Only One Life: How a Woman's Every Day Shapes An Eternal Legacy
: Life keeps us running so fast and frenzied that we often lose sight of each day's holy potential. Yet as a woman loved and called by God, your ordinary everyday matters more than you could possibly imagine. Your...
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Life keeps us running so fast and frenzied that we often lose sight of each day's holy potential. Yet as a woman loved and called by God, your ordinary everyday matters more than you could possibly imagine.
Your choices today shape the legacy you leave for future generations. You are part of a story that has existed long before you and will long outlast you. And you can play a unique and irreplaceable role.
In Only One Life, mother-and-daughter team Jackie Green and Lauren McAfee invite you to join the company of women God is using to change the world. Through vivid portraits of women of the Bible, women of history, and women shaping the world today, you will discover how God multiplies seemingly small daily offerings of faithfulness. Come and see your own story reflected in the lives of women such as:
Mary Magdalene, the first witness to Jesus's resurrection. Catherine Booth, an early apologist for women's rights and co-founder of the Salvation Army. Christine Caine, a contemporary speaker and human rights activist And other ordinary women who have done extraordinary things, including Harriet Tubman, Queen Esther, Lottie Moon, and Joni Eareckson Tada.
Building a legacy through your "only one life" is not a calling for the elite few. It is a calling for you-as a woman with unique capacity to shape the future through your faith, family, gifts, and leadership. Only One Life will encourage and empower you to develop grit, grace, and the long view-able to change your world forever-starting today.
Jackie Green, co-founder of Museum of the Bible, is a full-time homemaker who relishes her roles of wife, mother to six children, mother-in-law, and "Gigi" to four grandchildren. Married to her high-school sweetheart, Steve, for more than thirty years, Jackie actively supports him in his high-profile role as president of Hobby Lobby and chairman of the board of Museum of the Bible. Jackie homeschooled for thirteen years and now serves on the board of her younger children's private Christian school. An adoptive mom herself, Jackie served on the Advisory Board of a local Crisis Pregnancy Center and has worked with her family in orphanages worldwide, and has also assisted several agencies in making adoption financially possible. Over the past six years, Jackie has assisted Steve on the Museum of the Bible project and has volunteered and worked first hand with the Development Team in a variety of areas such as hospitality and event planning. Jackie's other involvements include her home church and Christian charities both national and international. Although she is a world traveler, her favorite place is with her family. nbsp;
Lauren Green McAfee is a speaker, writer, connector and coffee enthusiast with a heart to engage others in the Bible. While pursuing her graduate degrees in pastoral counseling and theology, Lauren worked for her father Steve Green as he founded Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. Today Lauren works for Hobby Lobby as Corporate Ambassador, and is pursuing a PhD in Ethics and Public Policy at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Lauren and her husband Michael live in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Connect with Lauren at www.laurenamcafee.com . nbsp;