Next week will mark eight months for GLOW. Time flies! We started with a wonderful team who has been committed to writing and sharing their hearts, partnering along with women to walk closer with Christ each day. 169 posts later, we’re here and still going strong! We are so incredibly thankful for all of you, our readers and friends who make GLOW what it is.
Today we have some exciting news to share! The past few weeks Kelsey, Andi and I have been praying through the addition of another weekly team member. Amanda was one of the first that came to mind!
Amanda has been a dear friend of ours from the start. We have stayed up-to-date with her journey of being engaged, getting married and then moving to Africa at the start of this year. When we approached Amanda about potentially being a weekly contributor, she was honored and excited about the idea. After taking some time to pray and think through if this commitment would be the right thing for her, she responded with a big “YES”!
Amanda will be with us weekly for the next couple of months. We are excited to see where this goes and we are even more excited for YOU to get to know her more. She will be writing all the way from Africa – we are thankful for a great internet connection. Amanda loves the Lord with her whole heart and has an inspiring story to share.
I’ve known Amanda since I was in the fifth grade (see an embarrassing picture at the bottom of this post), and she has always been the friend that I could go to in the midst of trials or in times of triumph. She has a genuine heart, a joyful spirit and has always kept me accountable in my walk with Christ. I look forward to each of you meeting her and getting to know her through her posts each week as well.
I could share so much more about my dear friend, but for now I’ll leave you with her bio that can be read here. Be sure to check back tomorrow to officially “meet” Amanda and learn more about her life in Zambia. You won’t want to miss it!
To our monthly contributors and guest writers: We will still be publishing guest submissions and monthly contributor’s posts on Fridays every week. GLOW is so thankful for each and every one of you and we are excited to continue sharing your heart in an effort to encourage one another.