God has given you a mission, to make His kingdom known in your life and the lives of others. A Passion for Purpose offers 365 daily devotions to nurture, prepare and encourage you right where you are. Whether you're a full-time mom, missionary or executive you'll benefit from these nuggets of inspiration and be better equipped to use your passion for God.
Drawing from the lives and experiences of five women, A Passion for Purpose encourages women to live for Gods mission in all aspects of life regardless of life situationsingle, married, with small children or retired. These missional thoughts challenge women to consider their communion with God, their understanding of Scripture, their worldview, their relationships across cultures, the way they communicate Christ through their actions and words, their ministry, and their influence.
Kimberly Sowell is the founder and president of Kingdom Heart Ministries, a ministry dedicated to inspiring women to make their relationship with Jesus Christ the center of who they are and how they live each moment, growing in Christ and sharing their faith with the world. Through Kingdom Heart, Kimberlys ministry includes motivational speaking, leading womens spiritual revival weekends, writing, missions, and evangelism. Kimberly also has a thriving ministry through Women by Design Ministries, a womens speaking team that offers womens conferences nationwide. Kimberly holds a bachelor of arts degree from Clemson University and a master of divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kimberly has authored and edited numerous magazine articles and newsletters for various evangelical groups. She and her husband, Kevin, along with their children, make their home in Lancaster, South Carolina.
A popular author and speaker, Edna Ellison, PhD, has addressed women in almost every state in the US and has led womens conferences across Europe and South and Middle America. A humorist at heart, Edna loves collecting Christian jokes and leading women in her church in the Beautiful Hat Society, a group of Christian women who meet monthly for encouragement, laughter, and a time of sharing their mentoring adventures. Edna Ellison has raised two children and loves to spend time with her grandchild, Blakely.
Joy Brown is a dramatist, a sign linguist, and a gifted Bible expositor. A ministers wife for almost 40 years, Joys passion is biblical research, with an emphasis on understanding New Testament concepts in light of their Hebraic context. She and her husband, Wayne, founded Diversified Ministries, a global missions/evangelism outreach, which also provides retreats for ministers, missionaries, and their spouses.
Kimberly Sowell, Edna Ellison, Joy Brown, Tricia Scribner, and Marie Alston are frequently invited to host womens retreats and conferences. While each has an individual ministry, their combined purpose is to share a message of wisdom seasoned with humor, boldness with mercy, and truth with joy. These women meet together regularly to relate the new and exciting ways God is working in their lives and to pray. A Passion for Purpose is a product of their praying and sharing times and their desire to inspire women to see Gods hand at work in the ordinary events of life. Each author has published individual works, however, they collaborated to publish A Month of Miracles in 2008.
A Passion for Purpose
encourages women to live for Gods mission in all aspects of life, regardless of life situationsingle, married, mother with children, widow, professional, or retired.
These missional thoughts, drawn from the five authors lives, challenge women to consider their communion with God, understanding of Scripture, worldview, relationships across cultures, the way they communicate Christ through their
actions and words, their ministry, and their influence.