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As Co-founder and Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church and founder of The Colour Sisterhood, Bobbie Houston paints a vision of God's plan for women of all ages and backgrounds to flourish, empower each other, and unite to change the world.
We don't need to look far to realize that not all women live with the same opportunities and confidence. THE SISTERHOOD invites women to explore and expand what they believe about God, themselves, and their responsibility to the world around them. Tracing the rise of Hillsong Church's global Sisterhood movement, author Bobbie Houston challenges women to join her in creating a new era of outreach. Readers will learn how to embrace their individual gifts and value as women, growing seeds of change into greater possibilities for women everywhere. If one woman can change her world, then only heaven truly knows what an entire company of women can achieve.
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About the Author
BOBBIE HOUSTON, together with her husband Brian, is the founder and Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church. Bobbie also founded The Colour Sisterhood foundation in 1997, a worldwide movement of women united to make a difference and make the world a better place, which sponsors conferences, Sisterhood projects and initiatives. She and her husband have three grown children and live in Sydney, Australia and Orange County, California.
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Beginnings
1 It Began With a Whisper: An Introduction 3
2 A Branding Iron: A Divine Moment 9
3 I Think God Just Spoke To Me: A New Day 15
4 Stepping Out: A New Courage 23
5 A Date with 600: A Small Beginning 30
6 What's in a Name?: A New Authority 37
7 Marquees and Elephants: The Stretch 49
Part 2 The Wonder Years
8 The Wonder Years: The Language 61
9 Chandeliers and Confetti: The Preparation 69
10 Two-Dollar Mirrors: The Little Things 77
11 Colorful Threads: The Friendships 85
12 Fur Balls and Kindness: The Madness and Wonder 94
13 Waterfalls and Flags: The Vote 104
14 The Real World Beckons: The Dots 115
Part 3 The Sisterhood
15 Did Someone Just Faint?: The Lines 129
16 Rats, Rebels, Stilettos, and Cleavage Seed: The Afflicted 141
17 My Sister's Keeper: The Response 156
18 Where Are They?: The Fields 169
19 Russian Dolls and a Smile to Die For: The Fight for Value and Freedom 183
20 Cupcakes, Freedom Fighters, and Weapons of War: The Sounds of Freedom 197
21 Ambush in the Air: The Prayer Maps 210
22 Go Home and Flourish: The Garden 224
23 Sunshine, Balconies, and Pilgrimage: The Way 236
24 She Is One, She Is Many: The Epilogue-From a Whisper to a Shout 248
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
It is not easy task to live each day for Jesus and to walk the path of Christian leadership in this world. Bobbie Houston shares wisdom that she has gleaned from living her life for Christ and encourages others to Stay the Path. Throughout Stay the Path, Houston draws on her forty years of ministry and encourages women (and men) to live a life of example and to remain true to their calling. Each chapter is packed with personal stories and Scripture, along with helpful advice, to live each day with boldness for Christ and to lead by example. Houston writes these words near the end of the book, "Keep your boots in the soil of the fields you are called to, keep your eyes on the dawn light of that approaching day and keep the flame of His love burning bright within." She also shares lyrics from Hillsong's praise songs within several chapters. If you are familiar with those lyrics, you can hear the music in your mind and the message sticks even better. It took me a little bit to get in to Stay The Path. This is my first book by Houston and she packs a lot of information in a small amount of space. Even though this book is 171 pages long, it was not a quick read for me. I had to digest parts of Stay The Path in smaller bites. It would make a great book to read during devotional time and to reflect on Houston's words and how they relate to your own life. I received this book from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. #partner
Love how deatailed she put it