 1: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities

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The Voice Part 1: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities Preparing for speaking and media opportunities starts in the heart.   Out of the heart flow the issues of life and when you speak, your message will flow from your heart. (Proverbs 4:23)   So when you are preparing for a speaking or media opportunity, there is as much to …

I finally left…

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This summer, my daughter and I visited my fiancé’s family in New Hampshire. (Yes! I am engaged! And we are over the moon with excitement!) During our visit, we planted pumpkin seeds and little baby pumpkin plants in hopes of seeing a pumpkin patch sprout up in the fall. I have always had a “gray” thumb, so I honestly doubted …

Strip Club Owner Sells Club to Church: “It’s a place where a lot of dreams died and a place where we can see them be reborn”

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Strip Club Owner Sells Club to Church: “It’s a place where a lot of dreams died and a place where we can seem them be reborn” You may remember when we had the great pleasure of going to Colorado to train the wonderful folks with a heart to reach the women working at the Hunt Club, the only strip club in …

Fifty Shades of Reality, through the eyes of someone who has lived it

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  by Divine Roman Fifty Shades of Grey is not reality. I spent 22 years working in the sex industry, 14 of which were spent solely as a Dominatrix. So, I feel like I am an expert on a subject most people only narrowly understand, if at all. While Fifty Shades is “entertainment”, the danger is that it is enticing people to join …

Fifty Shades of Grey

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  There is no shortage of opinions on the highly controversial book turned movie that will be hitting the big screen this Valentine’s Day weekend. There are arguments that are sure to point out its pornographic nature and the tendency of porn to dehumanize women, normalize violence against women and interfere with true intimacy in relationships. Others scoff at what …

When the way you dress causes others to stumble…

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For anyone who has ever said that she is “asking for it” based on the way she is dressed! What a brilliant article!?  When Suits Become a Stumbling Block: A Plea to My Brothers in Christ* by L.P. There has been a lot of talking, debating, and hand-wringing among Christian bloggers lately about modesty; particularly yoga pants, making men uncomfortable by being attractive, and in general, …

Helping Women Leave the Sex Industry

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Helping Women Leave the Sex Industry   Walking away from the sex industry was HARD! Stripping had become more than a job. It was my life.   I spent several years, creating this character, Monique. Monique had her own set of friends, norms, and survival methods… I hid behind her and eventually, lost sight of who the real Harmony was. …