Mom Heart came to life within Whole Heart Ministries around 1995 simply out of a heart and vision to encourage mothers. Twenty years later, Mom Heart is still beating, and my vision to restore moms’ hearts to God’s heart for motherhood is still clear. In this new and changing season of ministry and life, though, we’re listening to God to… [Read More]
Are you an outgoing person? Are your group members? Having extroverts in your Mom Heart group is a blessing and a challenge. Recently, we talked about how to draw out introverts and make your group a safe place for them. Today, let’s talk about those talkative, brave, enthusiastic extroverts. Extroverts are the life of the… [Read More]
Mom Heart groups are modeled after the small groups seen in the early church in Acts— Christians gathering to share their lives and to hear from and respond to God. Mom Heart groups meet to encourage, equip, and enable moms to start, lead, and tend small groups of mothers. That is our mission. As part… [Read More]
Deb Giles is a faithful Mom Heart friend and volunteer. She has been attending conferences as often as possible for years. I am so excited for you to hear her Mom Heart story! After returning from the first Mom Heart Leader Intensive in August 2010, I was very inspired and wanted to start a… [Read More]
“In an increasingly fragmented and impersonal world, the art of initiating purposefully into another person’s life is being lost in the flood of digital, social and spiritual substitutes.” Quote from Taking Motherhood to Hearts.
“How did that idea make you feel?” Silence. Silence. Silence. When I ask a discussion question during my Mom Heart group, often the silence is deafening. I can hear my own heartbeat because everyone holds their breath and sits perfectly still. My group is made up of mostly introverts. As a leader, these moments of silence can feel awkward… [Read More]
Be Encouraging: Influence Your Group with Godliness The Apostle Paul encouraged believers with the truth that had been revealed to him by God, but he also encouraged them with his own example of how that truth is lived out through a godly life (see: 2 Corinthians 4:1-15; 1 Thessalonians 2:10-12). Paul preached and practiced what… [Read More]