Women’s Ministry Wednesday // When Your Pastor Says No

This is an exciting day for my blog, as I am pleased to have my very first guest post! And, what makes this so special to me is one of my dearest friends, Cyndee Ownbey, from the Women’s Ministry Toolbox, is my special guest! We are kindred spirits who love women’s ministry and desire to help other women’s ministry leaders in our churches. She has…

Women’s Ministry Wednesday – When Tragedy Strikes

How do you plan for tragedy? You can’t really. You can only prepare for tragedy to a certain extent. Even the experts, like FEMA, whom specialize in responding to our nation’s catastrophes are heavily criticized because they are not doing something right. Remember the mass destruction of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy? No doubt you also remember the scorn directed at FEMA in the aftermath. No…

Women’s Ministry Wednesday – A Fail-Proof Strategy for Issuing a Rebuke

When I think back to all of the things God has ever asked of me, the most dreaded and unpleasant task has been when led to issue a rebuke to another sister. What is a rebuke exactly? According to the definition by BibleGateway, it is “A verbal expression of blame. Scripture gives examples of both divine and human rebuke. Sometimes God issues rebukes directly but…