Don’t Say That Word…You’re in Church

Before entering the world of women’s ministry, I served on staff at Willowbrook working with preteens.   Preteens are just in a weird stage of life.  They aren’t really children but they certainly aren’t teenagers.  Hence, the label “Preteen.”  Most preteens haven’t mastered the art of hiding yet.  They say more »

The Ugly Side of Ministry & A Giveaway

So, I spent the weekend with around 850 women.  Bless it.  You can’t imagine all the chatter and giggling, the emotions and the tears.  I spent the weekend at Lifeway’s National Women’s Ministry Leadership Forum.  I’ve got to admit when I step back and consider (850 leaders, that are women, more »

Before You Get Too Excited About Christmas

Don’t forget to be thankful.  We’re not quite a week past Halloween and the stockings are already being hung and the sugarplum fairies are getting excited. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas.  I enjoy the baking and decorating and the sparkle in my children’s eyes.  However, I’ve noticed some more »