Jennie interviews Nancy and me about women in ministry, and how we grapple with traditionalism and exercising our gifts in a complementarian context
Since the day of her birth in a rural village in China, Xaiquo was neglected and abused. Her two older brothers and father wanted to get rid of her. They even went so far as to poison her food. Yet miraculously, she survived. When she was 13, they sold her to a 73-year-old who wanted her as [...]
“I did not have the skills to bring a good income,” Maya admitted, her brown eyes downcast. A single mom of the Dalit – Untouchable – Caste, she had struggled to survive in the slums of India since her husband divorced her at 16. “But I was given the opportunity for training at the women’s center. [...]
The season of Lent begins today. And it’s not too late for you to join Girls Gone Wise in giving life for lent! Traditionally, throughout the history of Christianity, Lent has been a time to prepare our hearts to observe Christ’s death, burial and resurrection at Easter. But, what if this year, Lent did more than ever before? What if [...]
Hi. My name is Katie…and I’m an approvaholic. Discover what God’s Word says about the misplaced priority of people-pleasing!
Last Sunday, I had coffee with a friend who wanted to talk about her relationship with her boyfriend. Last night, a friend stopped in on a surprise business trip to this area. This morning, a friend of my son’s stopped in to say goodbye to me before leaving on an extended trip. Tonight, I’ll be [...]
Tomorrow, I’ll be joining Chris Adams on LifeWay’s very first live webcast for women in leadership. Chris is the senior lead women’s ministry specialist in LifeWay’s church resources division. But more than that, she’s also a dear friend.
Women’s Lib. Feminism. And now, a generation of Girls Gone Wild. But the happiness that women desperately seek remains an elusive goal. Studies show that they are more dissatisfied than ever before. Next Tuesday, I will be joining host Chris Adams LIVE on the LifeWay Women’s Video Livestream Webcast to discuss the ministry challenges and [...]
Calling all Women’s Leaders! Do you want to know how to lead “in the Moment”? In this 60-minute message, which I delivered at the 2009 LifeWay Women’s Leaders’ National Forum in Nashville last November, I challenged leaders to “Seize the Moment” in order to bring women to a point of radical commitment to the gospel, [...]
In the late 1800′s, a New York journalist asked a theologian named A.B. Simpson if he knew when Christ was coming back to earth. “Yes,” replied Simpson. “and I will tell you if you promise to print what I say, references and all.” The reporter agreed. “Then put this down: ‘This gospel of the kingdom [...]
Here is my speaking outline for my keynote for this afternoon’s LifeWay National Women’s Leadership Forum. You can also scroll down to the bottom of the post and download itÂ in a pdf file. There are over 600 women’s ministry leaders at the forum this year… enough to start a revolution. MOMENTum. . .Â Leading in [...]