On January 19, I wrote a post titled “Rethink Special Events.” As a result, Byron Hill, Executive Director of LifeWay Conference Centers and Camps at two beautiful locations in the mountains: Ridgecrest, North Carolina, and Glorieta, New Mexico , asked some follow up questions regarding planning events. This posted on the blog Ministry Serving Ministry on January 25. I hope you … [Read more...]

Have you ever planned a special event just because you do it every year and it’s on the calendar? I have too, but perhaps we need to take time to stop and “rethink” why and how we are doing it to see if it even should be on the calendar.Here is something to RE-think each time you begin thinking about an event: perceived needs vs. real needs of women. What are the perceived needs … [Read more...]

Now that you're thinking about the next semester in your women's ministry, let's not forget one of the most crucial elements: what your ladies want and need! Plan strategically, setting goals for where your leadership is trying to take women, but don't operate in isolation. You could plan some terrific things, but if you're not in touch with what women are looking for, you may not get good … [Read more...]