Dawn Stephens is the Associate Minister of Local Disciplemaking and Women’s Small Groups at The Church at Brook Hills, in Birmingham, Alabama  "I am thinking there is a story in this experience as I am helping a woman in a neighboring community dig through the remains of her home after the devastating tornadoes of April 27, 2011. She and her mother, niece and her … [Read more...]

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 is: I have a team of ladies. They work , have families and serve a lot. We have monthly meetings and basically discuss events-plan, pray together, but 2 hours … [Read more...]

Sharing  a vision God has given you is not always easy. Read  this post by Simone Monroe, Director of Women’s Ministries at Lake Pointe Church in Dallas, Texas,  Every leader knows that vision is a huge part of leadership. Casting the vision is an art form for a leader. Keeping it before the team is something that is necessary to build the momentum needed for the vision to … [Read more...]

 Leaders, don’t miss this opportunity to network with other leaders, learn from experienced women’s ministry leaders and hear inspirational messages from loved Bible teachers.  Learn about the uniqueness of each generation of women in your ministry and community and how connect them for growth and service. When?  November 10-12, 2011 Where?  LifeWay Christian … [Read more...]

  Don’t miss this informative and timely web cast  for girls ministry leaders this THURSDAY October 13, 2011 12:00-1:00 PM Central Time.Inside Look at Outside Expectations (Eating Disorders and Body Image) with guest Constance Rhodes, and hosted by Chris Adams, Women’s Ministry Specialist & Girls Ministry Specialist, Pam Gibbs. This is as live web cast so you will be able … [Read more...]

 Guest blogger Lauren Farmer, who serves as an Event Project Coordinator for LifeWay's Women’s Training and Events and helps leaders understand the life of a college age woman in this post today. This is a great post to forward to your young women as well!  A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to lead breakout sessions for college girls on the topic of preparing for life … [Read more...]

   Women’s ministry leaders can be catalysts to encourage love and support for our ministers’ wives. Check out these suggestions provided by women’s leader and pastor’s wife Becky Badry. The ministers' wives in your church are special ladies in your women's ministry with a set of needs unique to ministers' families. Make special efforts to take care of a … [Read more...]

How do you view your ministry life? Separate from the rest of life, or a part of the whole? I remember years ago when I was serving on a church staff in Tyler, Texas, a principle that God revealed to me: As Christians, we are either in full time ministry or we aren’t in ministry at all.   That was something He compelled me to share with other women from that time … [Read more...]

       Guest blogger Debbie Stuart serves as Director of Women’s Ministry at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. As a leader for many years, she has seen ministry to women change often. Read her wise words about making change to benefit the lives of the women God brings into your life and ministry.        … [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  Today’s question is: Can you expand on a younger women’s team? How often do you meet? What kind of input and service do they for the women’s ministry? How does the meeting … [Read more...]