Author: nancyjernigan

Leadership Qualities That Start in College!

“Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life,  righteousness, and honor.”    Proverbs 21:21 Let’s look at the character of a leader!  I could write a ton of blogs on the topic of the character of leader and how it plays itself out, including specific character attributes that are critical for an effective leader to possess.  Yet […]

When you Crash into Yourself!

Recently I said to my husband Jeff, I think I just crashed into myself.  He actually understood exactly what I meant – which was surprising to me.  I was pondering a situation I was in and did not seem to have a reasonable answer.  I was trying hard to solve this problem and I just […]

Taking Thoughts Captive

Shifting our Minds to a Better Place “We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God,  and take every thought captive to obey Christ…” 2 Corinthians 10: 3-6 –ESV “Taking every thought captive to obey Christ” suggests we need a filter.  A filter that knows and understands when negative or untrue thoughts are capturing […]

Crying Out To God

Have you been through disappointing circumstances lately?  Are you frustrated, or discouraged?  Know you are not alone; I am speaking to many women almost daily who feel the same. To be truthful, I expected many things to come to fruition this past year that are yet to be realized!  We can learn a lot about ourselves in pressure […]

A Spiritual Crux “Pulling a Roof”

As a rock climber and outdoor adventurous; I am willing to take risks that lead to new heights, both spiritually and physically. Even though this type of venturesome spirit is in my DNA, that doesn’t mean it is always easy; in fact sometimes I find myself in a very challenging place. In the rock climbing […]

A Leader Like Deborah

Making Wise Godly Decisions “Now Deborah, a prophet, the wife of Lapidoth, was leading Israel at that time.”  Judges 4:4 “She held court under the Palm of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her to have their disputes decided.” Judges 4:5 Deborah has much to teach us as leaders today.  […]

Leadership Blog

Being Taught By God by Nancy Jernigan – April 1, 2021 As a leader guiding a team either at a church or for a non-profit; how we learn and grow is super important.  One of the most important elements younger leaders watch in other leaders is how we model hearing from God and how we […]