Toni Spry

Toni attended Temple University in Philadelphia. She is the co-author of the bestselling book, The Fulfilled Woman. She has spoken at women’s conferences, retreats, and Bible studies, and has a special burden for teaching and discipling Christian women. She has been involved in 8 church plants, lived in 5 states, and traveled internationally to minister. She co-hosted a radio talk show, and television program, survived cancer, and moved more than 35 times. Toni presently leads the Women’s ministry department of her church. She and her husband Phil have two children and six grandchildren.


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Toni Spry Posts
  • Are You Making The Most Of First Impressions?

    First impressions are so important. Sometimes they’re so strong that they can’t be erased from... Read more

  • One Question All Church Leaders Must Answer

    From the Editor: This article was published years ago, but the importance of this content rings... Read more

  • Profiles of the Heart

    You have all seen social media profiles. For all the talk today against “profiling” we are all... Read more

  • Whatever Happened To Hospitality?

    Is hospitality a lost art?  Has “We’d love to have you come over to our home” been replaced... Read more

  • Facing The Odds In Church Planting

    We live and minister in the Raleigh, NC area.  Our part of the state has not been affected by the... Read more

  • Is The Modern Church Planting Movement “Elitist”?

    Last time I wrote about 6 Things Church Planters Can Learn From Ducks.  Today, however, I might... Read more

  • 6 Things Church Planters Can Learn From Ducks

    Many years ago we were visiting with some friends in their home having dinner.  His Father, who... Read more

  • Holding Out For King Charming

    I have been teaching women for almost 40 years. I’ve seen it all, the joy and the heartache.... Read more

  • Tending The Sheep

    We say we love the Lord but do we love God’s people?  We have a saying that we have... Read more

  • What Will Your Legacy Be?

    My Mother died this week.  She was 96 years old.  She lived a very full life having buried 2... Read more

  • The Visitor

    Dr. Yonggi Cho, Pastor of the largest church on earth (800,000) was asked, “How did your church... Read more

  • Adjusting Your Sails

    William Arthur Ward wrote, “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to... Read more

  • Others May—You Cannot

    If God has called you to be really like Jesus, He will draw you into a life of crucifixion and... Read more

  • You’re No Moses, But God Has Called You To Lead

    Moses was a reluctant leader, yet God used him mightily.  He dealt with fear, yet he went forward... Read more

  • Ministering to Today’s Women

    In your new Church Plant, as the Pastor’s wife, you many times have the responsibility for... Read more

  • Jerusalem, Judea, & Samaria

    We were saved in a Missions minded church.  We heard about local & world missions... Read more

  • Have It Your Way

    We stopped to get a hamburger the other night.  While debating what to have on my Whopper Jr., the... Read more

  • 6 Tips To Help Your Children Deal With Moving To A New Place

    God’s calling may mean a move out of your comfort zone and into the unknown.  Having moved over... Read more

  • Healing Hurting Women…

    I taught a Bible study this last week for women in our new church.  Nine women were present. ... Read more

  • How To Handle Criticism

    Somebody once told me that if people were talking about me, they were leaving someone else alone. ... Read more

  • Givers And Takers In Church Plants

    Jesus’ birth was a gift.  His life and ministry were manifestations of giving, starting with the... Read more

  • Just a Little Girl Talk

    Many of the today’s women’s magazines were started during the time of the Women’s Lib... Read more

  • Pistol Packin’ Bible Totin’ Tea Drinkin’ Women

    Here in rural North Carolina this past Sunday I announced three things for our women at the end of... Read more

    How Important Are Friends In A Church Plant?

    How many friends do you have? One church planter has 2,500 friends in his Facebook account,... Read more

  • Gasping For Air?

    Have you ever noticed when the oxygen mask instructions are given on an airplane that the flight... Read more

  • Perspective Is Everything

    I attended my cousin’s funeral last week. We’d been best friends as kids, but our lives had... Read more

  • Help! I Didn’t Sign Up For This.

    I married a sailor.  Never in a million years did I expect to be in the ministry.  First off, we... Read more

  • You’d Have To Be Crazy To Do This…

    In a book by Julian Lewis Watkins, The 100 Greatest Advertisements, Sir Earnest Shackleton is... Read more

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