One of the questions our leadership panel received at the 2010 forum was this:  How do you deal with a season of feeling like a clogged drain? Your head understands, you walk in obedience, you trust, but the flame is flickering. I am walking daily and refusing to give in to discouragement, but it seems like a struggle. I have more struggle days than non. Now, now many of you reading … [Read more...]

Read what one young woman, guest blogger Regina Gibson, has to say about mentoring across the generations.  After receiving her Masters of Divinity in Women's Leadership from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, she served at LifeWay Christian Resources as a Young Women's Ministry Specialist. “In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not … [Read more...]

 Tomorrow we will begin our 15th LifeWay Women Leadership Forum at Ridgecrest, North Carolina. Our theme this year is: Standing at the Crossroads of Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going and our scripture focus is "...whenever you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you. This is the way. Walk in it." Isaiah 30:21 First of … [Read more...]

Today’s guest blogger is Shirley Moses . She is an author, Women’s Ministry Team Advisor at Hagerman Baptist Church in Sherman, Texas, and the Women's Ministry Consultant Women’s Ministry Consultant, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. She also serves currently as a .LifeWay Ministry Multiplier, helping us train women’s ministry leaders across the country. Shirley … [Read more...]

Fall is the perfect time for a change of seasons in women's ministry. A fresh approach may be in order. Let's not just fill the church calendar with "stuff" and "fluff" but strategically plan for a meaningful year of ministry. Evaluate Your MinistryIf you have been doing the same ol', same ol' for years, then stop! It's time to evaluate the ministry. Ask yourself and your … [Read more...]

Christina, today’s guest blogger, is the Editorial Project Leader in the Leadership and Adult Publishing department at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, Tennessee. As a Christian education ministry leader and trainer I often hear the heart’s cry of church leaders, including women’s ministry leaders for spiritual transformation. They want to see evidence of transformation … [Read more...]

Our guest blogger Karen Alexander-Doyel shares how we can face those storms in life and ministry with power equal to the storm! "Sisters, the phone is ringing and women are calling for help. Marriage problems, prodigal children, loss of jobs, death, health failing and the list goes on.This morning in the news they are warning those along the east coast about tropical storms. They are … [Read more...]

Our guest blogger  today is Dawn Stephens, Associate Minister of Local Disciplemaking and Women’s Small Groups at The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama. Today Dawn shares with us the importance of knowing, sharing and modeling our stories as we lead women to do the same: -Terminal illness-Prodigal child -Unsaved spouse -Financial loss -Widowed  -Divorce   … [Read more...]