Life and Ministry Lessons for Women from the Back of a Motorcycle


Get ready to laugh, cringe, and learn from our  guest blogger and women’s ministry leader, Sheila West, as you read her post today.Listen as she teaches us from the "back of a motorcycle"...Technically, since I ride on a motorcycle behind my Honey (my husband) and I am a mother, I guess I could be called a "Motorcycle Mama." But before you conjure up an image of an … [Read more...]

Shoot the Rabbit


Once again, our guest blogger is Karen Alexander-Doyel.Enjoy her words of encouragement…Yesterday a big, fat rabbit was eating some of my tomatoes.  As I was washing dishes after dinner, Jim came walking through the kitchen with a rifle in his hand.  I looked up and asked where he was going.  He told me the rabbit was in the garden and he was going to shoot the rabbit!  … [Read more...]

WAIT…How does a women’s ministry leader do that?


  If you are like me, when you ask a question you want a quick answer. If you see a need, you want to meet it immediately. If you have a dream, you’d like to see it fulfilled now.  But how often in ministry (or your personal list) have you asked God for something and He just doesn’t seem to answer quickly? I really prefer doing ministry with all the details in place. … [Read more...]

FREE LifeWAy Woman All Access Resource Update

If you missed this live, you can see the recording. What’s new? What’s just been released? And…what’s coming?What is about to be released? What training and events are ahead for 2010 and where will we be in 2011? And get in on what’s coming for moms next year. You can see the elements we discussed about our 2011 .mom event. Hear from Paige Greene, Director of … [Read more...]

3 Ideas for Growing Girls into Godly Women

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...]

3 Answers for Women and Intergenerational Mentoring

At  a recent YOULead training event, this question was raised: “It is the heart’s desire of our women’s leadership team to have intergenerational mentoring groups (spiritual and practical) available to the women or our congregation.” Then she listed the following 3 questions which I will respond to with some ideas. 1) What would be a good starting age for the … [Read more...]

Minister’s Wives Share Shoes

Ministry Wives Weekend 2009 from BGCO Women on Vimeo.As a ministry wife, what kind of shoes do you wear?  Listen to co-authors of In Our Shoes: Real Life Issues for Ministers’ Wives by Ministers’ Wives, Jennifer Landrith and Rachel Lovingood,  as they share their thoughts about the different kinds of shoes ministry wives wear!For more from Jennifer and Rachel, check out the … [Read more...]

FREE LifeWay Women All Access Resource Update

What’s new? What’s just been released? What is about to be released? What training and events are ahead for 2010? Where will we be in 2011?Find out what is coming for moms in 2011! You can help us as we discuss elements of our new event  ".mom". Hear from Paige Greene, Director of Woman’s Training and Events, Chris Adams, Senior Lead Women’s Ministry … [Read more...]

One Woman Makes All the Difference: Mentoring Ministry

Today’s post is written by guest blogger, Debbie Stuart. Women’s Ministry Director, Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, TX and is a LifeWay Ministry Multiplier. She earned her Women's Ministry Advanced Certificate from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary   and is a member of the Association of Women’s Ministry Professionals . In addition to being a conference and … [Read more...]

July 4th…What Does Freedom Mean to Women?


In the next few days we will celebrate the freedom of our country. If you are like me, you probably take that for granted much of the time. Maybe we’ve never experienced Christianity in other countries where it’s not free.  Take a few minutes to think through what you would really miss if you didn’t live in our free country…who you would marry, where and if you would … [Read more...]