Read what one young woman, guest blogger Regina Gibson, has to say about mentoring across the generations.  After receiving her Masters of Divinity in Women's Leadership from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, she served at LifeWay Christian Resources as a Young Women's Ministry Specialist. “In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not … [Read more...]

Today’s guest blogger is Shirley Moses . She is an author, Women’s Ministry Team Advisor at Hagerman Baptist Church in Sherman, Texas, and the Women's Ministry Consultant Women’s Ministry Consultant, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. She also serves currently as a .LifeWay Ministry Multiplier, helping us train women’s ministry leaders across the country. Shirley … [Read more...]

Lauren Farmer, who serves as an Event Project Coordinator for LifeWay's Women’s Training and Events, is our guest blogger today. Listen to one young woman share the importance of influence from older leaders to carry on the heritage of faith and leadership: "Leadership is a hot topic in many circles today.  Perhaps it has always been and I’ve just gotten old enough to … [Read more...]

I recently interviewed Janet Thomson , Christian author and speaker, and founder of Woman to Woman Mentoring and About His Work Ministries. She is author of several books including Woman to Woman Mentoring How to Start, Grow, and Maintain a Mentoring Ministry (LifeWay Press).  Sharing life’s experiences and God’s faithfulness is the premise of Janet’s books and … [Read more...]

Jimmie Davis, is the director of girls’ ministry at First Baptist Church, Spartanburg, NC. She is also author of  Girls’ Ministry Handbook and Girls’ Ministry Idea Book. She has spent years working with girls and raising up leaders among the teen girls she has invested in. I will give you her top ten ideas and add some comment to each.Listen to her … [Read more...]

At  a recent YOULead training event, this question was raised: “It is the heart’s desire of our women’s leadership team to have intergenerational mentoring groups (spiritual and practical) available to the women or our congregation.” Then she listed the following 3 questions which I will respond to with some ideas. 1) What would be a good starting age for the … [Read more...]

Today’s post is written by guest blogger, Debbie Stuart. Women’s Ministry Director, Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, TX and is a LifeWay Ministry Multiplier. She earned her Women's Ministry Advanced Certificate from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary   and is a member of the Association of Women’s Ministry Professionals . In addition to being a conference and … [Read more...]

In 2009 we had the first ever Generations…The Unbroken Chain: Ministry Through the Ages training event. It was such an eye-opening experience. One of the highlights was the “top ten” for each generation represented. This is the sixth in a series of “top 10s” in which I’ll share what the breakout leaders thought were the most important things for leaders to know … [Read more...]