Today’s guest blogger is Lorie Looney Keene. I’ve loved watching her continue to use her leadership skills as she serves as a pastor’s wife and as she continues to reach out to the older generation.  This is a beautiful picture of mentoring. Perhaps you can suggest this idea to your young women if they ask, “Where are the older women, they aren’t connecting with me.”  Here is a way they can … [Read more...]

I wanted to make sure you didn’t miss this great response to our blog post, Older and Younger Women’s Leaders Working Together. Meredith,  who serves with Women's Life Fellowship,  is a 29 year old who has worked with women older than her since her early twenties in ministry both in church, and now at a local nonprofit. I just had to share with you her thoughts to make sure you didn’t miss it in … [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:  In a small church, how to you balance breaking down the generational barriers and providing opportunities to connect for specific groups like moms groups and widows … [Read more...]

This is the fifth post in a series (read part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4) from an online interview with Judy Patterson at WomensMinistry.Net, which is Jennifer Rothschild’s leadership web site. It is a fabulous resource for women’s ministry leaders. I will continue writing posts in this series (taken from my interview with Judy) that I hope will be helpful to you as women’s … [Read more...]

This is the fourth post in a series (read part 1, part 2, and part 3) from an on line interview with Judy Patterson at WomensMinistry.Net, which is Jennifer Rothschild’s leadership web site. It is a fabulous resource for women’s ministry leaders. I will continue writing posts in this series (taken from my interview with Judy) that I hope will be helpful to you as women’s … [Read more...]

This is the third post in a series (read part 1 and part 2) from an on line interview with Judy Patterson at WomensMinistry.Net, which is Jennifer Rothschild’s leadership web site. It is a fabulous resource for women’s ministry leaders. I will continue writing posts in this series (taken from my interview with Judy) that I hope will be helpful to you as women’s leaders. Renewing your Focus … [Read more...]

This is the second post in a series from an on line interview with Judy Patterson at WomensMinistry.Net, which is Jennifer Rothschild’s leadership web site. It is a fabulous resource for women’s ministry leaders. I will continue writing posts in this series (taken from my interview with Judy) that I hope will be helpful to you as women’s leaders. Times of transition in women's … [Read more...]

I chatted online recently with Judy Patterson at WomensMinistry.Net. This is Jennifer Rothschild’s leadership Web site, and it is a fabulous resource for women’s ministry leaders. I will be doing a series of blog posts taken from that interview that I hope will be helpful to you as women’s leaders. Women's Ministry has always been, will always be… How do you respond to that? I believe it’s … [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 “mentor” doing life when you get the “life” (time and energy) sucked out of you. Are there boundaries?In … [Read more...]

Jimmie Davis, is the director of girls’ ministry at First Baptist Church, Spartanburg, NC. She is also author of  Girls’ Ministry Handbook and Girls’ Ministry Idea Book. She has spent years working with girls and raising up leaders among the teen girls she has invested in. I will give you her top ten ideas and add some comment to each.Listen to her … [Read more...]