Sisterhood Leadership

The resources included in this page are for YOU! Cultivate your leadership skills, discover your leadership style, and more.

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Must Reads

Whether you are a seasoned leader, or just beginning to leverage your skills, these books are excellent foundational reads. They are consistently recommended by leaders of all types.

Leadership Styles

Do you know your leadership style? These books can support you in both identifying and developing  your style over time.


Everyone has a sphere of influence, regardless of position or title. As women, we have influence on our friends, families, colleagues, communities, and more.

Faith Based Leadership

Leadership grounded in faith and centered on the Word of God has its roots in Biblical wisdom.

Developing Your Leadership Skills

As you find yourself moving into leadership positions, or, just want to develop yourself as a professional in whatever your calling is, these books can be a good resource to guide conversations and change.

  • Craig Groeschel: Leadership Podcast. The Senior Pastor of Life.Church, Groeschel has been a speaker at the Sisterhood Leadership sessions for the annual Thrive Conference. Groeschel brings his experience plus a who’s who of leaders together to talk leadership. 
  • Catalyst. Catalyst Leader Podcast.  Catalyst’s mission is to “connect & empower an emerging generation of leaders to be changemakers in the Church, marketplace, and culture.” 
  • John Maxwell’s Leadership Podcast.  Maxwell targets fundamental leadership topics such as communication, leadership styles, and developing a growth mindset. 
  • Young Adults Today Podcast. Focused on reaching young adults, this podcast is hosted by our very own Micah Kennealy and her husband,  Josiah. They lead the MN Young Adults as a part of the Minnesota District Council of the Assemblies of God while also pastoring a college ministry called Chi Alpha at  Normandale Community College.
Websites, Online Courses and Applications
  • AG Coaching: A division of the Assemblies of God  National Leadership & Resource Center, AG Coaching provides coaching and coach training for leaders with entry level training and specialized focus areas. 
  • Becky Meyerson – Flourishing Life: Sisterhood Leadership’s own Becky Meyerson offers coaching and Bible studies. Her website includes e-courses in mission development, working through transition, and intentional living. 
  • FranklinCovey: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is only one of many leadership resources available. One of our Sisterhood Leadership friends shared that “every human on the planet should take their Unconscious Bias course.”
  • John Maxwell: This is a one stop shop for Maxwell’s entire catalog of books, audio resources, and more. Access the John Maxwell Academy – filled with his selection of online courses for leadership development. These course are an investment in yourself. 
  • MessengerX: Messenger X is an App available for both iPhone and Android presented by Messenger International, a ministry that is led by one of Bridging the Gap’s favorite guest speakers, Lisa Bevere. This app puts leadership and ministry resources at your fingertips, making it portable and easy to access wherever you are. 
  • Darla Makela Coaching: Darla is a MN-based life coach with a focus on teaching women how to be equipped for His purpose. 

October 2021 Highlighted Resource

Dungy, T. (2010). The Mentor Leader: Secrets to Building People and Teams That Win Consistently. Tyndale: Chicago, IL. ISBN: 9781414338064. 

Coaching vs. Mentoring

Leaders are often in a position to provide both coaching and mentorship. Both are important – just in different ways. Check out this blog at Startup Talky. This website is primarily geared towards business start-ups, but is relevant across both the marketplace and ministry spaces.

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Sisterhood Leadership is for every woman–spanning generations, life stages, and leadership experience. We believe every woman is a leader within her home, family, friend circles, church, or workplace, and we have designed the Sisterhood Leadership Retreat for you!

Leaders that Inspire Leaders

“Love Wisdom like a sister; make insight a beloved member of your family.” Proverbs 7:4

Lisa Bevere

Lisa Bevere

Founder of Messenger International, Speaker, Author

A Thrive Conference favorite, Lisa Bevere is a force to be reckoned with. She is a champion of worldwide discipleship alongside her husband, John. They work tirelessly to get discipleship materials into the hands of pastors and leadership around the globe. 

Lisa Bevere

Messenger International

Charlotte Gambill

Charlotte Gambill

Pastor, Author, Founder of the Cherish conference

Charlotte Gambill has been in church leadership for over 25 years. She has written 14 books and shares the word of God as a speaker and teaching pastor at the Church of the Highlands. She is the co-founder of the Dare to Be movement as “a community of women daring to embrace all of who they’re created to be in Christ.”

Charlotte Gambill

Dare to Be

The Collective


Lysa TerKeurst

Lysa TerKeurst

President of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Speaker, Author

Hearing Lysa speak is like hearing your own stories – she is our best friend – even if she doesn’t know it. She leads from a place of vulnerability, sharing the messiness of life through her words and God’s truth. She emphasizes the importance of a personal relationship with Christ throughout life’s ups and downs.

Lysa TerKeurst

Proverbs 31 Ministries

Susie Larson

Susie Larson

Talk Radio Host, Speak, and Author

We consider Susie Larson one of our own. Susie is passionate about connecting people with a love of Christ. Listening to her speak will leave you energized and motivated. She might even have you doing aerobics in the aisles.

Susie Larson

Faith Radio – Christian Talk Radio

Christine Caine

Christine Caine

Founder of The A21 Campaign and Propel Women, Activist, Author, Speaker

Christine Caine brings hope to our broken places, sharing her story of God rescuing her from the abuse she experienced. She turned her pain into a fierce advocacy and mission against human trafficking and for women’s empowerment to work for the Kingdom of God.

Christine Caine

The A21 Campaign

Propel Women