Introducing Our Guest
Connie Albers has spent much of her adult life as a homeschool mom and mom-preneur with an outreach and ministry to homeschool parents through her leadership and as a speaker. She is a respected leader and trusted homeschool mom who understands the challenges of balancing the demands of life. Connie is a wife and mother of five homeschool graduates. Her children continued their studies at the University of Central Florida on scholarship. Four have graduated and one is a senior. She is a speaker and writer, a spokesperson, and owns ConnieAlbers.com. Her latest venture is fulfilling her desire to equip women in their calling through her Equipped To Be ministry and with her site. The Albers family lives in Winter Garden, Florida.
Related Podcasts and Posts from The Busy Mom
A Friendship that Lasts (short podcast and post) – “They last because we choose to believe the best about each other, rather than the worst. We believe the best for each other, too. If you’re struggling with a friendship today, I want to encourage you to ask the Lord to give you His eyes for your friend.”
A Little Grace Can Go a Long Way (post) – We will all do well to stop putting our desires on others and extend grace to one another. Our only audience we aim to please is God, so we need to let the rest go.
Scriptures for Further Study
Friendship Redeemed: How the Gospel Changes Friendships to Something Greater by Adam Holland -Friendship Redeemed is an examination of how the gospel influenced and shaped Paul’s understanding of friendship. Pastors, students, and teachers alike—and anyone who desires to grow in their understanding of biblical friendship—will find this work to be a helpful resource, both in regards to readability and substance. Friendship Redeemed examines the topic of friendship through the lens of the metanarrative of scripture. The conclusion is that the gospel calls the Christian to a unique and counter-cultural view of friendship. This book will serve as a tool for helping believers to learn to live and think with a biblical worldview concerning the topic of friendship.
Friendship: Cultivating Relationships that Enrich Our Lives: A Study Guide by Women of Faith that uses Scripture to address issues such as: how to have fulfilling friendships with some humor and fun, building lasting and fulfilling friendships, choosing the right kinds of friends, learning to be vulnerable and honest to maximize intimacy, and how to move past the superficial to spiritually bonded friendships.