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Every woman knows how to minimize herself, and we need to put a stop to it—here’s how.
stereotype? Nevertheless, an interesting phenomenon happens when I enter church territory―I step into minimalist views of myself because of my sex.
8 Guidelines for Ministering to Men
A nuanced alternative to the Billy Graham Rule that views men—and ourselves—first as being in the image of God.
Can women achieve more nuance in their dealings with the opposite sex than this rule offers—more willingness to respond to situations as they arise, and read circumstances with a
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
If you make it through withdrawal, all of those painful issues in your life that you have been medicating with sex will have to be dealt with, and this often causes men to go back to using
You Are Needed
The church—the entire body of Christ—needs women leaders.
leading the flock. As a young woman, not seeing older women in leadership positions felt detrimental to my calling, my sex, and my identity. If there wasn
When You Feel Like You Can Never Do Enough
How to follow a sacrificial Savior without losing yourself in ministry
when they trusted Christ. For example, I had a promiscuous friend who radically changed her sex life, and a man I knew kicked a drug habit. But I didn
The Weight of Stress in Ministry
Women are three times as likely to experience depression.
The impact on our health may include high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, headaches, muscle tension or pain, chest pain, fatigue, changes in sex drive, stomach upset
My Difficult Past Makes Me a Better Leader
The very things I saw as weaknesses, I now see as strengths.
I once saw my past as a liability. I thought I had the wrong upbringing, the wrong ethnicity, and even the wrong sex. But God had a different plan. Now, my sex could be added to the list.
When a Same-Sex Couple Asks ‘Will You Marry Us?’
However we respond, let's communicate love.
He chuckled and said, “Yep, you and my mom.”. Love leads the way. If we want others to be at ease with us, merely tolerating or ignoring their lifestyles is not the answer.
The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2015
Articles that drew the most interest on ManagingYourChurch.com
Here's one finance principle that should trump all others. 6. "What Churches and Clergy Should Note from the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling" by Matt Branaugh and Samuel Ogles.