Rather than recognizing God as such an extravagant lover, many people see Him as a harsh, impossible-to-please, judgmental disciplinarian. I have a Jewish friend who, when I mentioned how fascinated I was with Jewish history and how they are God’s chosen people, she retorted, “Chosen? For what? Misery?” Have the Jewish people suffered misery? Anyone […]
God [has called] my attention to an undeniable polarity in my life coaching practice. Some of my clients beat themselves up over the least little sexual thought, feeling as if surely they’d been unfaithful to their spouse and were a huge disappointment to God (neither of which are true). Others have occasionally killed their conscience […]
At one time, I was perhaps one of the most sexually confident women on the planet. I loved my body. I was willing to share it freely. I enjoyed sex. What changed? I got married. And it took me over a decade (along with months of counseling) to return to the place where I loved […]
I walked downstairs to my office and laundry room one afternoon, noticing that someone had left the dryer door open with a load of towels still unfolded inside. Since I lean toward perfectionism, I couldn’t just sit down and concentrate on the work I needed to do knowing that a load of towels was sitting there. […]
Welcome to our new look! You may have noticed that things look a bit different around here lately…we’ve been working hard behind the scenes for several months to revamp the look and feel of Shannon Ethridge Ministries! Our branding is now consistent across our social media platforms such as our website, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest! We’ve also condensed ministry […]
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Our website and blog are undergoing a transformation. As soon as all the behind the scenes details are wrapped up, we’ll unveil our new look to you! Stay tuned!
I was recently a guest on Jacque Watkins’ blog, Mercy Found Me. Jacque is a woman with a mission to share God’s grace in her life, and she graciously shared how several of my books impacted her personal spiritual journey. She also interviewed me about my ministry and B.L.A.S.T. Mentoring program. I’d love if you […]
Last fall, I made a pitch to Thomas Nelson Publishers to write a 4-book fiction series, coupled with a 4-book correlating non-fiction series. They responded enthusiastically, and committed to 2 fiction books and 2 non-fiction books for starters. I began writing the first book in the non-fiction series, The Passion Principles, in January 2012. […]