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Thriving As a Leader
What can we do as leaders to thrive ourselves as well as encourage and help other leaders to do the same? Elizabeth Woodson joins Dr. Kay Daigle in this practical conversation.
– with Elizabeth Woodson
Mommies & Ministry Series
Are you balancing family and ministry? This series includes three topics that provide wisdom for your challenges as a mom. Or access the podcast versions: Boundaries for Moms in Ministry, Protect Your Kids’ Privacy and The Myth of the Biblical Superwoman.
You Are on God’s Team Series
Do you feel ill-equipped, unprepared or inadequate to serve? See how God used three women in new and surprising ways and wants to use you, too. The podcast episodes of God Uses Your Story, God Uses Your Availability and God Uses Your Gifts have been posted as well.
3 Simple Practices to Help You Embrace God’s Pace
Trying to live in step with Jesus is hard because culture pushes against it. Jodie Niznik provides some easy but life-giving suggestions as she talks with Kelly Arabie about her own life experience. You can also access it on our podcast. Access Jodie’s free resource here.
Asking Powerful Questions Series
Would you like deeper relationships with your friends, small group, children, or co-workers? Jill Williams, licensed coach, provides practical skills to do so. All episodes are available as podcast episodes: 1-“The Want To, 2- “The Framework” and 3- ” The Tools.”
– with Jill Williams
Download either Framework for Fostering an Environment of Collaboration or Asking Powerful Questions Resources
You’ve heard of burnout, but you’re unsure of what it is and how to avoid or overcome it. Dr. Michelle Pokorny’s short video series provides answers. You can access the podcast episodes also: Part 1–The Burn, Part 2–On the Brink and Part 3–Beating Burnout. Don’t miss the resource download below.
Ministering to Gen Z
Gen Z is the latest generation now becoming adults. As we learn about them, how does the church respond well to their needs? Nika Spaulding joins Kay Daigle for this insightful conversation. Listen to or download the podcast.
The state of the American church suggests that our discipleship models need reworking. The five videos of this series can be accessed below, or listen to the podcast episodes of Nika Spaulding’s A Theological Perspective, Debbie Swindoll’s A Spiritual Formation Perspective, Elizabeth Woodson’s A Church Leader Perspective, Susan Binion’s A Missions Perspective and Kay Daigle’s A Kingdom Perspective.
Leadership Lessons from the Life of Moses
Jodie Niznik, author of Choose: A Study of Moses for a Life that Matters, shares lessons from Moses’ life in this 4-part series. You can access the episodes on our podcast: God’s Call, God Knows Best, Point People to God and Tempted to Accommodate.
–with Jodie Niznik
Millennials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ministry Series
Maybe you’ve heard bad reports of Millennials or don’t know how to relate to them in the church. Nika Spaulding discusses them with Kay in our free series Millennials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ministry. You can listen to the four episodes on our podcast: Identifying Them, Ministering TO Millennials, Ministering WITH Millennials and Millennials and Fame.
Fight Right Series
Understand the nature of conflict, God’s way through it, and how allowing for the differences of others helps avoid it.
–with Oletha Barnett
Fight Right Resource
Series focused on Leaders: Empowering Leaders to Strive & Thrive through Conflict
Sexual Identity & Gender Identity
Dr. Sandra Glahn and Dr. Gary Barnes discuss sexual identity and gender identity, explaining how identity is formed and providing insight into how the church and individuals can wisely respond biblically. You can also access it on our podcast.
40 Questions About Women in Ministry
Dr. Sue Edwards and Kelley Mathews, authors of the book 40 Questions About Women in Ministry, discuss a few of the issues and why there is disagreement with Kelly Arabie, BOW Ministry Team member. Their book aims to explain the biblical understanding behind both perspectives. Watch the video below or listen to the podcast.
Sexual Abuse and the Church
Mary DeMuth, author of We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis and The Most Misunderstood Women of the Bible: What Their Stories Teach Us About Thriving, joins BOW Ministry Team member Kelley Mathews to discuss how we as the church should respond when a victim shares about sexual abuse. You can also access it on our podcast.
Diversity of a Different Kind
Leading Toward Racial Reconciliation Series
Grow in understanding of the racial divide and how we can each help. Watch the videos below, or download/listen to the podcast episodes What is White Privilege, It’s a Gospel Issue or Reconciliation 101.
Beginning the Road to Racial Reconciliation Series
All believers can take healing steps toward our brothers and sisters. Connect to the videos below, or download/listen to the episode: “Where to Begin,” “Evaluating and Listening,” “Do’s and Don’ts” and “Empathy not Sympathy.”
The Forgotten Ones: Singles and the Church Series
Elizabeth Woodson shares insights from her leadership experience with singles about what ministry to this demographic is, what it should be, and how to get there. Part 1-Where We Are, Part 2-Where We Should Be and Part 3-How to Get Where We Should Be are available on BOW’s podcast.
– with Elizabeth Woodson
It’s Time for a RelationSHIFT Series
In light of #metoo and #churchtoo, how do we move forward with men and women working together? Dr. Jackie Roese discusses the issues in this short 3-part series.
– with Dr. Jackie Roese
Casting Vision Series
Vision is essential when God calls you to something big. This free three-video series will help you with the basic principles, best practices and process.
– with Debbie Stuart
Meetings That Work Series
Do you want to lead great meetings? Watch our three short videos below on what to do before, during and after the meeting to make your time productive and enjoyable. Or if you prefer, listen to Part 1-Before, Part 2-During and Part 3-After on BOW’s podcast.
– with Claudia McGuire
Navigating Speaking Engagements
This series helps both the event coordinator and the speaker navigate speaking engagements. The first and second episodes, Questions for Potential Speakers (podcast) and Is this Speaker a Fit? (podcast) are designed to help the one searching for a speaker. The third episode As a Speaker, Do I Accept this Event?” (podcast) looks at the speaker’s part in the decision. Finally, “Growing as a Speaker” provides practical help for those who speak and teach (podcast).
Seek Volunteers More Gifted Than You – Lessons in Leadership
Kat Armstrong explains the importance of recruiting very gifted volunteers.
– with Kat Armstrong
Be Strategic for Effective Ministry Series
Effective ministry depends on strategic planning. This very practical free 3-video series will help you prepare, plan, and proceed with implementation. Or download or listen to the series on our podcast: 1-Prepare, 2-Plan & 3-Proceed.
– with Claudia McGuire
Choosing Trustworthy Resources Series
With today’s proliferation of resources, leaders must carefully choose what we offer to others. Nika Spaulding provides helpful guidelines for biblical discernment. Part 1 “The Problem”, Part 2 “Sorting Through Competing Voices”, and Part 3 “Determining the Central Truths of our Faith” are available on our podcast.