Today’s post is a very honest perspective of the church and of women in the church. My prayer is that as you read our guest blogger and young adult woman, Mickey McCloud’s thoughts and feelings, ask God how He would want you to reach out to single women in your church.I hear often that they feel like they do not have a place in our church and especially in our women’s groups and … [Read more...]

Recently we hosted a summit for leaders who serve in our state convention offices (Southern Baptist). Selma Wilson, our vice-president and leader of B & H Publishing Group a division of LifeWay Christian Resources shared 10 valuable lessons with us about being women in ministry in a mostly male ministry world.  She has gained the respect not only of our leadership at … [Read more...]

Stephanie Edge is our guest blogger today. What a challenge she gives each of us as leaders of women. Stephanie Edge is the Director of Women’s Ministry, Poplar Heights Baptist Church, Jackson, TN and a LifeWay Ministry Multiplier. She is an Associate Professor at Union University in Jackson, TN. Stephanie graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of … [Read more...]

This true story from our guest blogger Linda Lesniewski.Linda Lesniewski is the Women's Minister at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas and the mother of four young adults and grandmother of four little girls. She is a contributor to the book Transformed Lives: Taking Women's Ministry to the Next Level published by LifeWay. She has authored A Little Book About Knowing A Big God for … [Read more...]

 You can read Random Thoughts Part 1, 2 , 3 and 4 that were previous posts.  Here are more thoughts, leader to leader.  Most of these come on a daily email I get from a friend here at LifeWay. Sometimes I get them and they stop me in my tracks. I just have to save and re-read each one. Comments in italics are my own musings about the thoughts.  I pray these will bless you as … [Read more...]