Jo Saxton: Ready to Rise

Own Your Voices, Gather Your Community, Step Into Your Influence
(WaterBrook)

Ready to Rise: Own Your Voices, Gather Your Community, Step Into Your Influence
(WaterBrook, 2020)

WHO: Jo Saxton, author, speaker, leadership coach and podcast host.

SHE SAYS: “If there was ever a time to uncover our potential and voices, it’s now.”

THE BIG IDEA: God designed women for influence and impact.

THE PROGRESSION:
In 13 chapters the author shares insights into her own journey and from powerful biblical examples to offer practical advice and to empower and equip women to transform their communities.

“We are owning our voices to rise into our influence to change our world by joining in with what God is doing as he makes all things new. Our leadership is not the end result; a better world, filled with God’s love and light, shaped by his mercy and justice and grace, is.”

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Jo Saxton

Jo Saxton is a leader within 3DM, a movement training churches and leaders to do discipleship and mission in an increasingly post-Christian world. Originally from the United Kingdom, Saxton was college pastor at St. Thomas Church, Sheffield, England, planting missional congregations among college students and young adults. Since moving to the United States eight years ago, she has served on church teams discipling young leaders and planting missional communities in areas ranging from the suburbs to the inner city. She is also the author of "More than Enchanting" (released Spring 2012), exploring the subject of women in leadership. She loves running, good music, reading books, blogs and magazines and laughing loudly with family and friends over a great meal. She is married to Chris, a pastor, and they have two amazing daughters, Tia and Zoë. They live in Southern California.