"Give thanks in everything, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:18 … [Read more...]

If you've ever coordinated an event, hosted a party, or planned a wedding, you understand how much work goes into an event like the Women's Forum. We plan, prepare, delegate, put everything into it, and we pray. I stood back amazed at the end of the Forum at how God answered specific prayers. He brought generations of women together under one roof, for one Name, and for one purpose. Goodness, God … [Read more...]

We've finally arrived at one of my favorite weeks of the year. This week we'll host 850+ Women's Ministry Leaders here at LifeWay for the 2013 Women's Forum! We're completely sold out, but want you to be a part, even if you can't make it to Nashville. On Thursday, November 14 you can participate in Backstage LIVE at Women's Forum for free! You'll be able to see parts of our first two general … [Read more...]

We’ve finally arrived at one of my favorite weeks of the year. This week we’ll host 850+ Women’s Ministry Leaders here at LifeWay for the 2013 Women’s Forum! We’re completely sold out, but want you to be a part, even if you can’t make it to Nashville. On Thursday, November 14 you can participate in BackStage LIVE at Women’s Forum for free! You’ll be able to see parts of our first two general … [Read more...]

I didn’t understand poverty until I saw it and smelled it for myself in Nairobi, Kenya almost three years ago. I met Maureen Owino in 2010, and we served on a camp staff with Student Life together. Maureen grew up in extreme poverty in Kenya and has a powerful story of how God can use an ordinary girl to do extraordinary things. She now serves as the co-founder and Executive Director of … [Read more...]

Update: Congrats to Karen for winning this giveaway! I’m Believing God. I wish I could tell you how many times I’ve said and prayed that phrase over the last few years. Before starting the Believing God study, I read the book and was blown away. How many times have I limited God because I was too afraid to believe him? Do I just believe in God or do I truly believe him? I’ve actually done the … [Read more...]

Yesterday on All Access, I shared Five Important Things to Remember as a Women's Ministry Leader. What are the top one or two things that you would want to share with other leaders? Whether you're brand new or have been doing women's ministry for a long time, you have something valuable to share! Share those below in the comments and lets see how we can help each other out!  … [Read more...]

Some of you are new at this whole women’s ministry thing. Others of you have been around for a while. But no matter who you are or where you are, there are always new things to learn and take in. Hopefully, these five things will help you as you lead women in your context. Be flexible. Something will go wrong! It’s inevitable, but the more that you can be flexible, the more it will serve you … [Read more...]

Yesterday, Chris and I did a Q&A on how to reach the younger generation. What are some ways that you've seen this done well? It's something we're constantly being asked, and we would love your feedback. … [Read more...]

Do any of the women you minister to struggle with the idea of hope? It seems like an epidemic these days, but because of the truths found in Scripture, we know better! For a few ways to encourage women who seem hopeless, or how to affirm those who are hopeful, check out Hoping Against Hope today over on All Access. … [Read more...]