Do you have a mentor? Have you ever felt paralyzed by the volume of prayer appeals? Where is the line when it comes to women teaching men? May women preach on Sunday mornings? Teach a Sunday school class? Lead a small group? Speak at a conference? At a couples retreat? 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? Have you considered possible ways your ministry may be inaccessible to a new woman?
Rest is more than a good Sunday afternoon nap. Deep rest holds the promise of shalom-peace with God, peace with others, and peace within. With a few simple tips and practice, you'll be surprised that leading corporate prayer isn't nearly as intimidating as you once thought. The Reformers searched Scripture, believed the Word, and proclaimed the truth, no matter the cost because souls were at stake and the purity of the church was compromised.
Your job is the same. It takes courage for vulnerable women to share their stories. Overbooked, overcommitted, and overtaxed leaders are headed on a collision course to burnout. Learn how the church can work together to prevent another casualty. The true test of leadership is settled in the prayer closet. In John 17, Jesus graciously unveils how to intercede for those following in our footsteps. A new temptation often arises in the subtle shift from learner to teacher, one we often don't foresee.
It creeps in as we begin to delight in our own expertise about God, rather than God Himself. When ministry gets tough and it will!
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Coaching and evaluation tools are shaping me into a better communicator. When baby boomers and millennials labor side by side, our differences are diminished when our overarching desire is to exalt Christ.
When we assume our next steps before hitting our knees in prayer, it's a sign that we've departed from dependency. When ministry is messy, relationships can be painful. How can you determine the difference? Division and tension naturally arise when committed but flawed believers try to minister together.
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Conflict is common. Control Girls are common. When it comes to ministry, too often we use the wrong ruler to gauge our success. Here are three bad ways to measure the impact of your ministry. During the recent True Woman '14 Leadership Pre-Event, Nancy challenged leaders by examining the life, labor, and love of the servant of the Lord. Has marathon ministry outrun your practice of thanking God for His abundant gifts each day for life and service? It happens even with the best intentions. There's a delicate balance to achieve as strong female leaders fulfill their God-ordained role in submitting to, yet influencing, male leaders.
The beginning of a new year is the ideal time for leaders to press the pause button over fast forwarding into the never-ending tasks of ministry. Small group busters often arise when expectations aren't clearly established from the get-go, or when a healthy group cruises on auto-pilot, and bad habits creep in. In resigning ourselves to try harder without the cross, we elude the power of Christ and settle for flesh-empowered ministry. Is your heart burning to see more women experience the joy and freedom of walking in God's unique design for womanhood? We bet one of these fifteen ideas will be just the spark you're waiting for.
When it comes to recruiting volunteers, do you view it as a battle to avoid or a challenge to embrace? That would be nice. 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. Leader, if you long to witness God-sized, Spirit-generated results in ministry, it takes prayer. Searching for a good book?
The staff of Revive Our Hearts shares their summer reading list. Men don't need to be intimidated by women who know a lot, because these women are to teach other women the Word. I asked speakers Trillia Newbell and Paula Hendricks to share their insider tips so we can be better equipped in proclaiming gospel truth for the glory of Christ. The modern church cannot afford for its women to be biblically illiterate. Lean in to learn why, and what you can do about it. If you've ever led a small group, you know it can be tricky. Here's some advice for handling your small group dynamics.
I've dreamed of what it would be like to have a husband at home every night pouring himself into our family instead of working hard to shepherd the church. Do you struggle with loving others? Is your life full of high maintenance people? Elyse Fitzpatrick tells us why we must return to the cross to love others. I've been discouraged lately by all the messiness and have sometimes wondered, Is all this effort I put into these things even worth it?
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If she could pass on just one piece of wisdom, it would be this. Or rather, the Holy Spirit did through her. A few years ago, I went to a fellow staff member's home for a unique experience—a cider-making party. The process was fascinating—and thought-provoking. Norma's ears perked up when she heard a Spanish translation of Revive Our Hearts and realized what a great resource it could be for the women of her city.
Do you know a pastor's wife? Would you like to bless her? After forty-one years in a ministry marriage, here are some ways our people have blessed me. It's such a high and holy privilege to lead and equip women! 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.
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.
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 shows you why it's important to ask God to transform hearts through your ministry. 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.
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. 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?
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. 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. 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.
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?
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? 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. 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. 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.
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. 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. Pastor Crawford Loritts shares seven keys to strengthening your faith—both as a believer and a leader in ministry. Crawford Loritts — Pastor Crawford Loritts shares seven keys to strengthening your faith—both as a believer and a leader in ministry.
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. Nancy shares her heart about how leaders can ignite a grassroots movement for revival and biblical womanhood.
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Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth — Nancy shares her heart about how leaders can ignite a grassroots movement for revival and biblical womanhood. 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.
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.
Discover how to help tired, teary, tense women find hope, rest, and peace from our restorative God. 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.
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? 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. 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? 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. He will not argue for or against the continuation of the power of the Holy Spirit.
He will not look upon the charismatic, Spirit-empowered community with a suspicious eye, the way that perhaps a more pastoral candidate would who might come with theological baggage. So what constitutes a true revival? The qualities of a true revival can found in His written word. Before we explore the qualities of revival it is imperative the actual word revival be defined. Yet, there is one definition that is relevant when discussing the topic of Christian revival, which is noted below: [Revive is defined] to quicken or renew the mind; bring back.
Random House, Inc. With this particular definition above the qualities of true revival can be observed. It was at the wooden podium where Ezra spoke the Law to all of Israel, while they sat attentively listening to Ezra v. In another instance, this is what Jesus told the disciples concerning the Great Commission. True revival is not just a proclamation of the truth, but also a proper explanation of the truth that is proclaimed, so all understand, and are edified.
True revival involves conviction, confession of sin, and repentance : In Nehemiah chapter , the entire nation of Israel, after the Law was read, and explained properly to them, confessed their sin before the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob v. They had seen in the historical account of their Israelite history the grace and the long-suffering of God, and their rebellion against Him vs. In the New Testament, there are also several verses that highlight this truth.
True revival has the characteristics of conviction, confession of sin, and repentance. True revival is qualitative rather than quantitative : There were whole groups of people whom recognized the holiness of God, and repented of their sins. The entire nation of Israel was called to repentance by Ezra, who read the Law to them Neh. At the start of the church, the Lord daily added to the number of those who being saved from their sins, and the wrath of God, by repentance Acts However, there were also examples of individuals who had also been revived in their conscience concerning the merciful works of God.
One example is the Ethiopian eunuch, who Philip instructed while the Ethiopian was reading a portion of the Old Testament, which pointed to Christ Acts