/Nancy Bentz

About Nancy Bentz

A love for 'story' has been a part of Nancy’s life since childhood. In adulthood, a journey of discovery and healing ultimately led her to experiencing the Listen to My Life maps at a deeply personal level. Today, her passion for ministry to the hearts of others and being a life-giving encourager is expressed best through the coaching, writing and classes she offers through Shammah Ministries. Nancy, a faith-based Certified Life Coach and her husband Wayne, a private practice biblical counselor, co-founded Shammahs Field LLC / Shammah Ministries in 2004. They reside and work in Spokane WA.

Maps in the Hand of a Life Coach

Photo Credit: Jamie Street on Unsplash by Nancy Bentz Is not this the God who armed me well, then aimed me in the right direction?   II Samuel 22:33 MSG Early on in pursuing my life coach certification, I learned that helping others to become unstuck and move forward is inherently understood. Judging by the popularity and rise of life coaches in a multitude of niches, the concept of life coaching strikes a resounding [...]

By |2017-11-13T15:40:09+00:00November 21, 2017|Categories: Participant Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

God’s Gift of Becoming

Photo Credit: Milos Tonchevski on Unsplash As a child did you ever ask yourself, ”What do I want to be when I grow up?" Today, the more compelling question might be, "Who am I becoming?" So opened the invitation to a Spring women's retreat, whose theme was inspired by the Listen to My Life Desires & Longings map. Some ladies arrived without expectation, some with a sense of anticipation, and others armed with [...]

By |2017-10-18T13:23:50+00:00October 17, 2017|Categories: Desires & Longings|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Big or Bitty – It’s Treasure

by Nancy Bentz, oneLifemaps Facilitator “Pour out the best you have, and always be poor. Never be diplomatic and careful about the treasure God gives. This is poverty triumphant.” - Oswald Chambers Say the word treasure and visions of rich dead uncles we’re not related to tease “If only…” from our lips. Say the word treasure and it’s over to the recycle bin to fish out that Publisher’s Clearing House sweepstakes envelope. Say the word treasure and [...]

By |2017-05-02T15:50:03+00:00September 30, 2014|Categories: Following Forward|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Christ Supply

By Nancy Bentz, oneLifemaps Facilitator (excerpted from her “Wellspring of Life” blog post) It was a sign that apparently the Lord did not want me to miss. CHRIST… SUPPLY shouted at me from the big neon letters on the storefront of the local Christian bookstore in my neighborhood. The ‘IAN’ of their company name was burned out and as I drove past, my eyes were riveted upon it. It was one of those moments when [...]

By |2017-05-02T15:50:19+00:00July 24, 2012|Categories: Desires & Longings|Tags: , , |8 Comments

A Crown of Tears

by Nancy Bentz, oneLifemaps Facilitator (excerpted from her “Wellspring of Life” Wordpress blog post “The Crown of Tears”) In a lifetime, how many tears are shed? We cannot count the number of times we’ve grieved, sobbed and wiped our eyes and snotty nose, let alone how many individual tears have welled up and spilled over like a relief valve opened up for our frayed and tender emotions. I have no doubt the Lord saves for [...]

By |2017-05-02T15:50:19+00:00June 19, 2012|Categories: My Life Story, Valley Experiences|Tags: , , , |3 Comments
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