'UNDISTRACTED DEVOTION' Last year for my 3rd annual Gal-entines/SinGAL Valentines Day Post, I started out by saying..."May there not be a 4th...well, here I am, another year later and there is a 4th. Sigh. But I'm good. Cue the ' All Single Ladies' song. Hopefully for some of you who read this last year, there is a date planned tonight. Go gal!! We single gals bless you! But for the rest of us, … [Read more...]

GALS! We have not 1 but 2 live Web casts today on LIfeWay Women Live! 1. The first one will be the My Abundance Kick off Webcast where we will announce the grand prize winner and runner ups of the contests and show their videos. Kelly Minter and Angie Smith will co-host with me and we'll also have special guests Angela Thomas, Tammie Head, Vicki Courtney and Jennifer Rothschild. This live show … [Read more...]

FEATURING SCOUT THE WONDER PUP! (wait for it!) This is the day we look at the entries with the most votes and pick our winners. We will announce them at our LIVE Web cast on Tuesday with special guests Vicki Courtney, Angela Thomas, Tammie Head, Jennifer Rothschild, Kelly Minter and Angie Smith. That's an 'Abundance' of guests...har. Enjoy Vicki's darling video and we will see you … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas to all of our LifeWay women gals out there. I don't want to NOT spread Christmas cheer but I also want to take a moment to acknowledge those who have someone who is missing in their Christmas picture this year. I'm one of those people. Two of my dear co-workers at LifeWay just lost a parent very near to Christmas. To one friend, one day she was planning Christmas festivities and … [Read more...]

Thanks to my musical theater back ground, (and Travis's) we can't say the word Oklahoma without breaking into the show tune, you know the one, sing it with me "OOOOOOOOOOOOOOK-lahoma where the wind comes sweeping down the plain...." I've been doing that all week, my team LOVES it. Yes, Deeper Still Oklahoma, our third and final (last but not least) Deeper Still of the year, AND our final LifeWay … [Read more...]

Gals! In case you've missed all the tweeting and blog mentions, the Women's National Leadership Forum is HERE! And if you can't be with us in person in Nashville at LifeWay headquarters, then you can join us online tomorrow via live stream and chat. We have a full day from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. of messages and music from Priscilla Shirer, Travis Cottrell, Mary Kassian, Kelly Minter and lots of … [Read more...]

Gals, it all starts tomorrow. 600 women will descend on Nashville, not for the CMAs, but for the Women's National Leadership Forum!!! It is my fave event of the year because it has everything, teaching, worship, leadership training, fun, fellowship, food, and of course the two C's, coffee and candy. The event goes through Saturday at noon. If you aren't able to make it, you can still join us for … [Read more...]

Two weeks ago Travis Cottrell shared this at our annual City Coordinator volunteer training and I asked him to send it to me so we could put it on the blog. It is AWESOME. We especially love number four. This is proof that our worship leader can write more than songs: You know you are at a Living Proof Live if: 1. ...there are flower arrangements in the urinals. 2. ...much like measuring the … [Read more...]

Thanks Trav for this profound offering! We can't wait to worship the KING! Deeper Still is almost here So glad, I might just shed a tear No time to blog, but this I'll say: Can hardly wait 'till this Friday. Kay, Priscilla, Bethie too Will bring a Word for me, for you It will be strong, it will be good We'll laugh, we'll cry, And both we should. But what will be the greatest thing This very … [Read more...]

Its true! Deeper Still ORLANDO (or Deeper World...like Disney World) as we call it, is next weekend, September 18-19, 2009! I don't know about you but our team is ready to get ourselves down to Florida. Here are two things you can do to help us prepare if you are attending and one fun question: 1. Send us your panel questions for Kay, Beth and Priscilla! Its a fun and sweet time when we get to … [Read more...]