Heather Zempel on Discerning God’s Will for Your Life, Ministering in Washington DC, and Politics in the Church
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Heather talks about how to discern your calling in life, what it’s like to minister to leaders in Washington DC, advice to women in leadership, what she’s learned in politics and so much more.
“I think so much of leadership rises and falls on your character.” – Heather Zempel
4 Key Takeaways:
1. Heather talks about when she knew ministry and discipleship were her calling.
2. She shares some insight into what it’s like working in DC.
3. Heather discusses how she’s worked to incorporate the church into local DC businesses.
4. She gives some valuable advice to women leaders who find themselves faced with challenges.
About Heather Zempel: Heather Zempel is the Discipleship Pastor and Campus Ministries Director at National Community Church in Washington, DC. She is the author of several books, including Big Change, Small Groups, a how-to book for small group leaders of adult small groups. She lives on Capitol Hill with her husband, Ryan, and energetic daughter, Sawyer. She loves growing as a leader, discipiling the next generation, and watching SEC football.
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Water from a Deep Well Gerald L. Sittser and Eugene H. Peterson
Church History in Plain Language by Bruce Shelley
Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth E. Bailey
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Range David Epstein
The Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis
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