Thrive: Thousands of Women Know You

Thrive: Thousands of Women Know You

How many people in your life truly know you? How many people surround you that understand your hopes and dreams and know your biggest fears? Do they know what you are passionate about? Do they know what your favorite food is? Do they know where you stand on important...
Called to Trust: A Thrive Conference Story

Called to Trust: A Thrive Conference Story

Have you attended the Thrive Conference? Every year, we’re amazed at the way it works in the lives of women who join us. Today’s story is courtesy of Molly, who writes about her experience at Thrive in 2015. Want to join in on the fun? This year’s theme is...
Why I Won’t Miss the Thrive Conference

Why I Won’t Miss the Thrive Conference

Choose joy! These two words were part of the theme for the first Bridging the Gap women’s conference I attended several years ago, and became an impactful part of my life afterward that I still remember today. Since then, I have attended numerous spring conferences...
Interview with a Volunteer

Interview with a Volunteer

The Single Moms Retreat is one of the highlights of the year at Bridging the Gap. Single moms from all over Minnesota gather to be nourished spiritually and physically. From amazing worship and speakers to the Diva Boutique and the Spa, these hard-working mommas leave...

Celebrate in the Darkness

I have a friend that says, “Life’s too short not to celebrate every little thing you can.” I like the way she thinks. The other day another friend of mine told me about something she’d learned in her study of the Bible that calls for a celebration. It’s pretty cool,...

Strong Women

“Strong Women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” This quote is flying around everywhere these days–on social media, t-shirts, wall decor, coffee mugs, and even keychains. (I thought the keychain thing was just a joke, but I checked Etsy;...