Acceptance is more than being admitted into a clique or a club. It's being specially chosen in love without pretense and having grace, honor, and abundant favor bestowed upon you by the One who accepts you. Ephesians 1:5-6 says, Having predestined us to adoption as [daughters] by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, to the praise of the glory … [Read more...] about Why We Crave Acceptance & How God Defines Acceptance in His Plan
I'm excited to officially announce the Called Conference, Calling God's Daughters to the Heart of the Father. Join Sheri Rose Shepherd and me, Krista Pettiford in the presence of our Savior and King. Step deeper into His love, acceptance, and beauty. Be empowered to live your calling with confidence and authenticity. There will be fellowship, food, and fun. But this isn't just a … [Read more...] about The Called Conference is Coming in 2018!
Jazmin Steele is a mom, an artist, an entrepreneur, and an up and coming author. http://traffic.libsyn.com/labchatswithkristapettiford/jazz_final.mp3 Her new book Love Incurrptible A Woman's Reflective Journey to Freedom is coming out soon. Though it is written as a fictional novel, Jazmin's testimony is just as powerful. Her own story is one of finding freedom and learning to live an … [Read more...] about L.A.B. Chat #17 with Jazmin Steele – How to Find Freedom When You’ve Been Stuck Way Too Long
Amanda and I chatted about the need we all have for approval and acceptance and to belong. That need is met through a relationship with the Father in Christ, through His sacrifice and His resurrection power. http://traffic.libsyn.com/labchatswithkristapettiford/ACave_final.mp3 Like you, Amanda Cave has a hunger for exploring Biblical truths while applying them in the natural aspects of … [Read more...] about L.A.B. Chat #16 with Amanda Cave – Our Need for Approval
Being a mother is a calling that carries with it the commitment to love as Jesus does, accept without pretense, and choose beauty over bitterness even when things look ugly. http://traffic.libsyn.com/labchatswithkristapettiford/High20Calling20of20Motherhood.mp3 In this episode, I’m sharing the beauty and blessings of the different seasons of motherhood as well as how to get through the tough … [Read more...] about The High Calling and Commitment of Motherhood and How Mental Illness in My Family Changed My Story
Today I'm sharing from my heart about changing the garments of your heart from all forms pretense to the beautiful garments God provides for us when we become His daughters. http://traffic.libsyn.com/labchatswithkristapettiford/garmentsfull.mp3 Sometimes we cover up what's really going on inside with pretense on the outside but that's not God's plan! Isaiah 52:1–2 says, "Awake, awake! Put … [Read more...] about L.A.B. Chat #14 with Krista Pettiford – Changing the Garments of Your Heart