Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Lord, For the ways in which you’ve graced my life this week, I give you thanks and praise. I especially thank you for growing my garden and my life. Give me the strength and wisdom to be faithful in tending both my outer and inner gardens. Keep me from doing...
Dear Addie: Surrounded by Incompetence

Dear Addie: Surrounded by Incompetence

Dear Addie, I am new in my ministry position at a small church, but I quickly discovered that several of the key lay leaders, the ones in charge of financial details and decision making, are … well, they are incompetent. They haven’t done their job. They don’t keep...
Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

O God, we pray this day for all who have a song they cannot sing, for all who have a burden they cannot bear, for all who live in chains they cannot break, for all who wander homeless and cannot return, for those who are sick, and those who tend them, for those who...
Ministry Manners: Saying Thank You by Lynn Brinkley

Ministry Manners: Saying Thank You by Lynn Brinkley

Ministers and manners? Surely, there is no need to have a conversation about ministry manners. For if anyone should know how to conduct oneself properly in public, it should be a minister. Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but when it comes to displaying good...
Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

We thank Thee, Lord for Memory To live again the past; That in remembering bygone days The fruits of joy shall last. But for the power to forget We thank Thee even more: The stings, the slights, the hurts, the wounds, Can never hurt us more. –Margaret H....