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...]

Recently, Leighann McCoy, a good friend of mine who also helps us at LifeWay with women’s ministry and ministers’ wives leadership conferences, wrote this post on her blog. She is a pastor’s wife and women’s ministry leader at Thompson Station Church, Thompson Station, TN.I believe her message will truly touch your heart as a minister’s wife as you read her story:As I … [Read more...]

The first time I ever felt like God “gave” me a life verse, I was on my first international missions trip to the Central American country of Belize.  After praying about it for almost three years, I knew without a doubt God had tapped me on the shoulder and said this was the time I was to go. Being married to a state trooper, my husband was not very excited about my going to a … [Read more...]

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...]

Today I want to introduce you to our guest blogger Dr. Deb Douglas, Minister to Women, First Baptist Church, Bossier City, LA  and one of our LifeWay Ministry Multipliers. Deb launched her first women's Bible study at the age of 20. Her passion is encouraging and equipping women to serve. She is the Minister to Women at FBC Bossier City and a conference/retreat speaker, strategic planning … [Read more...]

We have just added a new blog category for ministers’ wives! Our guest blogger is Karen Alexander-Doyel 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 … [Read more...]

Have you served in a place you felt so called by God, and then one day it just didn’t feel right anymore?  How did you feel? What did you do?For years, my service was in an area that, though I’d not sought it, I’d felt totally called to serve.  God had been so faithful to lead, equip, challenge, and encourage through a number of years in ministry, and then one … [Read more...]