This is eighth in a series of posts from a meeting we recently we with a  group of women’s ministry leaders and some young women/young women’s leaders together for dialogue.  Read previous posts in this category first! The overall biggest take away for all of those who were in our meeting was this:  this kind of dialogue must happen on the local church level. Women must … [Read more...]

 This is sixth in a series of posts from a meeting we recently we with a  group of women’s ministry leaders and some young women/young women’s leaders together for dialogue.  Read previous posts in this category first! Sometimes younger women aren’t really too excited about what they perceive to be “women’s ministry”.  In many cases … [Read more...]

This is fourth in a series of posts from a meeting we recently we with a  group of women’s ministry leaders and some young women/young women’s leaders together for dialogue.  Read previous posts in this category first! In regards to special events, we must re-think how and why we do them.  Here are some comments from the young women in our … [Read more...]

This is third in a series of posts from a meeting we recently we with a  group of women’s ministry leaders and some young women/young women’s leaders together for dialogue.  Read previous posts in this category first! Young adults today desire to make a difference in their world and are investing in all kinds of non-profit humanitarian groups.  Here are some thoughts to … [Read more...]

Recently we had a group of women’s ministry leaders and some young women/young women’s leaders together for dialogue.  This topic is one we will continue to grapple with for years to come I do believe!The time together was so special, energetic and informative for old and young alike!  I’d love to share some of those thoughts we gleaned in bullet … [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 do women’s ministry for 70-90 year olds?Titus 2:3-5 is for ALL women for ALL time, so that means even when I am 90, I still … [Read more...]

This is a continuation of sharing ideas for connecting the generations of women. See part 1, 2 & 3 first! More practical ideas for connecting the different generations of women: 10.    Monthly conversations-each month one older and one younger woman have the responsibility to plan together the topic and hands on application that will accompany the study. Ideas can include: … [Read more...]

This is a continuation of sharing ideas for connecting the generations of women. See part 1 & 2 first! More practical ideas for connecting the different generations of women:  7.    Mother/daughter/other retreat-a mom and daughter plan to go to the retreat together but each girl brings an unchurched friend. It’s a special outreach event that connects the … [Read more...]

This is a continuation of sharing ideas for connecting the generations of women. See part 1 first! More practical ideas for connecting the different generations of women:  4.    Ministry projects-these are planned and completed between older and younger women. Pray together, then make decisions together about what needs you see around you. Decide how you will meet those needs … [Read more...]

I recently had a wonderful visit to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. I had the privilege of teaching some classes on campus, mostly with young adults in the room. That’s a little different from the normal women’s leadership training audiences, who are mostly middle aged to little older leaders, with a few young women sprinkled in.I taught one class entitled Connecting the … [Read more...]