Things to Consider When Event Planning for Women’s Ministry

Event planning can be a lot of work! In order for the work of event planning to be worth your time, planning the event in the right order is key. Many times people do event planning backwards. They choose an event type, and jump right into the details. However there’s a better way to end …

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Recruiting Leaders or Volunteers – What to Do & What Not to Do

Every ministry needs volunteers. Recruiting volunteers can seem like a daunting process especially if your usual methods are leaving you short handed. So how can you be successful in recruiting volunteers? What Not to Do When Recruiting Leaders or Volunteers 1.  Don’t ask only once if you get a ‘no” if you think the person …

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3 Keys to Maintaining Unity on Your Team

The art of doing team well, involves individuals coming together and working together as one unit, rather than as individuals. Healthy teams require individuals to give and take, while maintaining individual opinions and values. In order to create unity on a team, individuals must do their best to understand the personality, strengths, giftings, and motivations …

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6 Attributes of Healthy Teams

Effective ministry requires healthy teams. In my recent blog “The Importance of Working Through Team” I addressed several reasons why leaders should work alongside others, instead of working alone. Therefore, having previously established the importance of teams and team-work, here are some attributes of healthy teams. Healthy Teams Do the Following Live into the vision …

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7 Lies Leaders May Believe, and the Truth that Sets Them Free

Jesus worked through team. He gathered 12 men and discipled them through His teaching and example, how they should live, and how they should minister. The truth is, if Jesus, the perfect Son of God (who didn’t need people), worked through team, how much more should we work through team? There are several reasons leaders …

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Why the Local Church Needs Women’s Ministry

In his article “Why the Local Church Really Matters” author, Tim Challies lists  reasons the local church matters. He borrowed these reasons from the book “Church in Hard Places” written by Mez McConnell and Mike McKinley. The following 2 reasons the local church matters are taken from McConnell and McKinley’s book. “The local church is …

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Why Women’s Ministry is Vital Today

God created humans with an innate need for community. Churches can meet this need for women, through women’s ministry. Therefore, women’s ministry is vital to the local church! Here are just a few reasons women need women’s ministry today: today’s social media culture leaves women hungry from true meaningful connection as strong influences in raising …

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How to Write a Vision Statement

In “Vision vs. Mission and Why it Matters” I address the difference between a vision and mission statement. In simple terms, a vision statement is where you want to go in the future and should stretch your organization or ministry beyond what it is currently. A mission statement is a description of what the organization does, and the reason for its existence. …

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