Lead. Travel. Pray. was started by dear friends who met at work about 10 years ago. We no longer work at the same organization – or in the same city! – but we have stayed connected through a lot of personal and professional changes. People & thought leadership, global travel, and faith are the main bonds that make our friendship so fulfilling. This site and podcast were created to share our passions with family and friends…and hope we make some new friends along the way!
LeadTravelPray.com is the brain child of Michelle, Rebecca & Sandy who were fortunate to land on the same work team about a decade ago. We have remained great friends and are excited for this opportunity to share our passions of leadership and travel in a way that also allows us to share how faith plays… Continue reading About Us
Museums Cahokia Mounds Arch Grounds and Museum St. Louis Art Museum– in beautiful Forest Park. City Museum– hands on for kids and those who are kids at heart. Downtown. Giant climbing structures and lots of small caverns for little ones to play…and get lost. Concerts and Theatre Fox Theater– concerts and Broadway theater series St… Continue reading Episode 28: Visiting St. Louis
Money, money, money…ABBA made the phrase popular, but how to we think about it in terms of our faith?
Special Guest: Michelle King Tips: Aim to ask specific questions to candidates so you get a real-life example of what actually happened and not a theoretical reply to how the candidate might handle the situation Use follow up questions to probe on responses that are too vague to give you the level of detail you… Continue reading Episode 25: Tips for Hiring Leaders
Hiroshima Peace Museum– Photo below is of the one building left partially standing after the explosion. It has been reinforced and now serves as a visual reminder of the devastation caused by an atomic bomb. Kabuki Performance– Kabuki is a classical Japanese dance-drama. Kabuki theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for… Continue reading Episode 24: Sightseeing in Japan
Sandy’s Itinerary Princess Cruise– Kobe, Beppu, Kagoshima, Busan (South Korea) Tokyo Kyoto Nara Koyasan Hiroshima Osaka Japan Rail Pass is an economical way to travel on multiple train trips in Japan (including bullet trains). Must be purchased in advance of your trip and can be done online. A voucher will be sent to your U.S.… Continue reading Episode 23: Travel to Japan
You can get involved to share a talent, such as on a church committee like Finance or Staff Relations, or to learn through book and Bible studies. Examples ways and places to volunteer: Bookstore Nursery Mowing Taking treats to local service people & first responders Teaching
Spiritual Disciplines: Reading the Bible There are many different versions of the Bible. This might help you chose the right one for your current needs. We suggest you visit a Christian Bookstore or your church’s library/book store for help picking one if this is your first time reading and studying the Bible. Most churches offer… Continue reading Ep 21. Spiritual Disciplines: Reading the Bible
In this episode, the Lead.Travel.Pray. team discusses ways to create habits around prayer, gratitude and attending church. We offer suggestion based on what we have tried…and are often still failing to do. Ultimately we believe each person can and will find the spiritual discipline that fits them. Helpful apps for prayers and devotions: First 5… Continue reading Episode 20: Spiritual Gifts – Part 1
Show notes: According to ECU, Equality challenge unit, unconscious bias refers to a bias that we are unaware of, and which happens outside of our control. It is a bias that happens automatically and is triggered by our brain making quick judgments and assessments of people and situations, influenced by our background, cultural environment and… Continue reading Episode 18: Bias
Special Guest: Michelle King Tips: Always attach your resume to the applicant tracking system – don’t just fill out the job history information. Make sure you have an email and phone number listed on your resume. In North America, LinkedIn is a critical tool for getting noticed. List more than your job and title –… Continue reading Episode 26: Tips for Job Candidates