This week we welcome Captain Janelle Gonzalez the the Prepare Podcast! She didn't have to come far, just across the hall, as Captain Janelle is a member of the Territorial Women's Ministries Department serving as the Intercultural Ministries Secretary. What Janelle has been through in the last three years most of us won't even experience. But today she's sharing her story of God's faithfulness and hope that comes through knowing and loving and being loved by Christ - enjoy this episode!
This week we welcome Captain Aimee Norton to The Prepare Podcast. Aimee and her husband Alex, led a college town corps and embraced the opportunity to minister to college students in their community. As a result, a number of new-to-The-Salvation-Army young adults embraced TSA as their church and became soldiers and are still involved in the Salvation Army today. Enjoy this conversation and consider ways you can embrace this ministry opportunity.
Hi and welcome back to the prepare podcast, today we welcome Captain Tammy Whitney to the podcast. Captain Tammy is the program secretary for the Heartland Division. Today Tammy shares about how God used women’s ministries to bring her back to Christ, tips for how to build ministry when not everyone is on board, ways to re-imagine ministry opportunities through flexibility and creativity. Thanks for listening and here’s my conversation with Captain Tammy Whitney.
This episode we welcome Major Gail Aho to the show. Major Gail is the Urban Ministries Secretary for the Midland Division. This is the only position of this kind in the country. Today she shares from her wealth of experience and God-given passion to teach us more about a ministry that can often be misunderstood. Thanks for listening!
HI and welcome back to the prepare podcast, on today’s episode we welcome Captain Lynn Lopez to the podcast. Captain Lynn is the commanding officer at the Salina, KS corp in the Kansas Western Missouri Division. As I got to hear Lynn’s story I asked her what she loves about women’s ministries and where she sees space for improvement. She points out some blind spots that I think we all have the space and capacity to address. Enjoy learning from and getting to know Captain Lynn!
On episode 43 of the Prepare Podcast we welcome Royal Oak, MI Women's Ministries Secretary, Katy Engle to the show! Katy offers simple, common sense tips on how to reach women where they are at and create an inclusive space for all women. Enjoy learning from our friend, Katy!
It's a new month, March! With new guests! First up is Captain Bersabe Vera, the Division Secretary in the Northern Division. Bersabe shares with us ways she's developing in her faith and her leadership, ways we can encourage and watch for leadership potential in the people in our sphere of influence. Enjoy this episode!
Hey and welcome back to the Prepare Podcast! This month I’m asking our February guests the same series of questions. Two women in ministry, two different perspectives. This is the second episode of the month with Minnesota native and Michigan resident, Captain Kelsie Moreno. Kelsie and her husband have been officers all the Detroit Salvation Army corps (churches) spanning the last 10+ years! Enjoy this episode!
This month I’m asking our February guests the same series of questions. Two women in ministry, two different perspectives. First, you’ll hear from Lt. Colonel Patty Richardson, the divisional director of women’s ministries in the northern division. We hope you enjoy hearing from her experience as a young kid from Omaha finding her place and calling in Christ to now, along with her husband, the first African American Divisional Commanders in the Central Territory. A responsibility Col. Patty does not take lightly. We hope you enjoy this episode.
Thanks for coming back for another episode of The Prepare Podcast. For today's episode you might need a pen and notebooks to jot down the wisdom that comes from our guest, Barb Higgins. Here are a few of my favorite moments:
"Is the body of Christ read to gospelize their conversations and bring Jesus into everything?"
"Hospitality is a part of intentional discipleship. Invite people in."
Steps for discipling:
- Have an intentional plan
- Know their stories
"I can bring people, intentionally, into an environment where Christ is centered."
Enjoy this episode!