Jimmie Davis, is the director of girls’ ministry at First Baptist Church, Spartanburg, NC. She is also author of  Girls’ Ministry Handbook and Girls’ Ministry Idea Book. She has spent years working with girls and raising up leaders among the teen girls she has invested in. I will give you her top ten ideas and add some comment to each.Listen to her … [Read more...]

When you became a leader, did you think it would be easy? I am not sure I thought it would be easy, but I sure didn’t’ think it would be as hard as it’s been!  I mean, we’re serving God, as His calling…why would that be anything but blessed all the time? Truly, leadership has been more blessed than I dreamed it would be, but also more difficult than I ever … [Read more...]

If you've never led a study in your home and are considering making it one of your ministry 'new years resolutions' here are some practical tips on how to start a home Bible study!One way to put the Great Commission into practice in your women's ministry is to start a women's home Bible study. A home setting can bring added warmth and openness to a small study group.The key elements of a … [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.  Check out other Women's Ministry Questions here.Today’s question is: How do you balance desiring to be involved in ministry and having a young family at home whom you also need to minister … [Read more...]

   Did you miss the webcast? Don't worry! You can still view the recording by clicking hereJoin Chris Adams, Pam Case & Paige Greene for 2011 Forum “Decades” Sneak Peek ….Because we are all in this together. Special guests will be speaker and author Esther Burroughs, LifeWay Women Event Project Coordinator Lauren Farmer, and Girls’ Ministry Specialist … [Read more...]

This is the third in a series of posts( click here for lesson one and two) discussing the 5 most valuable leadership lessons by guest blogger Martha Lawley , author of Attending the Bride of Christ: Preparing For His Return. Perhaps this lesson on self reliance will hit close to home for you as it did for me! The 5 leadership lessons include:1.    Leadership is a … [Read more...]

This is the second in a series of posts (click here to read the first post) discussing the 5 most valuable leadership lessons Martha Lawley , author of Attending the Bride of Christ: Preparing For His Return, has learned from the life of Peter.  Ask God to show you what He would have you learn as you read this leadership lesson.Again the 5 leadership lessons include:1.    … [Read more...]

  Don’t miss this informative webcast March 15  12:00-1:00 PM Central TimeJoin Chris Adams, Pam Case & Paige Greene for 2011 Forum “Decades” Sneak Peek ….Because we are all in this together. Special guests will be speaker and author Esther Burroughs, LifeWay Women Event Project Coordinator Lauren Farmer, and Girls’ Ministry Specialist Pam … [Read more...]

This is a series of 5 blog posts by guest blogger Martha Lawley , author of Attending the Bride of Christ: Preparing For His Return. This is the first in the series of leadership lessons so watch in the future for the other 4 to follow. I know these will be a great blessing and challenge to you as a leader.Of all the disciples I relate most to Peter – passionate, impertinent and always ready … [Read more...]

Recently at our Women’s Leadership Forum 2010  we had a panel answering questions submitted by attendees. Several past and upcoming posts will address those and try to help answer them.  make sure to check out our past Women's Ministry Questions posts concerning : Team Leader Issues, Childcare, and Leaders with a Clogged Drain!  Today’s question is: What are some … [Read more...]