Intergenerational Women’s Leaders Meeting Part 5: 10 Thoughts On Leadership I am continuing this series of posts based on our meeting LifeWay Women hosted recently here in Nashville that included leaders of various ages.  If you missed earlier posts, please read those first (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) These are takeaways from our discussion on the topic of leadership, facilitated by Jenni … [Read more...]

One hot topic lately is the book Fifty Shades of Grey... believe it or not, many of our women in the church are reading it.  They want to know why it's unhealthy, so LifeWay Women recently tackled this topic.  You will find below links to our web show "The Chat with Priscilla" with host Priscilla Shirer and her guests. Today's post is written by Linda Lesniewski, Women's Minister at Green Acres … [Read more...]

Engaging the younger women in ministry is a constant theme today. Recently, we had a meeting of various ages of women’s leaders here at LifeWay.  Our guest blogger today, Karen Alexander Doyel was one of our experienced leaders in attendance.  She shares some thoughts about this topic we addressed in this post today. It seems women around the country are wondering how to get the young women in … [Read more...]

Continuing this series of posts based on the meeting LifeWay Women hosted recently here in Nashville that included leaders of various ages, I want to move to the topic of discipleship.  If you missed earlier posts, please read those first (part 1, part 2, part 3) Here are more takeaways from the topic of discipleship: Deep Bible study and even theological training are needed so that we can … [Read more...]

I want to continue this series based on the meeting LifeWay Women hosted recently here in Nashville. We had a dialogue between various ages of women’s leaders at the table to 3 days to discuss current topics and issues we are facing with women in the church.  If you missed earlier posts, please read (part 1 and part 2) first. Here are more takeaways from the topic of mentoring: We must … [Read more...]

  I want to continue this series based on the meeting LifeWay Women hosted recently here in Nashville. We had a dialogue between various ages of women’s leaders at the table for three days to discuss current topics and issues we are facing with women in the church.  If you missed part 1, please read that first. Here are more take aways from the topic of today’s culture: Social media is a … [Read more...]

Can I just share the joy LifeWay Women had recently here in Nashville? We hosted a dialogue between various ages of women’s leaders at the table for 3 days to discuss current topics and issues we are facing with women in the church.  Mostly we just dialogued, listened to one another’s hearts, and shared experiences as we grappled with effective ways to help women in today’s world know and grow in … [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...]

One of the components of our 2013 Women’s Leadership Forum is “The Real View of What’s New…Doing Connections Well.” This will be a panel of pairs of older and younger leaders who are working together who will share what they have found works or not, how they are passing and taking  the baton, the ins and outs, ups and downs of working together between generations of leaders. Here is where you … [Read more...]

Much has been said of the different phases or stages of a woman’s life and no matter what stage you are in, this blog post will speak to you about your own investment in the future women’s leaders. Guest blogger author and women's leader Martha Lawley will challenge you to consider whether or not you are going to seed! Much has been said of the different phases or stages of a woman’s life. When … [Read more...]