E: 39 Cultivating a Culture of Vulnerability

Cultivating a Culture of Vulnerability

How can you get real with other women and foster a sense of safety that encourages others to share? Hope Blanton joins Karen Hodge to talk about how fear can keep us from real community, but the Gospel can make us strong and courageous.

Discussion Questions:

  • What are two things Hope says are important to creating a culture of vulnerability?
  • What is vulnerability? How is it more than being honest?
  • What keeps the women you know from being transparent?
  • What are some things a leader can do to set an example of being vulnerable?

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About the Speaker:

Hope Blanton

Hope Blanton has been married to Ray for 20 years and mother to Cana (14), Thea (11), and Nias (9). She has lived in multiple cities and been involved in seven PCA churches all over the country. Hope was trained as a clinical social worker, earning her Master’s Degree at Temple University. She has used her counseling skills as a social worker for at risk youth, postpartum moms, and most recently as the Women’s Ministry Equipper at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Currently she is working towards her clinical license counseling in a private practice in San Antonio, Texas. Hope tries to make women feel at home no matter the context. She is a feeler, funny, organized, and endlessly asking questions to draw people out and make them feel known.

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