Women Understanding and Connecting the Generations


I recently taught on the subject of connecting the generations as a Tennessee Baptist Convention's Woman’s Missions & Ministries Annual event. The following week I heard from a 23 year old young woman named Kate who was in that class and thought her comments were very helpful for us as leaders to read. I am sharing her thoughts with you here. Whether you agree completely with her … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Q/A: Blending Missions and Ministry for Women


Recently at a YOULead 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: How do we blend the “older” WMU (Woman’s’ Missionary Union) women into the “new” younger women’s ministry??How can we see … [Read more...]

Ways Young Women are Doing Missions

…whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me (Matt 25:40 HCSB.)I’ve been interested in observing what particular needs prompt young women to respond with compassion and action. Here are six areas I’ve seen or heard about over the past months:1.    Some young women asked to be involved with local Criminal Justice Faith Based … [Read more...]

How to Balance Women’s Ministry and Missions in Your Church

 In many Baptist churches today, women's ministry works beside the long-standing ministry of the Woman's Missionary Union, specifically the group Women on Mission (the women's mission organization of WMU). If you are not a Southern Baptist church leader, perhaps your church has a long standing missions or service group for women.If you're a women's leader with a new ministry in a church with … [Read more...]