Day Two of IF:Equip – Galatians 1: 6-9

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 Today we look to Galatians 1: 6-9 and then ask -  What does this mean about: God? You? The world?   To see IF:Equip Day two post go HERE.                                                      …

Are You Equipped?

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As Christians we need to equip ourselves for the spiritual battles we face daily. The IF:Gathering has created a simple ‘equipping’ tool to help you start the day focused on Christ.  This tool is called IF:Equip. We are going to participate in If:Equip starting today as today is the beginning of their Galatians study. Want to join me?…

Lies Girls Believe – Examining Lie #5 – There Is No Place For Me At Church

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Lie #5- There is no place for me at church “Get the boys and the girls will come too.”  If this statement (made by youth workers) doesn’t make your blood boil that girls (and women) are secondary concerns in the eyes of the church – please reexamine Galatians 3:28,  “There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave…

Lies Girls Believe – Examining Lie #4 – I am safe online

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Lie #4- I am safe online The cyber world is an open door to just about anything. You can present the best version of yourself. You can find a great online sale. You can say things you wouldn’t have the nerve to say out loud. You can use words to build people up and tear them down….

Central Women’s Ministries Online Book Club

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Starting September 1, we will say goodbye to summer break and hit the books again! Who is with us?! Join our Central Women’s Ministries Online Book Club for a female focused, christian themed book club. Questions will be posted on the Facebook Group Page and the “discussion” will occur in the comments section. Women from all over…

Lies Girls Believe – Examining Lie #3 – My Value Is Earned By The Opposite Sex

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Lie #3- My Value Is Earned By The Opposite Sex – “If our bodies define us than the attention we get for our bodies becomes the way we earn our value.” As adult women, I think we can all remember a time growing into our womanhood we let a man’s interest or disinterest in us determine…

Lies Girls Believe – Examining Lie #2 – Other Girls Can’t Be Trusted

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Lie #2 - Other Girls Can’t Be Trusted The unfortunate truth is, there is a little bit of truth in this lie.  But it’s a lie that it has to be this way.  “Social exclusion is one of the most common, and therefore normalized, form of bullying. This is the most common among girls. 1 in…

Lies Girls Believe – Examining Lie #1 – My Body Defines Me

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Last week our post titled Five Lies Teenage Girls Live By was easily our most viewed post of the week, and the month! Well there’s more to it than even that one post reveals. In fact Pastor Neely McQueen unpacks each lie and then ends the post with a follow-up response called, “What can we do?…

Five Lies Teenage Women Live By

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One of the strongest ways we will grow Women’s Ministries is by investing in teenage women. Even though we once were teenage women, and should be able to relate directly, knowing their anxieties and fears – adult women are struggling to understand and know how to relate, love and counsel the teenage women in their lives. In this video,…

And Our July Featured Pinner Is………

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What about this gal caught our attention? All her party pins! When you’re involved in ministry at your church you’re either going to throw a party or at the very least help decorate or provide a dish. Melissa Bledsoe, our July Featured Pinner, is a ministry intern along with her husband at the Chicago Harbor…