Helping women realize their God-given calling and purpose as moms

Sue Detweiler interviews Paris Goodyear-Brown

Sue Detweiler interviews Paris Goodyear-Brown

Paris Goodyear-Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor with 18 years of experience in treating traumatized and attachment disturbed children and families. She is an Adjunct Instructor of Psychiatric Mental Health at Vanderbilt University, guest lecturer for several universities in middle Tennessee, maintains a private practice, and has an international reputation as a dynamic speaker and innovative clinician. With recent trainings in Morocco, Australia, and Sweden, as well as frequent domestic presentations, she is best known for developing clinically sound, played-based interventions that are used to treat a variety of childhood problems. She has received the APT award for Play Therapy Promotion and Education. She is the author of multiple books, chapters and articles related to child therapy. Her newest books include the Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment, Play Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Prescriptive Approach and The Worry Wars: An Anxiety Workbook for Kids and their Helpful Adults. Other Publications can be found on the products page of her website. Paris has been married for 23 years and has three children.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Teasi Cannon, Part 2

Sue Detweiler interviews Teasi Cannon, Part 2

As a former middle school teacher, women’s public speaker, and survivor of a lifelong emotional battle with her body, Teasi Cannon is no stranger to body angst. But after experiencing a profound healing, she now loves what she sees in the mirror, and encourages women of all ages to join her in making this powerful switch: Rather than aching to change how we look, let’s allow God to change how we see.

As an author of her book called My Big Bottom Blessing, Teasi delivers an inspiring message to all women—one of healing and godly empowerment. Teasi is married to her best friend, Bill Cannon, who is the Children’s Pastor at their church in Franklin, Tennessee.  Bill and Teasi have three awesome children: Carli, Ben, and Sam. You can find out more information at www.teasicannon.com.

Sue Detweiler interviews Teasi Cannon

Sue Detweiler interviews Teasi Cannon

As a former middle school teacher, women’s public speaker, and survivor of a lifelong emotional battle with her body, Teasi Cannon is no stranger to body angst. But after experiencing a profound healing, she now loves what she sees in the mirror, and encourages women of all ages to join her in making this powerful switch: Rather than aching to change how we look, let’s allow God to change how we see.

As an author of her book called My Big Bottom Blessing, Teasi delivers an inspiring message to all women—one of healing and godly empowerment. Teasi is married to her best friend, Bill Cannon, who is the Children’s Pastor at their church in Franklin, Tennessee.  Bill and Teasi have three awesome children: Carli, Ben, and Sam. You can find out more information at www.teasicannon.com.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Lisa Oliver, Part 2

Sue Detweiler interviews Lisa Oliver, Part 2

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Lisa Oliver’s heart and home are always full. She has been married to Greg Oliver for 23 years. Together they have two sons, Brad who is 21 and Blake who is 14.  Lisa has served many as a mentor and coach. Being a part of the pastoral team of New Song Christian Fellowship for the past 17 years has given her an opportunity to pour into the next generation.  Lisa has also helped to launch a new ministry to single moms called Family of Hope. You can contact Lisa at loliver@new-song.com.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Lisa Oliver

Sue Detweiler interviews Lisa Oliver

Lisa Oliver interviewed by Sue Detweiler

Lisa Oliver has a heart and home that are always full. She has been married to Greg Oliver for 23 years. Together they have two sons, Brad who is 21 and Blake who is 14.  Lisa has served many as a mentor and coach. Being a part of the pastoral team of New Song Christian Fellowship for the past 17 years has given her an opportunity to pour into the next generation.  Lisa has also helped to launch a new ministry to single moms called Family of Hope. You can contact Lisa at loliver@new-song.com.

 

Sue Detweiler, Part 2

Sue Detweiler, Part 2

This week on ChristianMomTalk Sue introduces the second part of the book that she has begun to write called Be the Best Mom for your Child: Overcoming  the Obstacle of Your Flesh by the Fruit of God’s Spirit. Every mom struggles with at least one unresolved flesh pattern that obstructs her capacity to effectively parent her child. Her hidden habit of the heart hinders her potential to nurture her child in a safe and loving environment and sometimes makes her feel like she is the worst mom in the world for her child. Every mom is able to overcome the obstacles of her flesh by walking in the fruit of God’s Spirit in order to be who God created her to be and to fulfill her call as the best mom for her child.

Sue shares a brief overview of the second part of the book:

6. Overcoming Criticalness with Goodness.

7. Overcoming Faithlessness with Faithfulness.

8. Overcoming Harshness with Gentleness.

9. Overcoming self-indulgence with self-control.

10. Overcoming moms Raise Overcoming Children.

If you can relate to what Sue is sharing, please take time to write a comment. Remember your story can encourage others.

 

Sue Detweiler

Sue Detweiler

This week on ChristianMomTalk Sue introduces the book that she has begun to write called Be the Best Mom for your Child: Overcoming  the Obstacle of Your Flesh by the Fruit of God’s Spirit. Every mom struggles with at least one unresolved flesh pattern that obstructs her capacity to effectively parent her child. Her hidden habit of the heart hinders her potential to nurture her child in a safe and loving environment and sometimes makes her feel like she is the worst mom in the world for her child. Every mom is able to overcome the obstacles of her flesh by walking in the fruit of God’s Spirit in order to be who God created her to be and to fulfill her call as the best mom for her child.

Sue shares a brief overview of the first part of the book:

1. Overcoming Anger with Love

2. Overcoming Depression with Joy

3. Overcoming Strife with Peace

4. Overcoming Impatience with Patience

5. Overcoming Control with Kindness

If you can relate to what Sue is sharing, please take time to write a comment. Remember your story can encourage others.

 

Sue Detweiler Interviews Amy Philips

Sue Detweiler Interviews Amy Philips

Amy Philips serves as the director of Women’s Ministry at the Gate Community Church in Franklin Tennessee. She has been married to Caleb for 13 years and they have two sons. Together they have a heart for marriages and parenting. Amy came to a point in parenting their first son Noah where she needed new skills to help her be an effective parent who sows seeds of love and respect into her household.  In this interview Amy recommends a book by Danny Silk called, Loving Your Kids on Purpose. This resource can be found at http://www.lovingonpurpose.com/. 

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Rhonda Livers

Sue Detweiler interviews Rhonda Livers

Rhonda Livers could be called a Southern girl. Raised in a rural community in Kentucky, most of her life has been lived in the South. Rhonda has been involved in the mental health field for over 25 years and works full-time as a behavioral health coach. Rhonda has been married to Bernie Livers for 24 years and here children’s ages are 22, 18, and 14. Rhonda loves to cook , read a book on her front porch swing, and play with her 6 dogs.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Monica Robertson, Part 2

Sue Detweiler interviews Monica Robertson, Part 2

Monica Robertson is from Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  She has served in bi-vocational ministry for 29 years.  She has been married to David Robertson for 25 years and they have served in ministry together since 1996 when David left Nissan Motor Manufacturing and answered the call to the ministry.   She is currently a Licensed Minister of Pastoral Counseling and directs a counseling ministry called The WAYstation.  She homeschooled her one daughter, 20 year old Abigail Grace from Preschool through graduation.  Abigail now studies Nursing at Motlow State Community College and hopes to use her skills in foreign missions.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Monica Robertson

Sue Detweiler interviews Monica Robertson

Monica Robertson is from Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  She has served in bi-vocational ministry for 29 years.  She has been married to David Robertson for 25 years and they have served in ministry together since 1996 when David left Nissan Motor Manufacturing and answered the call to the ministry.   She is currently a Licensed Minister of Pastoral Counseling and directs a counseling ministry called The WAYstation.  She homeschooled her one daughter, 20 year old Abigail Grace from Preschool through graduation.  Abigail now studies Nursing at Motlow State Community College and hopes to use her skills in foreign missions.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Denise Hildreth Jones

Sue Detweiler interviews Denise Hildreth Jones

Denise Hildreth Jones is a Nashville author and an international speaker.  Her writing credits include two novels, Savannah from Savannah and Savannah Comes Undone.

In 2007 after Denise’s divorce she went on a fervent attempt to reclaim her shut-down heart. After spending years traveling and speaking and leading Bible Studies, Denise knew that if there was one message she would want to share with people it would be how important their God designed heart is.

In 2011 she began a nonprofit called “Reclaiming Hearts Ministries” whose mission is to provide men and women Biblical Teaching and resources that reconnect them to their God designed heart. In 2010, Denise married Phily Jones and became a “bonus mom” to 5 children.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Elizabeth Claybaker, Part 2

Sue Detweiler interviews Elizabeth Claybaker, Part 2

Raised in Los Angeles, California, Elizabeth Claybaker graduated high school at the age of 16 and went on to attend a junior college before transferring to UCLA as a Junior. She served as Director of Women’s Issues for UCLA’s student government, and then became President of the Student Body after a highly controversial election.

After graduating from UCLA in 2002, Elizabeth moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked on the presidential campaign, served as Managing Editor for the Presidential Inauguration Committee, and as Deputy Director of USDA’s Faith Based and Community Initiative.

She has worked as a magazine editor, an event producer, and as Director of Community Relations for Mercy Ministries of America’s Corporate Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, where she currently resides with her husband Ben and her 3 ½ year-old son, Jackson, who entered their family through the miracle of adoption. Currently, Elizabeth’s husband Ben is running for State Representative for District 53 in Nashville and she is helping his campaign as much as possible. Elizabeth and Ben are also expecting a daughter on October 24th.

Elizabeth has spoken to hundreds of young people all over the world inspiring them to be a leader in their generation and to change the world.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Elizabeth Claybaker

Sue Detweiler interviews Elizabeth Claybaker

Raised in Los Angeles, California, Elizabeth Claybaker graduated high school at the age of 16 and went on to attend a junior college before transferring to UCLA as a Junior. She served as Director of Women’s Issues for UCLA’s student government, and then became President of the Student Body after a highly controversial election.

After graduating from UCLA in 2002, Elizabeth moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked on the presidential campaign, served as Managing Editor for the Presidential Inauguration Committee, and as Deputy Director of USDA’s Faith Based and Community Initiative.

She has worked as a magazine editor, an event producer, and as Director of Community Relations for Mercy Ministries of America’s Corporate Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, where she currently resides with her husband Ben and her 3 ½ year-old son, Jackson, who entered their family through the miracle of adoption. Currently, Elizabeth’s husband Ben is running for State Representative for District 53 in Nashville and she is helping his campaign as much as possible. Elizabeth and Ben are also expecting a daughter on October 24, 2012.

Elizabeth has spoken to hundreds of young people all over the world inspiring them to be a leader in their generation and to change the world.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Toni Kline

Sue Detweiler interviews Toni Kline

Toni Kline is a mother to many. She has been married to Kevin for 27 years and God called them to a parent adult children. They do not have any biological children, but they  answered a mandate from the Lord to pour into the next generation. They have helped to “parent” adult kids that need love and care. Toni serves as an associate pastor at New Song Christian Fellowship and pastors the young adult ministry of 18 to 30 year olds. If you would like to contact Toni you can get ahold of her at www.new-song.com.

 

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Sue Detweiler interviews Gwen Elliott

Sue Detweiler interviews Gwen Elliott

Gwen Elliott an amazing wife and mother of three. She and her husband Brian have a heart to live fully for God and to raise their children in His word, His will and His way.  After having 2 children, they were surprised with a 3rd child. Being a busy mother of 3 she also serves in ministry at her local church of New Song Christian Fellowship. You can contact Gwen at gwenelliott3@gmail.com.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Tondalanea Scott, Part 2

Sue Detweiler interviews Tondalanea Scott, Part 2

Tondalanea Scott is an unusual and unique woman of God. She has been married for 13 years to NFL player, pastor and author Freddie Scott. She has partnered with him in founding Unlock the Champion a nonprofit organization reaching young men and women nation wide with the message of lifting yourself, loving your spouse, leading your children, and leaving a legacy. Tondalanea is also a minister at Faith Life Church and the mom of five beautiful children. Take a moment right now to listen to this interview and share it with a friend to encourage them.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Tondalanea Scott

Sue Detweiler interviews Tondalanea Scott

Tondalanea Scott is an unusual and unique woman of God. She has been married for 13 years to NFL player, pastor and author Freddie Scott. She has partnered with him in founding Unlock the Champion a nonprofit organization reaching young men and women nation wide with the message of lifting yourself, loving your spouse, leading your children, and leaving a legacy. Tondalanea is also a minister at Faith Life Church and the mom of five beautiful children. Take a moment right now to listen to this interview and share it with a friend to encourage them.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Sandy Houston

Sue Detweiler interviews Sandy Houston

Sandy has been married to her husband David Houston for 35 years. Together they have had rich years of ministry and have traveled to the nations sharing a message of building strong marriages and families. They are known for their warmth and integrity. Sandy has embodied what it means to be a woman who lays down her life for her husband and her children. She now is rewarded with the joy of having adult children who serve God. David and Sandy also went through the pain of losing one of their children who died when he was 3 years old. God has used their pain and loss to minister to others who have gone through difficult things. Sandy continues to minister alongside her husband David who serves as a church consultant with Every Nation coaching, training and supporting church planters and pastors worldwide. (You can send a message to Sandy on Facebook under Sandy Burgin Houston).

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Brenda Kean

Sue Detweiler interviews Brenda Kean

Brenda Kean is the mother of 4 beautiful daughters and serves along with her husband Garry as a missionary in Kenya Africa. Brenda has the heart of compassion for the least and the lowest and willingly serves in the slums of Nairobi equipping women and helping them create jobs to find a way out of poverty.  Brenda and Garry and the family are in Nashville for six months on furlough. You can connect with Brenda Kean at www.keanco.com.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Malekia Bell, Part 2

Sue Detweiler interviews Malekia Bell, Part 2

Malekiah Bell grew up in the projects of Detroit Michigan.  As a teen she was on a path of destruction until her aunt opened her heart and her home to rescue her and help get her on a better path.  Malekiah applied herself in school and now is a registered nurse who runs a program called Advanced Nurse Assistant training where she trains others. She also has begun a non-profit ministry called the Zoe Center that helps transform the lives of young women to overcome abuse, depression, drug addiction and unplanned pregnancy (www.zoectr.org). For the past 10 years Malekiah as been a single mom to her two nieces and nephew.

 

Sue Detweiler interviews Malekia Bell

Sue Detweiler interviews Malekia Bell

Malekiah Bell grew up in the projects of Detroit Michigan.  As a teen she was on a path of destruction until her aunt opened her heart and her home to rescue her and help get her on a better path.  Malekiah applied herself in school and now is a registered nurse who runs a program called Advanced Nurse Assistant training where she trains others. She also has begun a non-profit ministry called the Zoe Center that helps transform the lives of young women to overcome abuse, depression, drug addiction and unplanned pregnancy (www.zoectr.org). For the past 10 years Malekiah as been a single mom to her two nieces and nephew.