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: What are some ideas for helping hurting women? Do you recommend support groups?Most of us, as women’s leaders are not trained counselors. … [Read more...]

This is the second in a 2 part blog. Please read part 1 first.Now that you know a little of my story, let me share some of the words others gave me that truly helped strengthen me daily and kept my focus stay on Christ. One friend sends out a daily devotional thought and this one truly ministered: "Do not fear what may happen tomorrow. The same loving Father who cares for you today will … [Read more...]

I want to do a 2 part blog on this topic, mainly because of where God has me personally in my own journey. Today I want to talk about how, as a leader, others can and will minister to us, IF we share our needs and allow them to come along side to pray and support. The following blog post will deal with some specific ways others ministered to me and how that has led me to minister to … [Read more...]

You can read Random Thoughts Part 1 through 8 that were previous posts.  Here are a few more thoughts that have blessed me and I pray will bless you as well.1.    "Do not fear what may happen tomorrow.The same loving Father who cares for you today will care for you tomorrow and every day. Either he will shield you from suffering or He will give you unfailing strength to … [Read more...]

At a recent LifeWay Women Live webcast (register for LiveWay Women Live web casts here) one question that came up a couple of times is how to put together a referral list to have handy as you deal with women in crisis.I found this web article from several years ago that I believe will be helpful written by former LifeWay employee Barney Self, Ed. D. I believe this answers that question well.Every … [Read more...]

Did you miss LifeWay Women Live on April 5th? Don't worry! You can still view this webcast here. Join Chris Adams, Pam Case & Paige Greene for Reaching Women in Crisis with counselor Kaye Hurta and LifeWay Women Event Coordinator Betsy Langmade.  Life is unpredictable.  Sometimes life difficulties build up and escalate to crisis points over time.  Other times the crisis comes … [Read more...]

Don’t miss this informative webcast April 5 12:00-1:00 PM Central Time Join Chris Adams, Pam Case & Paige Greene for Reaching Women in Crisis with counselor Kaye Hurta and LifeWay Women Event Coordinator Betsy Langmade.  Life is unpredictable.  Sometimes life difficulties build up and escalate to crisis points over time.  Other times the crisis comes in the form of an … [Read more...]