Coffee Chat with Amber & Lisa

Amber Weigand-Buckley

What does it mean to be a woman of influence in the every day of life's raw good, bad, and ugly? Join Amber Weigand-Buckley and Lisa Burris Burns, authors of the #1 Amazon Bestseller and award-winning book Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success (Bold Vision Books), for coffee and a messy bun conversation. Each week, we'll talk about how things we'd rather keep hidden can prevent us from moving forward in purpose. You'll receive insight and encouragement to be the world-changing woman God created you to be. No makeup, no pretense required. The new Leading Ladies: Discovery & Next Steps Workbook and Journal is available April 22, 2024. To find out more go to www.leadingladies.life. Like, subscribe, download, and visit @leadingladieslife on social media.

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Surviving Character Assassination with Heather Riggleman
5d ago
Surviving Character Assassination with Heather Riggleman
In this episode of Coffee Chat, Amber and Lisa are joined by Heather Riggleman, a multi-talented writer, social media consultant, and author. Heather shares her inspiring story of finding her calling as a writer and the challenges she faced when her career was threatened by character assassination. She opens up about the year-long process of grieving, letting go, and finding peace in God's perspective amidst the rumors and misconceptions.The conversation delves into the importance of surrounding oneself with true friends who believe the best, hope the best, and endure through every circumstance with love. Heather also discusses her recent autoimmune diagnosis and the lessons learned about judgment, compassion, and living authentically as a child of God.Chapter Markers:- 00:00 - "May-cember" chaos- 05:00 - Heather's writing journey and  walking through character assassination- 15:00 - Finding true friends and letting go- 25:00 - Dealing with autoimmune issues and judgment- 35:00 - Choosing compassion over judgment- 40:00 - Prayer and closing thoughtsThank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Is Your Health Holding Your Dreams Hostage? Lisa Burris Burns Shares Her Story
May 1 2024
Is Your Health Holding Your Dreams Hostage? Lisa Burris Burns Shares Her Story
Have you ever felt like your body is hindering you from living out your God-given purpose? In our latest inspiring podcast episode, "Is Your Health Holding Your Dreams Hostage?." Lisa candidly shares her health struggles with autoimmune disorders which move the conversation to the heroine experiences of women featured in the Leading Ladies project who have refused to let physical limitations define or derail them.Through raw and vulnerable storytelling, you'll gain insight into how these remarkable individuals have navigated autoimmune disorders, chronic pain, disabilities, and other physical challenges - all while staying resolute in their faith and pursuit of purpose.From redefining success on their own terms to practical strategies for coping with setbacks, this episode is a powerful reminder that our purpose transcends our physical circumstances. You'll be inspired by tales of perseverance, surrender to God's plan, and tapping into an unshakable well of inner strength.Get ready to have your perspective shifted as you learn how embracing vulnerability, letting go of others' expectations, and fully leaning on God's grace can enable you to bloom wherever you're planted.Don't miss this moving episode that will reignite your passion for living out your calling, no matter what obstacles stand in your way. Chapter Markers:- Introduction - The Unexpected Detours: When Life Throws You a Curveball - Embracing Vulnerability: The Power of Honesty and Authenticity - Redefining Success: Letting Go of Societal Expectations - The Strength in Surrender: Leaning on God's Grace-Practical Strategies for Navigating Physical Challenges - Inspiring Stories of Perseverance  Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Clear Vision & Intentional Choices with Dr. Kennita Williams
Apr 20 2024
Clear Vision & Intentional Choices with Dr. Kennita Williams
Join Amber and Lisa as they sit down with Dr. Kennita Williams. From the US Air Force to Alaskan advisor, Dr. Williams has seen it all but keeps things simple. Today, we're talking about how slowing down during the pandemic helped us see the little things that really matter, and how saying 'no' can sometimes be the best choice for our mental health.Dr. Williams also shares tips on how to make smart, purposeful decisions every day, whether you're juggling kids or dealing with big life changes. Grab your coffee and get ready for some real talk on making choices that line up with what's most important to you.Tune into the chat with Dr. Kennita Williams on living intentionally and making choices that count.Discussion Questions:1. How has slowing down changed your view on what’s important in life?2. Ever thought about writing a personal mission statement? What would yours say?3. Can you think of a time when saying 'no' actually made things better for you?4. Look at the different hats you wear in life—how can you make sure they fit with what you really value?5. What’s a simple daily thing that means a lot to you? Why is it meaningful?6. What’s something you're good at that you could teach others?Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Life in the Spotlight and Under the Microscope with Lady Laura Simon
Apr 5 2024
Life in the Spotlight and Under the Microscope with Lady Laura Simon
In this episode of Coffee Chat with Amber & Lisa, Lisa flies solo and welcomes guest co-host the remarkable Laura Simon, author of "Did She Say That Out Loud?" Laura candidly shares her journey as a pastor's wife of 31 years, navigating the ups and downs of ministry life with refreshing transparency.From dealing with her children's struggles to weathering a marital crisis, Laura opens up about the real-life challenges faced by those in the public eye. She emphasizes the importance of building authentic relationships and not shying away from the "gritty" parts of life.As Laura transitions into new seasons, she reminds us that we're never too old for God's purpose. Her powerful story will inspire you to embrace your calling with boldness and find the courage to be your true self.Reflection Questions:What lessons can you learn from Laura's approach to transparency in ministry?How can you cultivate meaningful, authentic relationships in your own life?In what ways is God calling you to step into a new season, even if it feels uncomfortable?Chapter Markers:Introducing Laura Simon: A Pastor's Wife Unafraid to Tell Her StoryNavigating the Fishbowl: Challenges of Life in the SpotlightBuilding a Circle of Trust: Laura's Posse and the Importance of AuthenticityEmbracing Transition: Never Too Old for God's PurposeThank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Cherie Denna: Navigating God’s “Nos” & “Not Yets” with Unwavering Faith
Mar 21 2024
Cherie Denna: Navigating God’s “Nos” & “Not Yets” with Unwavering Faith
In this episode of Coffee Chat with Amber & Lisa, we sit down with the remarkable Leading Lady Cherie Denna to explore her journey. Join us as Cherie shares her powerful testimony of redemption and restoration, highlighting the transformative power of God's love in the midst of adversity which is illustrated in her powerful new memoir Beloved Outcast: The Quest for True Belonging available now (cheriedenna.com). From navigating trauma to healing and the journey through nos and not yets of telling her story, Cherie's story offers hope and inspiration to all who dare to believe in the possibility of a fresh start. Tune in to  discover the beauty of embracing true belonging in the arms of a loving God.Reflection Questions:How has Cherie's story impacted your understanding of redemption and restoration?In what ways do you relate to Cherie's journey of resilience and faith?What steps can you take towards embracing forgiveness and true belonging in your own life?Chapter Markers with Timestamps:Introduction: The Power of Redemption (00:00)Embracing True Belonging: Cherie's Early Years (06:23)Journey to Redemption: Navigating Through Darkness (18:45)Overcoming Roadblocks: Cherie's Writing Process (35:12)The Transformative Power of Forgiveness: Healing and Reconciliation (52:30)Divine Encounters: A Prayer for Healing and Restoration (1:10:15)Conclusion: Embracing Your Own Story (1:28:40)Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Grace in Every Chapter— From Church Girl to Single Mom & Beyond! with Stacy Sanchez
Mar 8 2024
Grace in Every Chapter— From Church Girl to Single Mom & Beyond! with Stacy Sanchez
We are celebrating Women Making History Month with the final episode of our Real Mom Series with special guest Stacy Sanchez. (stacysanchez.com)Have you ever felt the weight of shame, anger, or shattered dreams crush your spirit as a mom? Then you won't want to miss this powerful episode with Stacy .From pregnant teen mom to single parent, adoptive mom dealing with her daughter's trauma, and now grandparent raising a grandson with special needs, Stacy walks listeners through her remarkable path. With raw honesty, she shares how she hit rock bottom and had to relearn how to simply "breathe to the rhythm of God's love."Stacy doesn't hold back as she unpacks:The church's grace when she got pregnant as a "good Christian girl"Having to "tear down" lies of worthlessness and shameSinking into depression when unexpectedly made to parent againStruggling with anger towards her grandson's birth momWhy "if busyness is our drug, then rest will feel like stress"Releasing her grandson to a treatment facility and finding a new hopeGet ready to laugh, cry, and be reminded that you are just as beloved as Stacy learned she is. Her redemptive story is a powerful reminder that God has purpose in every situation as we live fully as His children.Whether you're a single mom, adoptive mom, or grandparent, you'll find yourself walking alongside Stacy and seeing with fresh eyes that you are God's beloved one too. What an inspiration!Chapter Markers:0:00 - Introduction4:20 - Stacy's story as a teen mom14:00 - Adopting her daughter and dealing with trauma21:30 - Receiving her grandson and entering depression29:00 - Dealing with anger at her grandson's birth mom33:20 - Finding rest and living as the beloved40:00 - Prayer for listenersThank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Real Moms Series—Unfolding Callings: Dr. Enjoli Avila on Career and Family
Feb 28 2024
Real Moms Series—Unfolding Callings: Dr. Enjoli Avila on Career and Family
Over coffee, Amber and Lisa chat with guest Dr. Enjoli Avila, the Assistant Superintendent of Organizational Development in the North Kansas City School District and working mom of two.Learn Enjoli's secrets to navigating work-life balance as she shares wisdom on choosing supportive circles, seeking God's presence through prayer, and embracing shifting priorities.  Her story spotlights the importance of "someone in your corner" to help unfold the callings God places within each of us.  Reflection Questions How can you choose a supportive circle? What shifting priorities might you need to embrace? Who can help unfold God's callings in your life?Chapter MarkersDr. Enjoli Avila's  role in crisis response for Kansas City School District [02:00 - 05:00]The Journey To Walking in Passion [05:00 - 08:00]The Crucial Support of Family & FriendsDecisions to continue education and career [10:00 - 15:00]Challenges faced as African American woman leader [15:00 - 18:00]Walking in God's calling [18:00 - 25:00]Embracing shifting priorities [25:00 - 30:00]Support for juggling work, family, and education [30:00 - 35:00]Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
The Heart, Hustle & Many Hats of Real Moms with Heather Atkinson
Feb 10 2024
The Heart, Hustle & Many Hats of Real Moms with Heather Atkinson
In this soul-stirring conversation, Amber and Lisa chat with Heather Atkinson, a mother of 5 biological and adopted children, about the joys and challenges of motherhood. Heather shares openly about feeling lost in motherhood and struggling to find herself, dealing with anxiety, and relying on her husband, friends, counseling, and medication to stay grounded. She offers encouragement for mothers walking through transitions and starting over. Tune in to be inspired and uplifted!Reflection Questions:Can you relate to feeling lost in motherhood? What was that experience like for you?How have you coped with anxiety or other mental health challenges while mothering? What has helped?Who are the people who have supported you through the ups and downs of motherhood? How can you cultivate that type of community?How have you rediscovered yourself and your passions amidst the busyness of motherhood?What encouragement do you need today on your motherhood journey?Chapter Markers:[00:00] Introduction[02:55] Heather's motherhood journey[08:20] The fostering and adoption process[14:49] Staying home vs. working[23:23] Struggling to find yourself[31:14] Encouragement for the journeyThe honest stories and practical wisdom shared in this episode will resonate with mothers in all seasons of motherhood. Tune in to be refreshed and inspired!Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
The Tightrope Walk of Modern Moms Cultivating Careers and Families
Jan 27 2024
The Tightrope Walk of Modern Moms Cultivating Careers and Families
Imagine walking the tightrope of office deadlines and your child's laughter, where society's unforgiving gaze scrutinizes each step. On this episode of Coffee Chat with Amber & Lisa, we talk about the sting of judgment when choices are made—whether to lean into our careers or to nourish our families at home. Join us as we peel back the emotional intricacies and practical hurdles of being a working mother and share heartfelt stories that champion the diversity of women's experiences in this dance of life.Our conversation today isn't just about the struggles; it's a celebration of the resilience and influence that each woman carries within her, regardless of her path. We challenge the outdated notions that confine women's purpose to their immediate actions, encouraging a view of worth transcending current roles and radiating through all seasons of life. From navigating identity crises to fostering dreams and aspirations amidst the chaos, our candid talk invites listeners into a community where empathy and support reign supreme. So, wrap yourself in your favorite blanket, pour a warm drink, and tune in to a dialogue meant to inspire and embolden every woman who's ever dared to dream while embracing the transformative journey of motherhood.Reflection Questions: What expectations do you place on yourself as a working or stay at home mom?How do you deal with the tension between pursuing your passion, career, parenting, and self-care?What helps you tune out the judgment of others?How can you be kinder to yourself as a mom?How can you nurture others as a non-traditional mother?Chapter Markers:[00:01:53] The pressure to choose between career or motherhood[00:02:37] Discussion about women fostering/adopting without needing a husband [00:03:26] Expectations for moms—work like they don't have kids and raise kids like they don't work[00:04:03] Getting "lost" in the busyness of parenting [00:05:20] Pressure to conform based on societal expectations[00:06:40] Lisa chose to sacrifice income to be with her kids rather than pay for childcare[00:08:20] The ongoing decisions around work-life balance, even as a grandparent [00:09:46] You can still nurture, even without having biological kidsThank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Dream for More in 2024 with Leading Lady Linda Goldfarb
Jan 13 2024
Dream for More in 2024 with Leading Lady Linda Goldfarb
Join Amber, Lisa, and special guest Leading Lady Linda Goldfarb  (lindagoldfarb.com) in the first episode of Coffee Chat's second season! In this faith-filled conversation, we discuss how to dream with Holy Spirit and trust God's purpose and timing in the new year.Linda shares wisdom from Proverbs 3 on finding true success when we acknowledge God in all our ways. We talk about surrendering limiting beliefs, leaning into God's possibilities for us, and walking through the doors He opens even when life doesn't go as expected.You'll be encouraged and equipped to start 2024 off right as we dream bigger with God together.Reflection Questions:What limiting beliefs do you need to surrender to God this year?What dreams is God placing on your heart right now?How can you trust God's timing when life doesn't go as plannedWe hope this episode inspires you to dream with Holy Spirit in the new year! Share your thoughts and takeaways with us. Chapter Time Stamps:[00:00] Welcome Back for Season 2![10:00] How Do We Dream With God?[15:00] Trusting God's Timing and Plans[20:00] What Doors is God Opening for You?[25:00] Reflection QuestionsThank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Essentials for Joy this Holiday Season with Leading Lady Nancy Bogart, Founder of Jordan Essentials Healthy Skincare
Dec 17 2023
Essentials for Joy this Holiday Season with Leading Lady Nancy Bogart, Founder of Jordan Essentials Healthy Skincare
What does a stay-at-home mom with no major business experience do when she needs to earn holiday cash? She gets creative in the kitchen.Nancy Bogart, founder of Jordan Essentials Healthy Skincare,  cooked up a multi-million dollar idea that became a company and now employs people with disabilities and shares its healthy products nationwide. But it took faith, failure, and surrounding herself with the right people to overcome struggles from the 2008 financial crisis to troubleshooting her daily challenges as a CEO with adult ADHD.Now, with a perspective shaped through raising four kids, Nancy’s essential tips will help you find focus, give back, and infuse your holidays with purpose—whether you have a minute or an hour.Listen to this unconventional entrepreneur’s journey to a company that landed her among the top 5 fastest growing businesses in Missouri. Nancy will have you moving gratitude from the sidelines to the daily game plan.Chapter Markers:2:17 - Humble beginnings: Making lotion bars in the kitchen4:16 - The Journey from $7k in sales to  a Multi-Million Dollar Company6:30 - Journey to faith that took a stay-at-home mom to CEO8:24 - Surviving the 2008 financial crisis by adapting12:48 - A Heart to integrate employees with different abilities16:51 - Relationship with God giving strength amidst change22:20 - Managing adult ADHD by surrounding herself with the right people27:00 - Focusing on strengths rather than weaknesses34:16 - Shifting from overwhelmed to gratitude and giving36:00 - What giving can look like: How An "Others" Investment Can Be Self-CareThank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Juggling Holidays, Hearts and Hard Talks with Leading Lady Janell Rardon
Dec 2 2023
Juggling Holidays, Hearts and Hard Talks with Leading Lady Janell Rardon
Step into the shoes of successful women managing the holiday season bustle, with our special guest, Leading Lady “The Heart Whisperer,"Janell Rardon. Janell is a trauma-informed therapist, award-winning author of Stronger Every Day and Overcoming Hurtful Word, and host of Today's Heartlift with Janell. We tackle the art of navigating difficult conversations and maintaining authenticity among family gatherings, offering valuable tips on active listening and protecting your emotional boundaries. Our deep dive explores the power of non-reactive communication and the significance of taking a mindful pause before responding. We delve deeper into the subject of compassionate listening, unpacking its role in challenging dialogues. Learn how the practice of breath prayers and nonviolent communication techniques can pave the way for effective communication. As we bring consciousness and communion with God into the limelight, we delve into how they profoundly impact our emotional and mental well-being. Finally, we address confrontation and conflict, guiding you through healthier, assertive communication. Our conversation revolves around the importance of timing, patience, prayer, and the wisdom of God in navigating these situations. Janell opens up about her experiences with trauma, shedding light on the healing process and what it means to find the confidence in yourself that only comes from security in Christ.Go to JanellRardon.com for her latest freebie just in time for the Advent season.Follow this link to the Episode blog--Coffee Chat: Pause & Reflect, for more insight and introspection.Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
It's Your Time to Shine! (So, What's Holding You Back?) with Tracy Glass
Nov 19 2023
It's Your Time to Shine! (So, What's Holding You Back?) with Tracy Glass
Have you ever felt stuck in a rut, yearning for a breakthrough, but the chains of insecurity have kept you bound? Brace yourself for a riveting conversation with our special guest, Tracy Hester Glass. This remarkable woman bared her soul and shared her journey of healing from the throes of a painful divorce after 24 years of marriage. Tracy's story, which inspired her book 'Get Up Girl, Let's Go Getting Unstuck and Living Free', is a testament to the resilience and the solid foundation built on Christ.During our chat, Tracy delves into how she triumphed over her insecurities, learned to value herself as a woman, and stepped into the boldness God ordained for her. It's a tale of transformation. In the final part of our heart-to-heart, we touch upon the importance of discerning God's will and the power of saying 'no' to things that don't align with our divine path. Tracy gives us an insight into her journey of deciphering God's message and the art of communicating it effectively. Be prepared to be inspired to let your gifts shine bright!Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
30 Minute Uplift with Shemama—The Underwire Slayer: Shenora Lechleidner
Nov 4 2023
30 Minute Uplift with Shemama—The Underwire Slayer: Shenora Lechleidner
How can we find unity in diversity, and leverage it to uplift women of all colors? Today's episode of Coffee Chat with Amber & Lisa sees us exploring these thought-provoking questions with our inspiring guest, Shenora Lechleidner. She's using her platform at Ruby Ribbon, an innovative company offering bra alternatives for women, to not only provide for her family but also to become a beacon of positivity and faith. Her journey began at an online Ruby Ribbon party and evolved into a mission to correct the underrepresentation of women of color in the company's product catalogs. Now, she's a vocal advocate for the life-changing impacts of the product, especially for women of color.As we peel back the layers of Shenora's story, we unearth a tale of personal and faith transformations. She shares her experiences with societal unrest, the COVID-19 pandemic, and how her association with Ruby Ribbon has been a catalyst for positive change as she shines her courageous faith as she speaks about her role as a role model and her decision to use her platform to share about Jesus. As you listen, you'll be inspired by her tenacity, resilience, and her message of spiritual empowerment. So, sit back and join us for a conversation that traverses the landscapes of faith, representation, and resilience.Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.
Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges with Leading Lady Vicki Harris
Sep 23 2023
Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges with Leading Lady Vicki Harris
Without a doubt, Vicki Harris is a woman of faith and action. In her heartfelt chat with us, she brings to life her journey with 'Our Daily Bread,' a ministry that has seen her champion diversity and cultural inclusion in an impactful way. As a beacon of leadership, Vicki perfectly embodies the mission of the organization, reaching hearts across cultures, languages, and countries. Her efforts, combined with the organization's unwavering commitment, bring us to the 85-year celebration of 'Our Daily Bread.'As we dive into the episode, Vicki recounts her path to systemic change within the organization, guided by God's hand. She opens up about the challenges faced, her victories, and the importance of nurturing relationships filled with love and acceptance. Her anecdotes reveal a woman who, even before knowing Jesus, was taught to embrace all walks of life. We also delve into the importance of intentionally raising our children to appreciate diversity and how to live out our faith without creating a second-class citizen in God's kingdom. Be part of this enlightening conversation and discover how you can become a leading lady in your own right.Thank you for taking the time to like, subscribe, share, and comment. Visit leadingladies.life to find out more. Also, follow @leadingladieslife on social. Amber & Lisa are authors of the award-winning book, Leading Ladies: Discover Your God-Grown Strategy for Success, which dives into the power of community and empowering women of faith to rise up and make a difference, using our gifts and faith to shine brightly in the world.