About Made Like Martha
An invitation for overachievers to discover what it means to rest as God’s daughters without compromising their God-given design as doers.
Though she didn’t sit at Jesus’s feet like her sister Mary, biblical Martha was loved just as she was–and you are too. This practical resource invites modern-day Marthas to sit down spiritually as they exchange try-hard striving for hope-filled freedom without abandoning their doer’s heart in the process. Doers need to be affirmed in their innate design to do rather than sit, yet also be reminded that they don’t have to overdo it in order to be worthy.
Made Like Martha is not an exhortation to add or subtract things off your to-do list, but it is an invitation to embrace the “good” of the Good News. Here is an offer to step into your position as a daughter of God and to enjoy life as a doer.
With reflection questions, “It Is Finished” activities at the end of each chapter, and a 5-week Bible study (for individuals or groups), Made Like Martha helps you find rest from striving even as you celebrate your God-given design to “do.”
What People Are Saying About Made Like Martha
— Jennifer Dukes Lee, author of The Happiness Dare and Love Idol
— Karen Ehman, Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker and New York Times best-selling author of Keep It Shut
— Becky Thompson, best-selling author of Love Unending & Hope Unfolding
— Mary Carver, blogger and author of Choose Joy: Finding Hope & Purpose When Life Hurts
— Bekah Jane Pogue, speaker, writing/speaker coach, and author of Choosing REAL
— Kate Battistelli, author of Growing Great Kids and mother of GRAMMY award winning artist, Francesca Battistelli
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