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:  How do you “mentor” doing life when you get the “life” (time and energy) sucked out of you. Are there boundaries?In … [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.  Click here to read other posts answering these questions.Today’s question is: Is it possible to have an effective mentoring ministry without a formal program?Certainly the early 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.  Click here to read other posts answering these questions.Today’s question is: As a leader, how do I find a woman to disciple me. I am desperate for a spiritual leader besides my husband.Yes, even … [Read more...]

“Will you disciple me?” “Will you mentor me?” “Can we meet and maybe you can show me how to read my Bible like you do?” “Can you teach me how to hear from God?” If you’ve been in ministry very long, you’ve probably heard these questions—or a variation of them. The concept of mentoring or discipling is not a new one. In fact, … [Read more...]

Ever thought about how women’s ministry really starts with the girls in our church?  Do you have an active girls’ ministry?  And if you do, are the women personally involved to serve as models, mentors, and friends to these “young” women? What if we invest now, involve them now in ministry, and  seek to help them develop as leaders. Can you imagine what the … [Read more...]

If you are like me, you are surrounded young women and often you just don’t relate to them because you are not sure what their reaction will be if you talk about your faith, or you aren’t sure you have the right answers for all their questions. Many of these young women in your midst just have not found a personal walk with Christ. But, LifeWay research says that most young adults are … [Read more...]