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: What are some practical, non-threatening ways to help women overcome fear of praying for and about others in small groups? (also see the 5 part series of blog posts on … [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. This is the first in a series of 5 posts on this subject. Be sure to scroll down below this post to scroll down and read parts 1-4 first!Today’s question is: What does the … [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. This is the first in a series of 5 posts on this subject. Be sure to scroll down below this post to read parts 1-3 first!Today’s question is: What does the “prayer group” … [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.  This is the third in a series of 5 posts on this subject. Scroll down and read posts one and two first here.Today’s question is: What does the “prayer group” look like in your 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. Today’s question is: What does the “prayer group” look like in your church? How many are in the group. How often do they meet? What is the structure of a prayer meeting?This is the … [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.  This is the first in a series of 5 posts on this subject.Today’s question is: What does the “prayer group” look like in your church? How many are in the group. How often do they meet? … [Read more...]

Have you ever jumped the gun on a new ministry? How did it go? Read some lessons below from guest blogger Janet Peavyhouse and then personally answer the questions at the end. I know you will be challenged to re-think each “new” idea you face.How important is waiting on God’s timing in ministry? Many in leadership have found themselves on the rocks of disappointment because they … [Read more...]

You can read Random Thoughts Part 1, 2 , 3, 4 and 5 that were previous posts.  Here are more thoughts, leader to leader.  These are specific prayers that my prayer partners are praying for me this year, and what I am also claiming daily.  I pray these will bless you as well!1.    I look forward to lifting you in prayer this coming year.  I am asking for a … [Read more...]

Karen Finke formerly served as Director of Support Ministries at Noland Road Baptist Church in Independence, MO for just over 6 years. She is now a member of the church’s women's ministry team. Read about her first experiences as a women’s leader and what God taught her about prayer and planning.At the time of this writing, the entire LifeWay women's team is up to their cute little … [Read more...]

A few weeks ago, through my work here at LifeWay Women, I tagged along to one of our events called "Going Beyond". This event was led by one of the most amazing bible teachers on platform today, Priscilla Shirer. What made it so amazing? The focus on prayer. That's right. Prayer. Now granted, the worship led by Priscilla's VERY talented and gifted brother, Anthony Evans, was nothing short of … [Read more...]