Brunch rehash

We had our annual spring brunch a couple of weeks ago. Generally good comments back from everyone. Our church is in a bit of a transition phase with members leaving during the pastor search process and during the early part of our new pastor’s tenure and new members coming in….

The Divorce Controversy

Writer Sarah H. Meredith, a divorce survivor, offers five helpful tips on encouraging women newly faced with divorce: Remember that very often these women are in the middle of a very long season of loneliness. Be careful not to judge. Divorce is a great personal disappointment to the woman. If…

Inviter mentality

How do people come to your women’s ministry? Or your church for that matter? Does the rule of thumb hold true for you that most of your visitors come because of a personal invitation? I have personally noticed that women are more likely to attend an event if I personally…

Why men hate church

Has church turned into the province of women? David Murrow thinks so and says that is part of why our men are turned off by church. This article is based on his new book, Why Men Hate Church, and his basic premise is that churches have becoming these safe, nuturing…

Having one of those lives

Well, my last post was in December (although I just finished writing it recently). I suppose I could plead Christmas stress, but that doesn’t explain the past three months! Actually, I’ve been spending so much free time trying to do women’s ministry, I haven’t had time to actually write about…