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...]

In our next to last Life Lesson in this series anyway, let’s address the issue of motivation for our ministry. Why do we do what we do? For whom or what?Ask yourself those questions. Then read Psalm 115:1. What does this tell us about where the glory should go for all we do for the Kingdom? Granted, it is encouraging when those to whom we minister let us know that it has touched their lives. … [Read more...]

No, I am certainly not a “twenty-something”, but I know those who are!  I want to introduce you to the author of this blog post, Jacki C. King Jacki first wrote this for the Southern Baptists of Texas Women’s Ministry and has given us permission to re-post it. Jacki King is just a normal 20 something trying to live each moment for Jesus. She has been working and … [Read more...]

As women’s ministry leaders, we do our best to plan a strong ministry. We make countless sacrifices that often go unnoticed.  However, we cannot please everyone and discouragement lurks in the dark. The enemy is just ready to pounce on us and “steal, kill, and destroy” our joy.Author, Speaker, and Bible Study Leader, Martha Lawley certainly has plenty of ministry experience. … [Read more...]

The first day of spring is March 20!  I don’t know about you, but I am SO glad. Winter is my least favorite season (as you know if you keep up with me on Twitter or Facebook!) Spring brings such an awakening of all things for me. As you think about new things, fresh starts and moving into a new season, how are you preparing as a leader? Are you thinking about things you still have yet … [Read more...]