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 is: I feel stuck between leaving key ministry leadership positions unfilled and lowering my standards for leadership. Any suggestions?Our inclination is to just … [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 is: I have a team of ladies. They work , have families and serve a lot. We have monthly meetings and basically discuss events-plan, pray together, but 2 hours … [Read more...]

This is part two of a post on the challenges of conflict resolution within the church written by Martha Lawley, author of Attending the Bride of Christ. Read part one here.In my first post we considered the importance of distinguishing between facts, feeling and opinions/perceptions. For successful resolution of conflict each of these must be addressed.So how do we go about this sorting process … [Read more...]

Martha Lawley, author of Attending the Bride of Christ and who has taught on this subject often, has provided some valuable help for us as leaders regarding conflict. (Second part will post October 7.)One of my favorite parts of LifeWay’s YOU Lead Training Event is the panel discussion. Participants ask such great questions. Unfortunately we don’t always have time to answer every … [Read more...]

 Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them  Today’s question is: Can you expand on a younger women’s team? How often do you meet? What kind of input and service do they for the women’s ministry? How does the meeting … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them. Today’s question is: What are some practical, non-threatening ways to help women overcome fear of praying for and about others in small groups? (also see the 5 part series of blog posts on … [Read more...]

  Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them. This is the first in a series of 5 posts on this subject. Be sure to scroll down below this post to scroll down and read parts 1-4 first!Today’s question is: What does the … [Read more...]

 Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them. This is the first in a series of 5 posts on this subject. Be sure to scroll down below this post to read parts 1-3 first!Today’s question is: What does the “prayer group” … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training, we had a panel answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them.  This is the third in a series of 5 posts on this subject. Scroll down and read posts one and two first here.Today’s question is: What does the “prayer group” look like in your church? … [Read more...]

Recently at a YOU Lead women’s leadership training,  we had a panel answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts address those and try to help answer them. Today’s question is: What does the “prayer group” look like in your church? How many are in the group. How often do they meet? What is the structure of a prayer meeting?This is the … [Read more...]