Step Out & Thrive Ministries with Bethany Boring
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The Power Of God Displayed Through The Holding Of Hands

In the middle of a crazy morning, his eyes looked with crazy excitement into mine and he reached in to grasp my right hand. The same hand that helped me write the words in the Toastmasters International

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The Step Out & Thrive Manifesto

I was challenged in a mastermind group a few weeks ago to compose a manifesto for Step Out & Thrive Ministries.     If you are new to the term “manifesto” it is a public declaration of

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I Am Filthy Stinkin’ Rich

I sat with my PowerSheets 2019 Planner open to a page that made my heart sink. On one side I was to list the blessings and things that went “right” in 2018. On the other side, I was to

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The “I Need to Figure This Out” Trap

“Mom, I can’t get out of my seat belt!“ my middle child softly admitted as the van pulled into the driveway.       I grinned, eyed him in the rear-view mirror and expected my 8-year-old

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How God Is Teaching Me To Receive Change

I sat alone in an empty house. Silence. Utter, complete quiet. For a mom of three boys, this makes my heart sink, shatter and split open raw.       I knew my boys were safe and would be returned in

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The Super Power of Vulnerability: Stories from Ukraine Series

I stood facing eyes that stared deeply into mine. As I began to share my testimony that I have never really felt like I belonged, heads started bobbing in agreement. I shared about my various physical

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Do Not Set Any Goals Before Asking Yourself This One Question

I sat at the kitchen table with pen in hand and my spiral-bound journal. At the top of the page I had written “2019 Goals” in big, bold letters. Underneath the title sat a lonely

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I Just Need Hope: Stories from Ukraine Series

See the beginning of the “Stories from Ukraine Series” here.       After a long day of evangelizing out on the streets, I found myself seated on the edge of a cement railing looking-up

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Can You Hear ME Now?: Stories from Ukraine Series

This post continues the Stories from Ukraine Series. To see the post that kicked everything off, please CLICK HERE.       I have a profound hearing loss and wear hearing aids in both my left and right

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Sisters In Christ: Stories from Ukraine Series

This post continues the “Stories from Ukraine Series.” To see the first post, click HERE.      I do not have a sister by blood, just two – much taller yet younger brothers.      I

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