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Equipping Women for Ministry

March 27, 2014 8:00 AM

Tell us about your role at Dallas Theological Seminary. I've been there full time about 10 years now. That's been a wild and crazy journey, something I never, ever expected. When I got my doctorate, I didn't ever think...

The Protégé Path

October 29, 2012 9:05 AM

Throughout history, if someone wanted to learn a particular skill, he or she would find a master or mentor to guide them. This person seeking to learn and grow is called a protégé. And like any skill or trade,...

The Care and Keeping of 20somethings

October 23, 2012 10:40 AM

It was a beautiful spring weekend for a beach retreat with our volunteer student ministry staff, most of whom are in their early 20s. We worshiped, we discussed, we ate. We shared stories from a year of student ministry....

Please Lead. I Need You.

October 11, 2012 2:06 PM

Not long ago, I messed up something for a client. She emailed me about it and I emailed back an apology. And then I waited. I watched the clock tick. No response. I burned with stomach acid and shame....

What Happens When You Don’t Serve Fluff on a Platter

August 22, 2012 8:33 AM

Our leadership team has learned a few lessons after one year of prayer, preparation, and leadership training; a successful launch of a women’s mentoring ministry at our church; and one year of mentoring through small groups. I’d like to share...

Building Bridges through Mentoring

August 7, 2012 8:28 AM

In the weekly reFill column of FullFill Magazine, Anita Lustrea (Moody’s Midday Connection broadcast host and author of What Women Tell Me) wrote about women’s need for community. In an online survey of over 2,300 women, relationships were among...

Who Wants Mentoring?

July 19, 2012 8:19 AM

After teaching Bible study for more than 10 years, I noticed that the Christian women who attended often did not live any differently than the women who never cracked open a Bible. I struggled while trying to figure out the...

The Cure for Influence-itis

October 19, 2011 4:00 PM

“I understand how to tell people that I can’t meet with them soon,” I said to my pastor over coffee several years ago, “but how can I possibly tell them I can’t meet with them ever?” I was experiencing my...

Five Tips for Creating a Mentor Program

July 13, 2011 10:34 AM

Things change continually in ministry, for better and worse. One area that seems to have improved drastically over the past 15 years or so, though, is the emphasis placed on mentoring and its role in creating fully engaged employees. Being...

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