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A Sojourner's Truth

Conversations for a Changing Culture

A Sojourner's Truth is a podcast that celebrates the stories, contributions, leadership, and experiences of women, people of color, and all those who encourage them to live boldly, courageously, and to walk in their purp... More
Latest Episode2019-3-14

Season 2, Episode 5: Mentoring Across Generations

In this episode, Natasha talks with guests, Laurie Polich Short and Brooklyn Lindsay, about mentoring women across generations, and their dream for SheGrows women.


Laurie Short is a speaker, author and adjunct preacher at Peninsula Covenant and Oceanhills Church. She is a graduate of Fuller Seminary and the co-founder of SheGrows, a cross generational women’s conference to promote mentoring relationships. Laurie’s books include When Changing Nothing Changes Everything (May 2017), Finding Faith in the Dark (August 2014), and 40 verses to Ignite your Faith (coming April 2019). Laurie has been in ministry with youth and adults for thirty years, and has served on staff at four churches. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband Jere, and stepson Jordan.



Brooklyn Lindsey is an advocate for being a mentor and for being in mentor-rich environments. As a mom, pastor, writer, and international communicator, she values relationships and supporting the potential of every human possible. She’s been a leader in youth ministry for two decades and recently launched a new community, Somos Church, with her husband Coy in Lakeland, Florida. She was the visionary founder of The Justice Movement, a global youth community that creates educational resources and events to empower youth to do justice together, and is currently empowering women through mentoring education and advocacy with She Grows Conference. She has authored eight books including “Confessions of A Not-So-Supermodel”, “Opposite Day”, “Kingdom Experiment”, “A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teen Girls”, ” 99 Thoughts For Junior Highers”, “Sacred Life”, “To-Save-A-Life” and “Advent.”


Show notes are available at A Sista's Journey blog.