What helps turn your book into a ministry?  Kathi and Michele talk today about a book that can go for the long haul and be turned into a ministry.  Some may have the ministry first, some may have a book that is just for a season, how can you recognize the opportunity? 

Kathi poses 3 questions for you: 

  1. Is this a subject you can be excited for over the long haul? 
  2. Can you speak from a place of authority? 
  3. Is there a need for the topic over the long term? 

Pay attention to your audience. What are they asking? 

Kathi’s books: 

The Husband Project
Happy Habits for Every Couple
Praying God’s Word for Your Husband
Clutter Free
*Also the Clutter Free Bible Study – What Jesus Has to Say About Your Stuff

Michele’s books:
I Am
Undone
Relentless 

In today’s episode, you will know:

  • When is it time to turn a book into a ministry? 
  • Can your audience talk about your topic forever? 
  • Where is the area I have earned the right to speak into people’s lives? 

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Meet Your Hosts

Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp

Author, Speaker, Communicator Academy Creator and CEO

Communicator Academy founder, Leverage: The Speaker Conference creator and master instructor Kathi Lipp, is a national speaker and author of 17 books including “Clutter Free,” “Overwhelmed,” and “The Husband Project.”

She is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and has been named Focus on the Family radio’s “Best of Broadcast.”

She is the host of the popular podcast “Clutter Free Academy with Kathi Lipp.”

Over the past 10 years, Kathi has helped hundreds of people increase their platform through teaching and coaching. She is a frequent teacher at writer’ s conferences and has helped countless authors and speakers find their audiences.

Kathi’s desire to help fellow speakers and authors avoid the mistakes she made, increase their confidence and be the person God made them to be, inspired her creation of Communicator Academy. Her newest adventure, is The Red House where she offers writer’s retreats and Writers in Residence events. Learn more about the Red House at https:writingattheredhouse.com

Michele Cushatt

Michele Cushatt

Author, Speaker, Mastermind Coach

As an experiened keynote speaker and emcee, Michele Cushatt’s speaking experience includes Women of Faith, Compassion International, and various retreats, conferences and events held across the country. She has also led radio, video and audio recording projects.

She co-hosted with Michael Hyatt on the popular This Is Your Life podcast. In addition, Michele serves as part of the Dynamic Communicators International leadership team, led by best-selling author and sought-after speaker Ken Davis.

 
Michele coaches multiple large-platform speakers in how to craft and deliver powerful presentations.
 
Michele authored Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Unexpected Life with Zondervan Publishers and I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is. Her third book will be launched in Fall of 2019. She launched her first Mastermind group in January 2017 and is currently taking applications for her 2020 Mastermind.
 

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