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Beth Bennett
Alpharetta, GA
Director of Coaching with Ministry Ventures; Certified Spiritual Director and Life Coach
Interests: Working out, biking, reading, baking, home decor, family time, Spiritual and Personal Growth
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“My dear and precious friends, whom I deeply love…now arise in the fullness of your union with our Lord. My heart overflows with joy when I think of how you showed your love to me by your financial support of my ministry. I mention this not because I’m requesting a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at She Smiles
“Expectant people are watchful, always looking for Him they expect, always ready to find Him in whatever comes along; however strange it may be, they always think He might be in it…” – The Treatises, Meister Eckhart Pay Attention to His Love God is constantly present to you and I,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at She Smiles
The more I discover who I am on the spiritual journey and the more I sit with ministry leaders seeing their passion, hearing their longing, feeling their pain…the more I notice that many of us are being honest and asking— Why am I here? If I believe that I am... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at She Smiles
“The Lord has brought me into a delightful wide open space!” (Psalm 18:19) Remember those lazy days of summer as a child? The anticipation of playing in the refreshing neighborhood pool with friends, lingering long over an ice cream cone and family vacation at a beautiful Northern Michigan lake are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at She Smiles
Do I fully believe that God is good and for me? If we have hidden doubt of His ultimate goodness, our hearts lack the interior freedom needed to choose His best. Do you fear God is mad at you? Is He holding out on you until you are perfect? Do... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at She Smiles
Printed from Steve Macchia's blog at Leadership Transformations January 2, 2018 - Author: Steve 2018: The Year of… I’m deeply concerned about the diminution of a very important word. It’s been absconded by social media. It’s been destroyed by politics and the media. It’s been lost in our closed-off neighborhoods.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at She Smiles
We want more resources, more engaged board members, more staff members to do the work of God in our ministry. The constant need for “more” surrounds us. Competition for funds and desire for more influence within our community keeps us spinning. Pressure to do more and be more than what... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at She Smiles
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at She Smiles
“Thirsting for God”— Psalm 63---King David’s song when he was exiled in the Judean wilderness (From The Passion Translation of the Bible) O God of my life, I’m lovesick for you in this weary wilderness. I thirst with the deepest longings to love you more With cravings in my heart... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at She Smiles
Happy 4th of July everyone! What a great day to not only reflect with gratitude on the freedoms we have in this great nation but also to ponder and discover new found freedoms in Christ! The Holy Spirit continues to unearth the joyous freedoms that are rightfully mine. To keep... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at She Smiles
Follow the leader was a childhood game most of us played growing up. It was a game my neighborhood playmates and I resorted to when summertime boredom set in. Do what the person in front of you was doing, no matter how crazy. Because the leader was the proclaimed expert... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at She Smiles
Caleb had a different spirit. He was a leader that saw possibilities when everyone else saw problems. He championed Kingdom growth and advancement when the majority cowered in unbelief, fear and status quo. But what strikes me most about Caleb is his ability to stay vibrant, optimistic, spiritually fruitful and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at She Smiles
“Faith enabled Moses to choose God’s will, for when he became of age he refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter.” Hebrews 11:24 (TPT and NKJV) Right now, thousands of students across the nation will soon be graduating from high school. And thousands of parents are on high... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at She Smiles
These moms are heroes of mine! Beautiful young women part of Moms With Swords, a ministry that exists to awaken a mother's God given authority, therefore igniting generations to be faithful followers of Christ. Yes, God is showing Moms their unique influence more clearly and calling moms in this generation... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2015 at She Smiles
An excerpt from Ann Voskamp. Good preparation for this mom as my youngest will be flying the coop next Spring! God as my witness, I will be your witness, and you can climb and you can take risks and you can go east and you can go west and distance... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2015 at She Smiles
"I have written to you, young men, Because you are strong and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the wicked one." I John 2:14 Catch former @AHSFootball & #UGA great Michael Bennett as he suits up for the @Bengals against @TBBuccaneers tonite Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2015 at She Smiles
“But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary (harassed) and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.” Matt 9:36 Are you tired of living from a place of fear, depletion and dryness? Do you long to experience much more as a daughter... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2015 at She Smiles
The top 10 things I most admire in my husband as we celebrate 27 beautiful years: 1. His prayer life. 2. His commitment to being a present, engaging father to our children. 3. His hunger as a life long learner. 4. His strong work ethic. 5. His ability to always... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at She Smiles
My husband just sent this to me and thought it was wonderful! Abandoning perfection It's possible you work in an industry built on perfect. That you're a scrub nurse in the OR, or an air traffic controller or even in charge of compliance at a nuclear power plant. The rest... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at She Smiles
“The older women ….are to be teachers of good things—that they admonish (give friendly, earnest advice or encouragement) to the young women…” (Titus 2:3-4) I was in the middle of a really tough season. My husband was transitioning from local church pastor to consultant, which took nearly 18 months to... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at She Smiles
Rachael and Leah. Hannah and Peninnah. Sarah and Hagar. What do these moms have in common? Jealousy, competition and insecurity. The struggles of these mothers still plague us today. Barrenness. Number of children in the quiver. Playing favorites. Beauty. School and sports success. How many Bible verses our kids know.... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at She Smiles
Parents, have you ever wondered why a “Baby Owner's Manual” doesn’t come with your newborn? This might be the reason why—God wants parents to go to Him for advice. If the parent is not praying and seeking God at this point in their lives, good chance they will now! And... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at She Smiles
What are the two top things a mom prays for her kids? I’d venture to say their salvation and their spouse. My son, Michael, asked Jesus into his heart at the tender of age of 5 (those sweet memories are for another blog post) and he will soon marry his... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at She Smiles
We look forward to Fridays more than any other day, don't we? This past Friday, I was anticipating it even more because it was Good Friday. And I wanted to share it in some meaningful way with my 17 year old daughter. We always check our kids out of school... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at She Smiles
Cinderella has been my favorite Disney movie for years. I especially loved watching it with my toddler girls when they were young. …many moons ago. On days when I was exhausted from the being “mommy”, I remember putting the Cinderella video in, snugging with my girls and the world was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at She Smiles