Resources by Topic: Women's Ministry

Wear It Well

Leaders, our young women are surrounded by messages which are counter to God's truth. Many young women desire to wear the gospel well. But they need our help. Continue Reading …

The Next Beth Moore

If you spend any time around women's retreats or conferences, you will know that the most frequent compliment women pay to a young speaker is, "She's the next Beth Moore." Continue Reading …

Leading Out of Weakness

Leadership doesn't exempt us from the stresses, temptations, and trials of life. To run the race with endurance, we desperately need Christ. What's the secret to persevering with joy? Continue Reading …

Fanning the Flame

God calls us to “fan into flame” our spiritual gifts so that we burn white-hot in our ministries and thus ignite a supernatural transformation in the hearts and lives of those we serve. Continue Reading …

Pre-Event: Leading Women in the Local Church

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.

Linda Green Susan Hunt Leslie Bennett 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. Continue Reading 

The Power of Divine Anointing

Nancy Leigh DeMoss shows you why your ministry will lack true effectiveness unless we've been in the fire of God's presence ourselves.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy Leigh DeMoss shows you why your ministry will lack true effectiveness unless we've been in the fire of God's presence ourselves. Continue Reading 

Teaching the Word in Fear and Fearlessness

Are you called to teach God's Word to women? Jen Wilkin shows you why you need both a healthy fear and a fearlessness as you take on this awesome responsibility. She shows you why from James 3.

Jen Wilkin Are you called to teach God's Word to women? Jen Wilkin shows you why you need a healthy fear and a fearlessness as you take on this awesome responsibility. Continue Reading 

Marks of an Anointed Ministry

Teaching God's Word isn't just about conveying information. Nancy Leigh DeMoss shows you why it's important to ask God to transform hearts through your ministry.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Teaching God's Word isn't just about conveying information. Nancy shows you why it's important to ask God to transform hearts through your ministry. Continue Reading 

The Resolve of a Spirit-Filled Teacher

Hear how the Holy Spirit will lead a teacher to use discernment, to maximize time and to communicate with genuine power.

Eric Mason Hear how the Holy Spirit will lead a teacher to use discernment, to maximize time and to communicate with genuine power. Continue Reading 

Teaching the Word with a Deeper Knowledge of ...

To teach others, you need to have an intimate, growing knowledge of God through His Word. Jen Wilkin will explain why and offer many practical ways to teach more effectively.

Jen Wilkin To teach others, you need to have an intimate, growing knowledge of God through His Word. Jen Wilkin offers many practical ways to teach more effectively. Continue Reading 

Practical Tools for Studying and Teaching the Word

What should characterize our Bible study? What kind of tools do we need? Jen Wilkin lays out helpful tools and practices to guide us as we dig into God's Word.

Jen Wilkin What should characterize our Bible study? What kind of tools do we need? Jen Wilkin lays out helpful tools and practices to guide us as we dig into God's Word. Continue Reading 

A Charge to Teach the Word

Perhaps God is calling you to teach other women, for such a time as this. Nancy Leigh DeMoss encourages you to launch out in the ministry God's giving you and meet real needs of women in our day.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth encourages you to launch out in the ministry God's giving you and meet real needs of women in our day. Continue Reading 

Women Helping Women

Women are hurting. They long for older women to get involved in their lives, to listen, to care and to share advice. Are you willing to get involved?

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Women are hurting. They long for older women to get involved in their lives, to listen, to care and to share advice. Are you willing to get involved? Continue Reading 

O God Our Help

Do you ever feel like the needs of those you're called to serve are above your pay grade? In this opening session from Revive '13, Nancy Leigh DeMoss shows women how to be instruments of God's grace by laying a foundation for understanding God as our Helper.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy shows women how to be instruments of God's grace by laying a foundation for understanding God as our Helper. Continue Reading 

Does Jesus Care?

Paul David Tripp shares with the women gathered at Revive '13 that if you're going to live a life of faith, you need to be able to answer these two questions: "What in the world is God doing?" and "How in the world should I respond to it?"

Paul David Tripp If you're going to live a life of faith, you need to be able to answer these two questions: "What is God doing?" and "How in the world should I respond to it?" Continue Reading 

Troubled People Helping Troubled People

No one is more influential in your life than you are, because you're constantly talking to yourself. Paul David Tripp helps you evaluate the gospel you tell yourself when difficulty comes. He also shares how he was challenged to live this out when he received a phone call no parent wants to hear.

Paul David Tripp No one is more influential in your life than you are, because you're constantly talking to yourself. Continue Reading 

Walking in the Light: Fellowship Through Forgiveness

You can't have a healthy relationship with a person you're hiding from. Elyse Fitzpatrick explains why we all have such a propensity to hide our sins and weaknesses. But she also shows you what happens when you move from darkness into the light of genuine relationships.

Elyse Fitzpatrick You can't have a healthy relationship with a person you're hiding from. Elyse Fitzpatrick explains why we all have such a propensity to hide our weaknesses. Continue Reading 

God's Plan for Your Relationships

You have two ways of living: either as owner of your life, or as an ambassador. Paul David Tripp explains in this message how people of grace who have been given grace will be driven to the throne of grace in order to carry that grace to others.

Paul David Tripp Paul David Tripp explains how people of grace who have been given grace will be driven to the throne of grace in order to carry that grace to others. Continue Reading 

Potential Pitfalls of Ministry

Being in ministry has many joys and blessings, but it also makes us vulnerable to unique pressures and difficulties. Nancy identifies pitfalls that can cause the Lord's servants to falter or ever to be sidelined. She also provides practical, biblical insight on how to stay faithful all the way to the finish line.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Being in ministry has many joys, but it also makes us vulnerable to unique pressures. Nancy identifies pitfalls that can cause the Lord's servants to falter. Continue Reading 

Four Traits of Leaders

Pastor Crawford Loritts examines what the Bible distinctively teaches about leadership and shares four traits that every great man or woman of God had in common.

Crawford Loritts Crawford Loritts examines what the Bible distinctively teaches about leadership and shares four traits that every great man or woman of God had in common. Continue Reading 

Strengthening Your Faith

Pastor Crawford Loritts shares seven keys to strengthening your faith—both as a believer and a leader in ministry. He digs into the essence of what faith is—and what it’s not—and challenges us to believe God even when others have a difficult time doing that.

Crawford Loritts Pastor Crawford Loritts shares seven keys to strengthening your faith—both as a believer and a leader in ministry. Continue Reading 

Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Susan shares ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan shares ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church. Continue Reading 

Vision for the True Woman Movement

Nancy shares her heart about how leaders can ignite a grassroots movement for revival and biblical womanhood.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy shares her heart about how leaders can ignite a grassroots movement for revival and biblical womanhood. Continue Reading 

The Principles: Why We Counsel from the Bible

We’ll look at the sources of our troubles and God's answer to them, ancient answers found in His immutable Word and lived out in the context of loving ministry.

Elyse Fitzpatrick We’ll look at the sources of our troubles and God's answer to them, ancient answers found in His immutable Word and lived out in the context of loving ministry. Continue Reading 

The Practice: How We Counsel from the Bible

Discover how the Bible speaks practically into all our troubles and how the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ makes deep soul ministry possible as we lay down our lives for one another.

Elyse Fitzpatrick Discover how the Bible speaks practically into all our troubles and how the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ makes deep soul ministry possible. Continue Reading 

Simple Truth: Eight Life-Giving Essentials for Women in ...

Holly is often approached by women wanting help for dealing with tough issues. We asked her to identify the recurring themes she finds herself sharing with women, regardless of the nature of their crisis or their season in life. Glean from Holly's decades of practical wisdom and ministry.

Holly Elliff Holly is often approached by women wanting help for dealing with tough issues. Glean from her decades of practical wisdom and ministry. Continue Reading 

Help for Hurting Marriages

How can we walk alongside women who are afraid they don’t have what it takes to sustain a lifelong romance with the man they promised God they would love? Discover how to help tired, teary, tense women find hope, rest, and peace from our restorative God.

Jani Ortlund How can we walk alongside women who are afraid they don’t have what it takes to sustain a lifelong romance with the man they promised God they would love? Continue Reading 

What Women Want Women's Ministry Leaders to Know

What do women appreciate most about women’s ministries? What do they feel they need, and why aren’t they all involved in women’s ministries? Hear what we’ve learned from a survey of women about their perceptions of the women’s ministry in their churches. You’ll be enlightened and encouraged to serve more effectively!

Karen Waddles Hear what we’ve learned from a survey of women about their perceptions of the women’s ministry in their churches. You’ll be enlightened and encouraged. Continue Reading 

Prayer: Moving Ministry from Powerless to Powerful

Are you witnessing supernatural results in your ministry to women? Learn how to develop a culture of prayer in your women's ministry, and then stand back and watch God do the impossible.

Leslie Bennett Learn how to develop a culture of prayer in your women's ministry, and then stand back and watch God do the impossible. Continue Reading 

Called to Lead?

Do you struggle with knowing what is the best investment of your time and energy as you lead and serve the women in your church? Explore the marks of a gospel-centered women's ministry.

Linda Green Do you struggle with knowing what is the best investment of your time and energy as you lead and serve the women in your church? Continue Reading 

Women Helping Women In the Church

Susan has decades of experience in local church women's ministry. She will address a variety of issues from what a culture of caring in the church looks like to how to be a preventative ministry that equips women to handle crisis to how you can assist the male leadership in your church minister more effectively to women.

Susan Hunt Susan has decades of experience in local church women's ministry. She will address a variety of issues from what a culture of caring in the church looks like. Continue Reading 

How to Survive the Ministry (for Pastors' Wives)

Research shows that 80 percent of pastors' wives wish their husbands would choose another profession. How can you find joy and peace amidst the often tumultuous waters of ministry? Join us as we explore the rich treasure of Psalm 91 and discover nuggets of encouragement and hope for weary pastors' wives.

Karen Waddles Research shows that 80 percent of pastors' wives wish their husbands would choose another profession. How can you find joy and peace? Continue Reading 

What's Next?: Igniting a Passion for True Womanhood ...

If you're wondering where to go from here, this session will offer practical strategies for starting a fire for biblical womanhood in your church. We'll consider what fuels and extinguishes the power to spread the message.

Leslie Bennett This session will offer practical strategies for starting a fire for biblical womanhood in your church. Continue Reading 

Women's Ministry in the Local Church

Is your women's ministry Word-driven or task-driven? What are the biblical foundations for a women's ministry? How does a church obey the Titus 2 mandate for women to disciple women? This seminar will give resources and practical ideas to answer these questions

Susan Hunt Is your women's ministry Word-driven or task-driven? What are the biblical foundations for a women's ministry? Here are practical ideas. Continue Reading 

Finding Joy in the Journey as a Pastor's ...

Holly Elliff and Kim Wagner invite you to join them as they share lessons they've learned in their journey as pastor's wives. Join them for a conversation centered around encouragement and practical help from the Word. In this session, you'll see how God provides grace to find joy in every aspect of life and ministry.

Holly Elliff Kimberly Wagner Holly and Kim share lessons they've learned in their journey as pastor's wives. See how God provides grace to find joy in every aspect of life and ministry. Continue Reading 

Finding Joy in the Journey as a Pastor's ...

Holly Elliff and Kim Wagner invite you to join them as they share lessons they've learned in their journey as pastor's wives. Join them for a conversation centered around encouragement and practical help from the Word. In this session, you'll see how God provides grace to find joy in every aspect of life and ministry.

Holly Elliff Kimberly Wagner Holly and Kim share lessons they've learned in their journey as pastor's wives. See how God provides grace to find joy in every aspect of life and ministry. Continue Reading 

Philosophy of Women's Ministry in the Church

Women's ministries are often task/personality/event-driven. We must be intentional in crafting ministries that are Word-driven.

Susan Hunt Women's ministries are often task/personality/event-driven. We must be intentional in crafting ministries that are Word-driven. Continue Reading 

The Pastor's Wife and Her Family

Holly Elliff teaches from Colossians 3 to provide three different lenses that bring our families into focus. As she digs into these verses, she shines light on God's perspective, priority, and process for our family relationships that help us discover why what happens in our families is so important because ultimately, they reflect the glory of God.

Holly Elliff Holly shines light on God's perspective, priority, and process for our family relationships. Continue Reading 

The Pastor's Wife and Her Walk with God

Kimberly Wagner shares how the most urgent need that pastors' wives—and all believers—have in their walk with God is to cultivate and maintain a life of worship. As she looks at Hebrews 12, she points to the what, when, how, and why of worship to help us cultivate a heart and lifestyle of devotion to Christ.

Kimberly Wagner Kimberly shares how the most urgent need that pastors' wives—and all believers—have in their walk with God is to cultivate and maintain a life of worship. Continue Reading 

Regaining Womanhood

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth What would happen if a remnant of women were willing to embrace God’s priorities and purpose for their lives and live out the beauty and wonder of womanhood?   Continue Reading

The Men Speak Out

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Men respond to the question: How can women affirm and encourage them to express godly masculinity in the home and church?   Continue Reading

What Is a Leader?

Tanya Hasselhuhn Learn the qualities and characteristics that define of a leader, and be encouraged that leadership is process of continual growth.   Continue Reading

Facilitating Discussion

Tanya Hasselhuhn Every group has those dreaded moments of silence when the members avoid answering a question. Learn helpful comments to help keep the discussion flowing.   Continue Reading