I recently got an email from a young woman, mother-wife-employee, who was wondering if she was doing all she should be for the Lord. Was she supposed to be using her spiritual gifts in more ways than she was currently?  That is a question we probably have all asked ourselves at some point. “Am I doing all God is asking me to do at this point in my life.”  “Should I be … [Read more...]

In 2011 I have been reading the Bible chronologically. It has truly been a new way of seeing the scripture historically to see how it all fits together and how the gospel is threaded throughout it all.  I absolutely love Isaiah 6: 1-8 and wanted to share this blog I posted to my church’s women’s ministry Facebook page in July. I believe this is what sets the stage for us to serve … [Read more...]

Recently we hosted a summit for leaders who serve in our state convention offices (Southern Baptist). Selma Wilson, our vice-president and leader of B & H Publishing Group a division of LifeWay Christian Resources shared 10 valuable lessons with us about being women in ministry in a mostly male ministry world.  She has gained the respect not only of our leadership at LifeWay but … [Read more...]

The first time I ever felt like God “gave” me a life verse, I was on my first international missions trip to the Central American country of Belize.  After praying about it for almost three years, I knew without a doubt God had tapped me on the shoulder and said this was the time I was to go. Being married to a state trooper, my husband was not very excited about my going to a … [Read more...]

If you are like me, you are surrounded young women and often you just don’t relate to them because you are not sure what their reaction will be if you talk about your faith, or you aren’t sure you have the right answers for all their questions. Many of these young women in your midst just have not found a personal walk with Christ. But, LifeWay research says that most young adults are … [Read more...]