Women’s Ministry Q/A #43: Breaking Down Generational Barriers in Women’s Groups

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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...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #42: Older Women Resistant to Younger Women

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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 my church there is a big resistance to new classes and programs, and to an untried approach to serving women. This group of older women is threatened by the enthusiasm of the … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #41: Women’s Leaders Ministering through the Struggle

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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...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #40: 7 Tips for Dealing with Balance & Guilt as you Lead Women’s Ministry

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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...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #37: Balance for Women’s Leaders…Right!

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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 balance family, wife, friend, serve and lead?  (with 3 small children)?I do not think there is ever total balance.  God … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #38: Mentoring Boundaries

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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...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #36: Building Connection in Women’s Small Groups

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 suggestions do you have to help small group leaders be warm, welcoming, connecting women?One thing is sure, if we aren’t welcoming … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #35: Women’s Leaders Reflecting Joy While Experiencing Loss in Life

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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:  Can you provide tips to remain or reflect joy in leadership while experiencing losses and grieving in personal life.But those of us in … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #34: Women’s Bible Study Member in Questionable Moral Situation

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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:  If a Bible study member, who considers herself a believer, is living in an immoral situation (not yet divorced, living with her boyfriend), … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A #33: Childcare and Women’s Ministry

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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:  We want to reach younger women and we know that would require providing childcare. What are some creative ways to handle childcare?Childcare … [Read more...]