Ecclesiastes 3 is a familiar reminder that there is a season for everything — including a season to give birth and a season to die. While you’ve probably never used this verse in a ministry context, it’s much easier to birth new programs, new ideas, new studies and new events rather than allow something in […]
3 Alternatives to the Typical Retreat
When I first took the baton of leading a thriving and growing women’s ministry from my predecessor who was moving away, I was surprised by the women’s expectations to offer a fall retreat every year. Sure, we lived in the Colorado Rockies with a lot of retreat options at cozy, rustic venues with stunning views […]
Is Your Ministry Reaching Teen Girls?
When discussing the biblical model for mentorship and women, we often go to Titus 2, which is a beautiful picture of cross-generational relationships. Recently, though, God opened my heart to a fresh understanding of these relationships in the book of Luke. After Mary accepted the call to be the long-awaited Messiah’s mother, she visited her […]