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It’s no secret that we at LifeWay Women are big fans of small groups. Whether you’ve been a part of church small groups for years or are a newcomer to this environment; whether you lead, coordinate, host, or attend … you know the rich time of fellowship these groups provide. Small groups foster a vulnerability and depth of study that is hard to reach in worship services or personal Bible … [Read more...]

Celebrate and Look Forward in Women’s Ministry!

My friend Stephanie Edge, Director of Women’s Ministry, Poplar Heights Baptist Church, Jackson, TN, just helped her church celebrate a big day!  She gives us great encouragement to celebrate what God is doing in our women’s ministry. Let this challenge you to watch for and celebrate God’s transforming power in the lives of women! On Sunday, October 6th, Poplar Heights Baptist Church in … [Read more...]

Diagnosing the Health of a Ministry for Women

Recently LifeWay president Dr. Thom Rainer posted a blog written by Dr. Chuck Lawless on diagnosing the health of the church. As I read the list, I thought this was a great list to consider if we want to check the health of our women’s ministry. Read that post here and the see that list below tailored for women’s ministry along with my thoughts: 1.     Is the church’s teaching based on the … [Read more...]

Trends and Future of Women’s Ministry Part 5

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...]

Trends and Future of Women’s Ministry Part 4

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...]

Trends and Future of Women’s Ministry Part 3

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...]

Trends and Future of Women’s Ministry Part 2

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...]

Trends and Future of Women’s Ministry Part 1

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...]

3 Ideas for Growing Girls into Godly Women

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...]

Three Things that Will Never Change in Women’s Ministry

Leighann McCoy helps us get our year off to a great start with this encouraging message about what doesn’t change in women’s ministry. We have no idea what is ahead for us personally or for our women’s ministry in 2012 so it’s nice to know a few things about ministry to women that stays static!  Remember, outside these 3 things, there is lots of room for tweaking and … [Read more...]