Meet Featured Sister Marie-Therese Hernon

Marie-Therese HernonI have to confess, the first time I heard about “tapping” I thought it was kinda woo-woo. I couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that this practice could be healing. I like to think I’m open to alternative medicine…but this practice seemed strange to me. But I have several friends who swear by the results of tapping! That’s why I’m excited to share Marie-Therese’s story with you and hear from an expert who has experienced the benefits of tapping herself.

Meet Featured Sister Marie-Therese Hernon

Business Name: Tap It Behind You

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Meet Featured Sister Tina Marie Griffin

MG_3821-1357x1280Last year I found myself at a conference in Colorado where I didn’t know a soul. After only a few sessions, a group of amazing mom entrepreneurs started to form. Among them was a stunningly gorgeous woman who was on fire with a love for Jesus and on a mission to change the message our children receive from the media. This Hollywood actress turned ministry leader is exposing the truth and challenging our youth to go counter-culture! It’s my honor to share her story with you here — and give you a first peek at her newly released CD, Hollywood Exposed.

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Meet Featured Sister Jessica Brown

Jessica BRownOne of the most challenging (and rewarding!) things about running your own business is that you have to learn so many new skills. When you hang out that shingle (virtual or brick-and-mortar) you embark on a journey that offers an education in marketing, finance, sales, technology, customer service and much more! Fortunately, there are people like Jessica Brown who make this entrepreneurial education a little smoother. They hold your hand and take some of the more technical aspects of the job off your plate. So you can concentrate on what YOU do best!

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Meet Our New Community Manager: Elizabeth Green

Elizabeth GreenI am super excited to welcome Elizabeth Green as our new Community Manager at the International Christian Mompreneur Network! If you’re active on social media, you’ll start to see Elizabeth commenting and sharing and connecting on behalf of all the mompreneurs here in the Network. Her mission is to HELP you get the most out of your membership in the International Christian Mompreneur Network! And she’s going to do that by helping you engage with other women on social media.

She got off to a fabulous start by launching a special Facebook Group just for us! It’s a place for you to meet and network with Christian moms who are running a business or ministry while raising a family. You can get to know other women who share your values of faith, family and business (in that order!). If you take the initiative, you will make meaningful connections to support you in your personal and professional goals.

Click here to connect with Elizabeth in our special Facebook Group!

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Meet Featured Sister Lisa Ellis Willams

Lisa Ellis WillamsHave you ever felt pressure from your husband to succeed in your business or ministry? Many moms who are growing a business while raising a family find themselves overwhelmed with the responsibilities and pressures. Speaker and author Lisa Ellis Williams is 100% transparent about her struggle to be a good wife and create a successful business while remaining true to her values. Her story is an inspiration — and a reminder that we need our sisters more than ever!

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Meet Featured Sister Stephanie Danner

Stephanie DannerIf you’ve been neglecting LinkedIn as a social networking platform, I want you to know that I’ve met the nicest people there! In fact, that’s where I met Stephanie Danner, a fellow Christian mompreneur and resident of Hampton Roads, Virginia. Stephanie reached out to me via LinkedIn after realizing the many skills and interests we have in common. In no time at all, we were chatting on the phone like old friends! And that’s what I love most about LinkedIn — it truly does a great job of connecting people. Since that first conversation, I’ve learned more about Stephanie and am honored to share her story here with  you.

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Meet Featured Sister Tami Kiser

Kiser, TamiIf a mother of 10 (yes, 10!) can run a home business then I really have no excuse. I met Tami Kiser through where we both serve as blog contributors. I was excited to hear about her upcoming virtual event designed to revive busy moms spiritually — without the added hassle of traveling to a live conference. Join Tami and get out of survival mode and into revival mode!

Meet Featured Sister Tami Kiser

Business Name: CatholicConference4Moms

Business Description:

This is an online Catholic conference for moms, but certainly not exclusive to just Catholics. It’s just that this is the primary faith that is shared by the presenters.  It is hoped that it will become an annual event connecting moms and many of the blogs that minister to Catholic moms.

Tami’s Story: 

I tried my hand at running my own ministry, Smart Martha. In that ministry I had a book and travelled regularly to do all day seminars, mostly for women’s church groups. The seminars focused on setting priorities, faith and family first, and then on practical organizing and homemaking tips. They were well received. But, I got tired of travelling and was looking for other ways to help busy moms. (Travelling also took it’s toll on this busy mom.)

I started to look into the idea of an online conference. AFter a lot of research, I came up with this current model. And after so many years of travelling, speaking at conferences, and writing a couple of books, I had many connections with other women who were my potential speakers. Plus I like the fact that it could all be done from my desk at home! I found a couple of film students and hired them to be my video team. The conference is all pre-taped–this may not seem as dynamic, but for most moms, having that flexibility of when the presentations will be viewed wins over the “live” factor.

I’ve always loved being in business for myself and am thankful for the opportunity this conference has been for me. I’ve found an outlet for my creativity–designing the webpages, ads, logo, etc. I’ve found an opportunity for practicing my marketing, advertising skills. And finally, I’ve used my HR skills with all of the people I’ve been meeting, emailing, and talking to on the phone. Besides this small business venture, I am a full time mother of 10 children. And I work part-time teaching at a private, Catholic school.

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Meet Featured Sister Anne Elizabeth Denny

anne elizabeth dennyAnne is the woman at the party talking about what nobody wants to hear — end of life decisions. But it’s a topic we all need to talk about with our families. And she’s making it easier to start that conversation.

Meet Featured Sister Anne Elizabeth Denny

Business Name: Plan Well Finish Well

Business Description: As a speaker, author and blogger, I educate and equip individuals and families to proactively prepare for future medical decisions. I especially help women—both those dealing with a loved one’s or their own—upcoming end-of-life journey to trade conflict, confusion and fear for family unity, confidence and peace of mind.

Anne’s Story: 

My mother’s twenty year journey with Alzheimer’s disease was the catalyst for the work I do. Though Mom’s decline was gradual, we faced numerous medical decisions in her final three years. As a family, we did not always agree on the best care possible for Mom.

My experiences, coupled with a whisper from the Holy Spirit, prompted me to explore how other families were coping with end-of-life decisions. I learned that most families never discuss their preferences until the crisis unfolds in the ER. I felt called to learn all I could so I could help other families prepare.

For most of my professional career, I served as a business technology consultant in the healthcare industry. I developed solutions to solve problems for clients, usually by selecting and applying technology. Those skills equipped me to to design and develop a web-based healthcare directive tool, which I’ve licensed to a major healthcare delivery system. I’m actively marketing to other prospects. I’ve written a book, offered motivational presentations, and created my blog to share the message that end-of-life preparation affords peace of mind.

Helping families stay united instead of battling over care for a loved one is my mission. Scripture repeatedly commands us: “Do not fear.” I believe that part of our testimony is a graceful end-of-life journey. With thoughtful preparation, we can demonstrate that we do not fear dying, because we are certain of our salvation. As Christian women, we have the opportunity and responsibility to prepare our families for the dying process. We can be the conversation catalyst for those we love, ensure all of our family members write and communicate their healthcare directives.

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Meet Featured Sister Mona Corwin

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If there were a poster child for motherhood, it would be Mona Corwin. I’m not saying she’s the perfect mom, but she is hands down the most passionate woman I know about the topic of motherhood and raising a generation of joy-filled moms. Her mission to inspire others to live a life of Biblical womanhood is unstoppable!

Meet Featured Mona Corwin

Business Name: Mona Corwin Business Description: Author, speaker and creator of a community that desires to restore and embrace the joy-filled mission of marriage and mothering. Mona’s Story:  I am a mentor. Actually I am a pointer. I point to things. Things like… lies I see women believe, truth that the Bible reveals, and a love like no other, Jesus. I’m the “been there done that” girl on a journey to come back and lend a hand, a shoulder and yes a pointer. I love encouraging and equipping women in the art of womanhood. To become not only givers of life physically, but to be life givers in every situation that comes their way. We were created to do this… do you know that? Not sure how? Join me and the community of women that desire to live fully feminine and impact their generation. We are UnStoppable.

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Meet Featured Sister Semonna McNeil

Semonna McNeilIf you’ve ever wanted to escape the structure and pace of a corporate job, Semonna McNeil’s story will inspire you. Her journey from hobby to business wasn’t easy, but it was worth it!

Meet Featured Sister Semonna McNeil

Business Name: Run Leap Launch

Business Description: is a strategic launch consulting service specializing in list building, virtual events, and launches for both stuck and upleveling business owners.

Semonna’s Story: 

I am a reformed Corporate American robot. I started growing my VA business while employed, utilizing evenings and weekends to network and work on client projects. I believe I started off as a VA versus positioning myself as an internet marketing strategist initially because I suffered from severe impostor syndrome, but I desperately wanted more freedom in my life. My final straw: I remember asking my manager if I could leave work to go to urgent care because I was sick (this was so out of character for me), and she refused to let me take the day off. I went to urgent care after work to learn that I had been working with a sinus infection and walking pneumonia with a fever of 102. I began working on my escape plan that day. I prayed to God and shared my challenges and heart’s desire. Within a month, I was gifted a scholarship into an ‘escape your 9-5 job’ coaching course. This was my sign and I began to ramp up my marketing efforts to turn my freelancing hobby into a full-time business. After taking on several clients, I learned quickly that I was passionate about strategy and implementation, and I wanted to support more partners that really struggle with putting the two pieces together.

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