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: Have any of you dealt with depression or anxiety and how do you push through that for ministry? When our panel responded to this, we said, “None of us have ever dealt with … [Read more...]

"So, when do you start to eat an elephant?"  I am in a season right now where I am wondering this question.  Some days of ministry are overwhelming although blessed!  Do the next thing becomes my motto many days.  So does, “who’s on first?”!!  Today my guest blogger is Dawn Stephens,  women’s leader at The Church at Brook Hills, in … [Read more...]

Women’s leader Betsy Langmade is our guest blog writer today.  I know none of you ever face stress, but if you ever should, I believe her suggestions here can be a huge help!  Enjoy and be challenged to make a difference as you read this great post! "I’m recently dealing with a very difficult season.  The landscape of my current “to do” list is like … [Read more...]

*Post by Cindi Wood During this season of thankful hearts and peace on earth, it's terrific timing to engage in spreading some goodwill toward men. Getting along with others during the holidays can prove to be challenging. It seems that most people are wired higher and stretched tighter. While holidays may be joyful and filled with celebration, these days are ripe for harvesting an explosion of … [Read more...]

You have been blessed by guest  blogger Karen Alexander-Doyel several times.Karen is a writer for the Tennessee Baptist Convention Ministers’ Wives blog .She is a speaker and conference leader, former pastor’s wife, and LifeWay Ministry Multiplier from Lenoir City, TN. Karen was married to Dr. Douglas R. Alexander, former pastor of First Baptist Church, Lenoir City, Tennessee … [Read more...]