Recently at a YOULead women’s leadership training, we had a panel of leaders answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them. Today’s question: Have any of you dealt with depression or anxiety and how do you push through that for ministry? When our panel responded to this, we said, “None of us have ever dealt with … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel of leaders answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them.     Today’s question:  As a woman burdened for women and doing numerous things to reach out, how do you balance the “guilt” of knowing what and what not … [Read more...]

This is a new series posts where we will re-visit some of our webcasts from LifeWay Women Live. This is the second in our LifeWay Women Live archive. In times of crisis, it matters how we handle the situation since we serve as an extension of God's heart and hands. Several women's leaders joined host Chris Adams for this conversation as they discussed what necessary tools leaders need to … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel of leaders answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them.      Today’s question:  How do you overcome hurt feeling among women in the church, even those who say they have forgiven?Being in ministry in the church does not … [Read more...]

Due to the fact that so many are in crisis today, many churches have initiated ministries targeting needs of hurting women. We must be prepared to minister by doing several things. Equip ourselves and train women to be equipped and prepared. Use resources like Women Reaching Women in Crisis book, Shepherding Women in Pain or A Trusted Friend to prepare to meet the needs of hurting women. Go to a … [Read more...]

How many of you have faced women in your ministry who have had an abortion or who have experienced some situation that caused much pain and bitterness? Forgiveness of self and others is not easy. We must seek ways to help women heal and to experience restored relationships between them and God and them and others. Did you get the opportunity to see the movie October Baby? If you missed it in the … [Read more...]

Often I am all about getting the task done and miss many ministry opportunities. What if I really was ALL there? Shirley Moses, today’s guest blogger, is an author, speaker, and founder of Beyond the Call Ministries . Read her story of how she allowed God to help her be “all there” to serve Him in a unique and meaningful way!Every year we go with our good friends to the beach. … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel of leaders answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them.     Today’s question: How do you move new Christians “off the fence” of unbelief when great trials strike immediately upon their conversions? The trials have … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel of leaders answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them.      Today’s question: How do you get women to open up and share so that lay counselors can help? Most come to church and put on their “happy face”. One way we … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel of leaders answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them.      Today’s question: What are some ideas for helping hurting women? Do you recommend support groups?Most of us, as women’s leaders are not trained counselors. … [Read more...]