A Season of Preparation for Young Adult Women

If you are like me, as a leader of women, you are searching for ways to engage and connect with young women in your church and community. Read these heartfelt thoughts from a young adult, guest blogger Lauren Farmer, who serves as an Event Project Coordinator for LifeWay's Women’s Training and Events. "I spend a lot of time talking to friends about our dreams and desires for our … [Read more...]

The Waiting Game for Women’s Leaders


Have you ever jumped the gun on a new ministry? How did it go? Read some lessons below from guest blogger Janet Peavyhouse and then personally answer the questions at the end. I know you will be challenged to re-think each “new” idea you face.How important is waiting on God’s timing in ministry? Many in leadership have found themselves on the rocks of disappointment because they … [Read more...]

Women “Pursuing” Ministry

At one of our YOU Lead training events, this question was asked of our Q/A panel: How do you balance “pursuing” ministry versus waiting for God to open ministry doors for you?” How would you answer that question yourself? For those I have walked closest with in ministry, there wasn’t a “pursuing” really.  There was a “following.”  For me … [Read more...]