May these stories of graduates of the Embracing Purpose program inspire and encourage you on the path to God-given purpose. And as your own story begins to take shape, by all means, share it with our Embracing Purpose team so that we can share it with others!
I have the unique opportunity to serve my heavenly Father with the work that I do but also honor my earthly father who was brought into foster care at an early age… I know without a shadow of a doubt this is exactly the purpose God had for me when He created me.
~ Lauri Currier
I had a very successful career… Yet I still felt there was something more. It was gnawing at me that I wasn’t doing what I was supposed to do.
~ Pam Lipsky
Embracing Purpose shows incarcerated women that they do have a purpose and when they get out they CAN change.
~ Darlene Smith
Matthew tells us that the way we let our light shine is to do good works and when we do them in God’s name, it makes a difference.
~ Elaine Green
Stories of Transformation
LAURI CURRIER’S STORY
When Lauri’s father died soon after she finished an Embracing Purpose class, she knew she wanted to honor his legacy.
PAM LIPSKY’S STORY
Can God use a love of cooking to serve the ‘least of these?” You bet. Watch how Pam Lipsky is doing it.
LINDA PEARCE’S STORY
Linda never saw herself in a role working with men in prison. But God surly did.
EMBRACING PURPOSE IS CHANGING LIVES.
Ending a FaceTime call with a few women who recently finished Embracing Purpose in Atlanta, I was slammed with joy. Though three in Jana Comb’s group were absent (out sick), the rest were very much “there!” These on the road to Purpose.
Serving in God’s Strength
When Suzy Mullen finished Embracing Purpose in December, she was thankful for the many insights she’d gained and for new relationships, but she had not yet nailed the biggie.
Building New Families
How does someone go from a career as a chef to one of connecting waiting children in foster care with a family? Short story is, she signs up for an Embracing Purpose class where God sparks a fire in her belly that she can’t ignore.
When you embrace your purpose from God you will never again be haunted by the thought, Is this all there is? ~ Linda Slaton
Watch Heather Patterson’s story to see how she’s blessing her neighbors with the gift of hospitality and glorifying God in the process!
PAM COLE’S STORY
What do you get when you combine hospitality and administrative gifts with a passion for Embracing Purpose? Just ask Pam Cole.