Episode 50: Amy Whitfield

Executive Director of Communications at The Summit Church

Contributing Author to Women & Work

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Amy Whitfield is Executive Director of Communications at The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham. Prior to that, she served in various roles within the Southern Baptist Convention for twenty years. She co-authored the book SBC FAQs: A Ready Reference and is the co-host of the podcast SBC This Week. In 2019, she helped launch the SBC Women’s Leadership Network, and she serves as chairwoman of the board of directors of Women & Work. Amy and her husband Keith have two children and live in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Amy wrote chapter 10 in Women & Work, entitled, “Developing and Growing Your Gifts.” In this episode, she and Courtney discuss:

– Why she is passionate about the topic of growth and development in Christian women

– How personal development is part of our design as image bearers

– The objections and hesitations many women feel toward growing in leadership

– Her encouragement to reluctant woman to move forward in personal development and leadership

– The most important advice she’s received as a woman in this area

– How the Holy Spirit is leading her own development in this season of life 


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