Sister Interview: Jess Connolly
It’s safe to say Jess Connolly is a dynamo. She’s one of the cofounders of SheReadsTruth, one of the owners of Amen Paper Company, co-author of USA Today Best Seller Wild and Free, and the co-founder of The Influence Conference and Network. We caught up with her in her new office space in Charleston, SC and talked to her about how she manages life with four kids and a big to-do list.
Though her resume is impressive, we focused some of our conversation on her limitations. What she can do within her given work hours, or more importantly, what she can hand over to somebody else. From work projects, to home projects, Jess is a big fan of recruiting help and doing what’s need to be a healthy woman. From weekly counseling sessions to workouts with her teammates, we hear how Jess maintains her own health in order to be most effective for the work God has given her.
Jess believes God wants women to move toward holiness. Living under the covering of grace and on mission flow out of that space. Her new book Dance, Stand, Run is for the woman who wants to serve God. This interview is as well. You will feel more able to tackle the day in front of you after hearing Jess’ wisdom and practical tips for being a woman on holy ground.
You can listen to our interview with Jess here.
Some things you heard mentioned on the show:
Gospel Community Church, Charleston, SC
“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” –1 Peter 2:9
“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.“ -2 Corinthians 12:9
Jess’ new book, Dance, Stand, Run: The God-Inspired Moves of a Woman Standing on Holy Ground
Her first book she wrote with Hayley Morgan: Wild and Free: A Hope-Filled Anthem for the Woman Who Feels She is Both Too Much and Never Enough
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