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Courageous Living

Nov 13, 2018

Ep 41: Building a Mansion Out of Toothpicks with Sherrell Valdezloqui 

 You have a dream in you and if you're honest it's so big you don't even know where to begin. At times it feels as if you don't have what you need in order to make your dreams come true and start living out your purpose. You are not alone. Most of us with God-sized visions are in that very space. We are trying to build mansions out of toothpicks. Our guest Sherrell is no different. She shares tips and strategies on how we can get started right where we are, with exactly what we have. 


About Sherrell Valdezloqui


Sherrell Valdezloqui, wife, mother, evangelist, bestselling author, an army veteran and visionary, is known for encouraging and empowering others to live a higher purpose - God’s purpose. Her willingness to meet people where they are in life has inspired many to truly seek God for their purpose despite their past or current situation. Sherrell uses print and digital media, podcasts, and social media, among other platforms as instrumental tools to release the messages God has given her for the individuals seeking purpose and hope.

In August 2010, Sherrell Valdezloqui launched her first magazine called Promoting Purpose, a print publication that featured men and women of God working in the Kingdom, along with editorial contents that encouraged and empowered readers to live their life on purpose. Under Sherrell’s leadership, the publication received several award nominations, as well as television and radio appearances and invites.

As Editor-in-Chief and publisher, Sherrell has had the opportunity to interview many dynamic men and women. She has had the opportunity to interview the likes of Pastor Marvin Sapp, Vashawn Mitchell, Actress Denise Boutte, Jekalyn Carr, Pastor Jason Nelson, Sarah Jakes Roberts, Cheryl Polote-Williamson, Dr. Cindy Trimm, and many more. 

In 2017, Promoting Purpose magazine transitioned into Promoting Purpose Media; now a rapidly growing faith-based media company reaching men and women globally through its platforms - print and digital magazines - Today’s Purpose Woman (Ranked #12 in the top 30 Christian Lifestyle Blog/Websites for influence and inspiration by and Today’s Purpose Man. The company provides its audience with contents that inspire, encourage, and empower them to live God’s purpose spiritually, personally, and professionally bringing glory unto Him.

Sherrell’s journey and experience as a purposepreneur have given her the opportunity to relate and provide hope and encouragement during the toughest times for entrepreneurs who are walking in obedience by starting a business God has given them. She believes it is important for entrepreneurs to understand the importance of using discernment in business relationships and understanding rather or not those who enter into their lives are seeds for growth or a distraction. Sherrell believes sharing the revelation God has given her about being able to identify a person that carries a seed or a person of distraction will help avoid many unnecessary disappointments. 

Sherrell is the co-author of “The Success Factor” by visionary Cheryl Polote - Williamson, who share stories of successful entrepreneurs who thrived after facing failure. Sherrell inspires and encourages readers with her chapter “The Pursuit of Success,” which shares her journey of disappointments, failures, discouragement, and spiritual depression until the Holy Spirit revealed to her what success, according to her assignment and journey, should look like.

Sherrell gives all of the glory to God and acknowledges that she can’t do anything without him. She is supported by her wonderful husband of 11 years, Felix, and is the proud mother of 3 amazing children. Sherrell has an associate’s degree in business administration from America Intercontinental University. In her spare time, Sherrell enjoys spending quality time with her family, serving others, and traveling. 

In this episode:

  • Learn how to follow your purpose 
  • Learn how to overcome obstacles 
  • Learn the key to bouncing back after a setback


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