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Shawn Patterson Shawn has built a career equipping and empowering others for life and leadership. As an author, motivational speaker, lay marriage counselor, leadership developer, and women’s ministry leader, she has addressed women at home and abroad and encouraged them to realize their worth, discover their true purpose, and navigate the uncertainties of life. She is a married mother of two beautiful adult children and a Women’s Ministry Leader at the Path Church in Atlanta, GA.
Q: How Do I Convince My Kid that the Bible Leads to Happiness? How do I help my kids to understand that the teachings of the Bible lead to their happiness, not their misery? There are four points it can be helpful to make: First of all, we can help our kids understand that it was God who created fun and that He wants our ultimate happiness. Let’s...
Q: What If My Kid Thinks the Bible Is Boring? What if my kid thinks the Bible is just a boring old book without any relevance to his life today? If we unpack that question a little bit, then we have to ask: Is it old-fashioned to love one another? Is it old-fashioned to treat each other the way we want to be treated? Is...
Racism: A Lament and Call to Repent Friday, May 8, would have been Ahmaud Arbery’s 26th birthday. On Sunday, February 23, Ahmaud, a 25-year-old African American male, was jogging through Satilla Shores, Georgia. After seeing him, Gregory McMichael, a former law enforcement investigator, alerted his son Travis McMichael. The two men, both white, set off to confront Arbery and then shot and... Shawn Patterson
A Tale of Two Love Stories Love is one thing most women I know enjoy talking about. We like to share stories about who we are attracted to, or as married women, how we fell in love. Mike and I recently were reminiscing about when we blissfully fell in love. In 1988 Michael Lorenzo Patterson moved from sunny Tallahassee, Florida, to... Shawn Patterson
Dreaming as a Sign of Spiritual Health What comes to mind when you think of the word dream? A romantic relationship with your knight in shining armor? A daydream that takes your mind off your situation or a bad dream which causes worry and fear? A false hope or pie-in-the-sky, wild idea with no basis in reality? If you are like me... Shawn Patterson