Women’s Ministry Wednesday – 4 Spirits to Detect & Defuse (Part 4) – The Jezebel Spirit

Here we are at our last installment of the 4 Spirits to Detect and Defuse in Women’s Ministry series.  I have saved the Jezebel spirit for last because it just may the most important.  We’ve used the title, “Jezebel” when describing a woman that may be comparable to Belle Watling on Gone With the Wind, but I am going to talk about the woman Jezebel…

Women’s Ministry Wednesday – 4 Spirits to Detect & Defuse (Part 2) – The Absalom Spirit

The story of Absalom saddens me greatly (2 Samuel 13-18).  This handsome young caretaker and avenger of his victimized sister turns on his father, King David.  In a clever attempt to overtake his father’s kingdom, he stands outside the city gates and inquires about the needs of those who need to see the king.  He offers, “If I were the king/judge I would do [this…

Women’s Ministry Tip – Testify!

I grew up in a small country Baptist church in Robertson County, Tennessee.  This was the main church I attended until I was 30 something.  One of my favorite things in both Wednesday night prayer time and the Sunday morning end of service time, was hearing testimonials. Can I get a witness??? I have always loved hearing people testify! I think it so powerful! Even…

Women’s Ministry Wednesday – Focusing, Facilitating & Fulfilling Your Church’s Mission

Just about every church has a mission statement these days.  I am going to share with you how I focus our women’s ministry to facilitate and fulfill our church’s mission. Welcome to Women’s Ministry Wednesday! According to Kent Schaffer a “Mission Statement (What You Do) [is] A one-sentence statement describing the reason an organization or program exists and used to help guide decisions about priorities,…

Women’s Ministry Wednesday – Love is in the Details

  You have probably heard of the idiom, “The devil is in the details.”  And if you have ever had to read a detailed contract line for line, you know this to be true.   It’s easy to overlook something that can bite you later.  Perhaps you implemented a new program, and one small omitted detail threatened to derail all of your hard work. The…

Women’s Ministry Tip – Feed Your Bookworms

  Keeping warm out there?  Have you started the New Year curled up with a good book? I hope so!  Speaking of books, welcome to Women’s Ministry Wednesday!  My tip for you today – don’t forget to feed your bookworms! I personally love reading Christian books, and thankfully there are so many good ones out there these days.  We live in a time where many…