How’s your marriage? How are the marriages on your women’s leadership team?  What about the rest of the women in your church? Marriages are struggling and falling apart daily. The enemy wants to destroy Christian marriages and especially the marriages of Christian leaders. Our women’s team met today for what we call Marriage Monday. Sometimes we meet on other days of the week due to schedules, … [Read more...]

You can read Random Thoughts Part 1, 2 , 3, 4 and 5 that were previous posts.  Here are more thoughts, leader to leader.  These are specific prayers that my prayer partners are praying for me this year, and what I am also claiming daily.  I pray these will bless you as well!1.    I look forward to lifting you in prayer this coming year.  I am asking for a … [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 LifeWay but … [Read more...]

Have you ever planned a special event just because you do it every year and it’s on the calendar? I have too, but perhaps we need to take time to stop and “rethink” why and how we are doing it to see if it even should be on the calendar.Here is something to RE-think each time you begin thinking about an event: perceived needs vs. real needs of women. What are the perceived needs … [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...]

Today our guest blogger is Leighann McCoy. Leighann currently serves at Thompson Station Church as the prayer and women's minister. Enjoy her post about why women's leaders should LOVE the month of January!I love January. Even though the weather outside can be frightful, there is something exciting about a new beginning. Somewhere around December 27 I start thinking of all the goals I can set for … [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 LifeWay but … [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 LifeWay but across … [Read more...]

 We are praying for you as you seek HIM in 2011 in your leadership of women! Thank you for allowing us to serve with you! … [Read more...]