Pre-Event: Leading Women in the Local Church

Oct. 9, 2014 Leslie Bennett, Susan Hunt, Linda Green

It's such a high and holy privilege to lead and equip women! If God is calling you to initiate or grow the women’s ministry in your local church, here's a special opportunity to glean wisdom from three seasoned leaders who have faithfully served in ministry.


Transcript

Leslie Bennett: My name is Leslie Bennett; I am the Southeast Regional Ambassador for Revive Our Hearts-as of about four months ago. [laughter] So if I ever look like, "Aaah, I don't know what I'm doing!" it's true, I don't know what I'm doing. But oh, do I have a heart for women's ministry! Because I was a women's ministry leader for twelve years at Northeast Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina.

I have brought two other women with me today who I consider two women whom I would look to for counsel. They have such experience and wisdom! Of course, Susan wrote the book on women's ministry, we know that, and Linda has a very vibrant and growing women's ministry. These women have such a passion for this, and they're such strong leaders. You will be so blessed by them.

We hope to encourage you. If you're here …

About the Speakers

Leslie Bennett

Leslie Bennett and her husband, Mac, live in South Carolina. After a dozen years of serving in a local church as the Director of Women’s Ministry, she joined the Revive Our Hearts team as the Director of Women’s Ministry Initiatives. Spend a few minutes with Leslie, and you’ll catch her passion for the local church, prayer, and revival.

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt is the widow of Gene Hunt, the mother of three, and the grandmother of thirteen. She is the former coordinator of women’s ministry for the Presbyterian Church in America and has written several books for women including Life-Giving Leadership, co-authored with Karen Hodge, and Aging with Grace: Flourishing in an Anti-Aging Culture, co-authored with Sharon Betters. She loves time with her family, sitting on her porch with younger women, and tending the flowers her grandsons help her plant in her yard.

Linda Green

Linda Green is the former Director of Women's Ministries at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church in the Chicago area. She and her husband, Ray, have been married for over three decades and have three adult children and several grandchildren. Linda enjoys writing articles that help women live out the gospel according to their God-given design and purpose.