Passing the mantle is a Biblical concept


Terri Stovall stressed to women attending her breakout session that they must be willing and intentional to pass the mantle on to younger leaders and have them begin learning the leadership skills necessary to take over a ministry.

Women’s Forum speaks to intergenerational ministry


Does a GenX woman know how to talk to a teenage girl in a way that she will really listen? Does a collegiate woman know how to get a senior adult to mentor her in how to pray? Does a Boomer woman know sometimes the best ministry to a young adult woman might be teaching her how to make a killer lasagna?

Secret Church – ‘we dug in’


An estimated 43,000 people from about 1,200 churches and small groups participated in the second LifeWay simulcast to hear author and pastor David Platt teach on “Family, Marriage, Sex and the Gospel.” The Nov. 4 Secret Church event was simulcast into 44 states and more than a dozen countries.

5 Questions with Melissa Wilson


Melissa Wilson is an event coordinator with LifeWay Women and organizer of the .Mom (pronounced “Dot Mom”) event recently held in Birmingham, Ala. Wilson took time to answer some questions about how the event turned out.

.Moms get 24-hour pass from diapers, duties and demands


Fifteen hundred moms show up in a big room with no infants, toddlers, ‘tweens or teens. What do they do? First off, they smile — a lot! They laugh. Finally, they collectively take a big deep sigh, realizing they will have 24 hours of grown-up woman time with the sisterhood of mothers.