Tips For Leading Small Groups

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Over the years I have found the following guidelines and tips to be helpful in creating intimacy and comfort in the small group setting. Be in prayer. Don’t try to do this on your own. Bring your people, your preparations and you fears before the Lord. Be prepared. If you’re leading a group that is doing a…

A Conversation About Mentor Friendships

We really have fallen hard for the vision and work of incourage.me. Can another ministry group be your soul sister? Because incourage.me is our ministry soul sister. We really appreciate this video they pulled together to discuss mentorships – longing, needing, figuring out and walking through life together with someone intentionally on your side to…

Hospitality and Friendship on Purpose

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Therefore welcome one another as Christ welcomed you, for the glory of God. Romans 15:7 Hospitality is more that just welcoming people into your home. It’s about welcoming people into your life. Jesus, our teacher, had no home. But he was always welcoming – sharing. Sharing his water, food, love, embracing those who were shunned…

Seasons of Life Segregation in Church – A Good or A Bad Thing?

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Our churches have become increasingly internally segregated. Agree or Disagree? As the church strives to care for individuals where they are, we are often separated by our season of life. Whether you’re a child, a teen, college age, single adult, married, young and married – there’s often a specific space for you. Is this beneficial…

Embrace Promo Video! Watch, Learn And Share!

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As you might have noticed we’re pretty excited about our new initiative, Embrace.  The idea of women – sisters in Christ – knowing and loving each other better honestly gives us the warm fuzzes. Really, because being known, heard, loved and valued is a vision of the Kingdom of God. And we want to be…

World Service Promo Videos To Help You Fund-raise

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Need a little help ‘casting a vision‘ to your women’s ministries group about World Services? Try this video, made by the Central Territory Visual Communications team that expose the needs overseas of vulnerable children under the care of the Salvation Army. This year’s World Service’s focus is Child Survival and you can go HERE for other…

Four Easy Games That Will Have Your Ladies Cracking Up!

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Last night in our Fold-Four group my corps calls LIFE Time, we had a game night and it was a hit! We played two Bible games and two just-for-fun games. They were all easy, required nearly no supplies (just blank paper, two markers, and print offs of the documents attached below, smart phone with Heads Up…

“I See The World Through A Lens Of Sisterhood…”

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A LOT of powerful things stood out in this article about living dangerously for Jesus, from SHELOVESMagazine. The inspiration for the article comes a sermon by Walter Brueggemann based on the book of Isaiah, the mission of the church and the life of faith in our society. Here are a few statements from the sermon that stood…

Why Is It So Hard To See Black And Blue?

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This morning our comrades in South Africa tweeted this picture and message. Thank you friends for redirecting us to issues that truly matter.  This stands as a challenge to be passionate about concerns that have an impact on the Kingdom of God, and not getting caught up in nonsense on the Internet. Help us Lord to fix our…

Quick, Easy and Fun Bible Game to Play in Your Women’s Group

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A game that will test your knowledge and memory of stories and events from the Bible! A player from each team is shown a name of a woman from the Bible (or event, moment or person) and must “buzz” in and bid as to how few words as possible it’ll take to get their team to…