#018 Registering for the Facebook Live E-Launch Party

Hello Everyone,

Get ready for the Facebook Live Journey to Purpose E-launch. I am hopeful that you will join in and support by participating in the E-launch of my book, Journey to Purpose. I expect us to have lively conversations, be blessed by the journey and testimony of others, and grow in our understanding and service related to our purpose in the kingdom. Thank you in advance for your support. I pray that you will be encouraged to begin or continue your pursuit of kingdom purpose as we engage in this five-week study.

E-Launch Party starts Saturday, July 20, 7:00 am (PST)

To register for the E-launch, go to my website at https://l-elizabethstewart.com/, click on the ‘Contact’ tab, fill in your name and email, and then type, “J2P registration” in the comment box. For those of you who register and participate in the E-launch, I want to make sure that you have the content of the book for discussions, so I will forward a PDF of the book. Your copy will not contain the teacher’s guide and handouts section.

Due to the time difference, the Facebook Live discussion will occur on Saturday mornings starting July 20 at 7:00 am (PST), which is 9:00 am (CST) and 10:00 am (EST). Please verify your time zone so you do not miss the discussion. Remember, I will communicate pertinent information through email, so make sure you register. Tell all your friends and family and let’s engage in this study together. To start the fun, the first person to purchase their book and email me a receipt will win a prize. Winner and prize will be announced at our first session on July 20. To forward your receipt, click on the Contact tab at the web address above and in the comments box include the date, time, and location of your purchase (i.e., Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or Xulon Press) and I will respond with the email address to upload your receipt.

Please don’t forget to share on all your social media sites. The more participants we have, the more we can learn from one another.

Thank you in advance for your support and God bless.

#017 Finally! The Book is Released.

Greetings Everyone, It’s finally here! The long-awaited release of my bible study, “Journey to Purpose” is finally here. It has taken nearly a year to complete this project. My persistence and trust in God have paid off and the book is now available at major retailers. Check out my new ‘Publications’ page on this site for more information. Be sure to get your copy by July 19, 2019. I will be hosting an online book launch party via Facebook Live starting Monday, July 22. Join me for six weeks of chapter reviews, dialogue, testimonies, and lessons learned. The more participants, the more we can all learn. Plan to be inspired to discover or persist in your pursuit of purpose.

In advance, I appreciate your help in making this a successful project. You can help by spreading the word about the book to your church leaders, family, and friends. During the Facebook launch, you will have multiple opportunities to tag the book on facebook, twitter, or Instagram, and win prizes. I’m so excited to see what God does with this work. I can honestly say that I have had to read the book over-and-over and each time, I am blessed and encouraged to persist on the journey and serve intentionally.

How to register for Facebook Journey to Purpose E-Launch. To register for the E-launch, simply go to the Contact page on this site and fill in your name and email. In the comment box, simply type, “J2P registration.” I will communicate pertinent information through email. Tell all your friends and let’s engage in this study together. To start the fun, the first person to purchase their book and email me a receipt will win a prize. Winner and prize will be announced at our first session on July 22. To forward your receipt, click on the Contact page and complete the message information. In the comment box, include the date, time, and location of your purchase (i.e. Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or Xulon Press) and I will respond with the email address to upload your receipt.

Thank you for your continued support. I hope to hear from you at the E-Launch. Don’t forget! Register for the E-Launch on the Contact page on this site. Be sure to include your email to receive important information about the E-launch, date changes, competitions, etc. Mark your calendar for July 22. More information will be forwarded once I have your email address.

God bless and keep you,

L. Elizabeth

#015 Good News!

Announcements: I’m going to be changing the format of the blog. From now on, I will primarily post articles instead of podcasts. I will occasionally post a podcast, for example, if I am interviewing a guest. Also, I want to let you all know that I experienced some type of malfunction with my email subscriber database and I have not been able to recover emails. If you would like to continue to receive emails, you will need to subscribe again. I will receive an email that you have subscribed and I can build the database for you to receive an email when new articles have posted to the blog. Greetings and welcome to my blog. Thank you for visiting and if you find the content of value, I pray you will share the blog with your friends and family. You can click on the links (i.e. FB, Instagram, email, Twitter) to share.

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#014 Shifting for Purpose: I Moved!

Today, I’m back bringing you up to date on what’s been going on with me and why I was away for so long. If you follow the blog, you know that I have been on a journey to purpose and I’ve invited you along on my journey. Well, fasten your seat belt because today I’m talking about “Shifting for Purpose- I Moved”. Yes, that’s right! God has re-positioned me for purpose. Be sure to stay tuned next week as I discuss more of what God has been setting in motion in my life.
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#013 Journey to Purpose: Ordered Steps

I’m back! I know I have been away for quite some time now but if you will stay tuned over the next few weeks, I will fill you in on where I’ve been and what I’m doing now. It is going to be so exciting. I’m excited about what God is doing and I can’t wait to see what’s next. I sense a huge break is on the horizon for me and for you too. One of my goals today is to encourage my listeners that God is ordering our steps toward purpose. Sometimes we can endure difficult times and experience delays, rejections, denials, and silent treatments, which make us feel forgotten. Please know you are not forgotten and God will not disappoint. He may be quiet but I assure you he is up to something and it’s going to be grand. Continue reading

#008 Fit for Purpose

Are you fit for purpose? Are you prepared for the calling that is on Your life? Well, not to worry. Although God allows us to see bits and pieces regarding our destiny or calling, He never reveals the processes involved in arriving at the designated place. Sometimes processing can feel like you are “Jason and the Argonauts” and you have to past the 12 test of character to acquire the golden egg… or was it a golden fleece? I don’t really remember. You can think of any treasure hunt movie where the hero is trying to acquire an ancient artifact and there are sure to be some riddles, puzzling problems, test of character, and some dicey villain trying to derail you or prevent you from succeeding on your mission. This is certainly how we may feel sometimes on our journey to purpose. There are important reasons why God takes us through processing. In this week’s podcast we discuss the importance of going through and being a willing participant in the process.


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“Purpose” Part 3 – A Personal Story of Uncovering Purpose w/ B. Doucette McCray

Everyone’s journey or story of uncovering purpose is different. Perhaps you have come to know your purpose in the kingdom in a unique way. Maybe you had a dream or a vision. Or perhaps someone spoke into your life with clear direction regarding your purpose. Or maybe you came to know your purpose through a trial, a hardship, or through an internal or external problem that needed to be resolved. Sometimes we can be intimated by others in our search. Oftentimes the enemy tells us, “God does not have a place for us in the kingdom, we are too old, or that we are inadequate or unworthy to be used by God.” The list goes on. The enemy definitely does not want us to walk, or even crawl for that matter, into purpose. Remember, how you start the journey or uncover purpose is not important: It is important that you start and finish the journey.

I am back with Part-3 in the series on “Purpose”. In Part 1, we addressed the question, Does God Have a Plan for My Life? In Part 2, we addressed the question, How Do I Uncover My Purpose? if you have not had a chance to listen to Part 1 and 2, I encourage you to take a minute and listen. I believe you will find something to encourage or help you on this journey. Today, I have asked a dear friend, Mrs. Bridget Doucette McCray, to share her personal story on uncovering purpose.

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#004 How Do I Uncover My Purpose?

Today I’m back with Part 2 in the 3-Part series on “Purpose”. Earlier this week we addressed the question, Does God Have a Plan for My Life? If you have not had a chance to listen to Part 1, please do so.  I believe you will find information that is helpful in your search for purpose.

Today we are answering the question How Do I Uncover My Purpose? Take heart because discovering purpose is a journey that will lead to your ultimate destiny. It is important to remember that while on the journey, purpose may look different in various seasons of life.
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#003 Purpose – Part 1: Does God Have a Plan for My Life

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Hello All, Today’s podcast is part 1 in a series on “purpose”. For many of us, delayed answers to prayer about purpose leave us wondering, not only what our specific purpose is, but whether or not we have a purpose at all. If you’ve read my “About Me” page, you know the primary purpose of this blog is to exhort others toward purpose. To join others together in a journey for purpose. The reason we search for purpose is so we can fulfill our destiny before returning home to be with the Father forever. So, today in our podcast, we are answering the question, Does God have a plan for my life?  If you’re like me, lack of purpose has gripped or currently holds you in a state of unfulfillment, depression, and discouragement. I know what it is like to seek God for purpose over an extended period of time, to walk by faith for one Word, and sometimes still question if you are hearing God precisely. To begin this series, I want to start by exhorting and reassuring every listener that God does indeed have a plan for your life. I pray that the scriptures resonate with you today and that you will spend time meditating on the scriptures shared today.

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Points to remember:

  1. God has and knows the plans that he has for you (Jeremiah 29:11)
  2. You must persistent in seeking God for your purpose (Jeremiah 29:13)
  3. God has already equipped you with everything you need to fulfill your purpose (Ephesians 1:3-11)
  4. God wrote all your days in the book before the foundation of the world (Psalms 139:16)

Thank you for listening. Please feel free to share this podcast through social media. As always, please leave me a comment. Your feedback will help me improve my site.

#001 When you become the Adult… Caring for your Elderly Parent(s)

This week’s podcast is a tribute to mothers with Gloria Lyons on navigating the season of caring for your parent.


In this week’s podcast, we are speaking with guest, Gloria Lyons about the process, emotions, responsibilities, and lessons learned in caring for an elderly parent. If you have not entered this phase of life you will, if the Lord delays His coming for your parents. Continue reading