This week, like many others, I have been watching the aftermath of the devastating tornado in Oklahoma. In the meantime, it’s blue skies and 75 degrees outside and I am feeling a little guilty about where I live. I…Read More »
From Moses’ perspective, the directions were crystal clear. The promised land was theirs; they just needed a strategy for claiming it. Since there were twelve tribes of Israel, they would send one man from each tribe. Twelve “spies” who…Read More »
What’s your story?
I don’t mean that blithely. I mean it literally. What is your story?
God has given it to you for a purpose. And He wants to use it for more than just you.
On that note, here are some…Read More »
I have come to believe our greatest blessings come wrapped with our biggest challenges.
And God is in it all.
For me that blessing is being a mom.
The challenge is there’s a word “step” before mom.
Although you probably wouldn’t know it…
Lisa was 43 years old, past the age of marriage by most people’s standards. She had faithfully prayed for a husband for 20 years.
Then, miracle of miracles, Lisa met Ryan.
Ryan and Lisa became engaged four months after they met….Read More »
Meet LaurieHi, I used to be Laurie Polich, but now I'm Laurie Polich Short. Some of you older youth workers might remember me from my Youth Specialties speaking days. But a few things have happened since that time...I got married, became a step mom, and most recently published two books. Read more on the "About Laurie" page
It started four years ago while I was leading…
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What people are saying about Laurie
“Laurie exceeded all our expectations. Weeks later I still had people commenting about how much Laurie’s speaking meant to them.”
“Laurie Short is a terrific speaker, great to work with, and uniquely gifted to connect right away with adults and students. Our whole conference loved her!”