Faith Influencer, International Speaker,  Bestselling author, Biblical Leadership

Sue Detweiler faith influencer



        Lead a Women Who Move Mountains Group

Sue Detweiler bestselling author, international speaker
Women Who Move Mountains

Become a Woman Who Moves Mountains

Faith Influencer, Bible Teacher, bestselling author

SUE DETWEILER is a faith influencer, bible teacher, author, speaker, and podcast host of Healing Rain on Charisima Podcast Network with over 25 years of experience in leadership, ministry and education.

15 Things to Give Up in the New Year

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15 Things to Give up in 2021 As we move into 2021, here are 15 Things to Give Up in the New Year.  If you give up these 15 things you will experience more joy and fulfillment than every before.  Take time to prayerfully reflect on letting these 15 things go forever....

5 Things your Single Friends Need from You

5 Things your Single Friends Need from You

Our culture, and the Christian subculture in particular, is couple's focused. [Tweet "Special occasions, like Valentine's Day, can feel isolating for those who don't have a spouse"].  Here are a few things you can do to encourage your single friends and family...

You are Invited to Lead Women Who Move Mountains Group

You are Invited to Lead Women Who Move Mountains Group

Lead Women Who Move Mountains Group You are invited to lead Women Who Move Mountains Group. You can make a difference in the lives of other women. You can help them move the mountains of fear, rejection, brokenness, shame, anxiety, sadness, perfectionism, timidity,...

Bold Perseverance

Bold Perseverance

Bold Perseverance Have you found yourself wavering over God's promise in your life? Do you have a bold dream but you are afraid to take a risk? Have you already stepped out in faith, but things aren't going according to plan and you feel like giving up? [Tweet "If you...

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Replacing Sadness with Joy

Replacing Sadness with Joy

by Sue Detweiler

Sadness Is a Part of Our Lives

Within hours of receiving the phone call that my father only had weeks to live, I was on a plane heading to see him. Arriving at the hospital room, I laid my head on his chest. My quiet tears soaked his hospital gown. He patted my back and told me he loved me.People lined the corridors of the hospital waiting to see my dad. “You are a man of great influence,” I said, smiling at my father. He had influenced so many, as a businessman and an agent of change, in Northern Indiana.

“Family is what matters most,” he told me quietly, as several community leaders gathered in the halls waiting to see him. There was a glimpse of regret in his eyes. Regret for working so hard. Regret that he hadn’t taken care of his body. Regret that the hours in his life were short.

Excusing myself, I headed to the tiny hospital chapel to pray. There was solace in God’s presence. At first, I began to plead with God to do a miracle and heal my father. As I quieted myself to listen to His voice, there was a growing sense that my father was going to quickly pass from this life to the next. Sadness overcame me.

“I’m too young for this,” I thought. I put my hand on the baby growing in my womb. I had left three little girls at home with my husband and friends, and here I was pregnant with my fourth daughter. The realization that my father would probably never hold my baby crept in. The weight of his loss swept over me as I wept before God.

The three weeks that followed were both sweet and sorrowful. Our family sat in the hospital waiting room and laughed at the funny things that Dad had done through the years. We told story after story celebrating his legacy.

Sadness Is Turned to Joy

My father was ready to meet God. Heaven became his primary focus. We had times as a family surrounding his bed singing Christmas carols. We celebrated his birthday, as well as mine, in the hospital. I saw this mighty man of boldness and courage face the unknown with quiet dignity.

About The Author

SUE DETWEILER is a mother of six, author, speaker, podcast host of Healing Rain, and faith influencer with over 25 years of experience in leadership, ministry and education. Sue and her husband Wayne lead a nonprofit called Life Bridge Today and attend Upperroom Dallas.

Sue Detweiler author, speaker, coach, pastor

About Sue Detweiler

Sue Detweiler is a wife, mother of six, author, and pastor with more than twenty-five years of experience in marriage, ministry, and education. She is also a popular speaker who shares her heart and wisdom internationally on issues related to marriage, family, women, prayer, leadership, and ministry.
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Sue is a very perceptive coach who empowers you live out your God-given dream. She is an empathetic listener who is transparent about her own mistakes as a wife, mother, and leader. She walks with you as you answer God’s call on your life. Her special focuses in life coaching include marriage, family, and leadershipClick Here to find out more about upcoming coaching events

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Sue Detweiler is a gifted Bible teacher and speaker at churches and conferences. She is a prophetic encourager and compassionate communicator who articulates profound truths in simple and relatable ways. Sue and her husband Wayne Detweiler have planted southeast of Dallas Texas Click Here to invite Sue to Speak