Entries by Renew Network

Women’s Ministry Survey

This survey has been used by churches to reach out to women in their congregation and their community in order to provide ministry that is Christ-centered, biblically based, and relevant to women’s lives today.  If your women’s ministry is looking to offer a program that will provide opportunity for spiritual growth and meaningful mission projects, this survey will help you target the specific needs of your group. Women’s Ministry Survey Please take a few moments to answer these questions concerning women’s ministry at our church. Women’s ministry is about encouraging, enabling, and equipping women for the purpose of developing a […]

Encounter series by Carolyn Moore

About the Author Carolyn Moore, an evangelist, church planter and disciple-maker, is the founding pastor of Mosaic United Methodist Church in Augusta, Georgia. She is an ordained elder in the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church and received a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary.   ‘Encounter Jesus’ looks like a devotional book. Those who begin this eight-week study, however, will find that it’s anything but.  Instead, it is an active journey of discovery, one that asks participants to, among other things, journal, sing, gather stones and create a timeline.  The purpose of the study and […]

The Plight of Displaced Christians

We read about persecuted Christians and see horrible images in the media.  Have you ever asked, “What can I do about it?”  Jessi Emmert shares a story in Good News Magazine about one woman, Juliana Taimoorazy who did do something, and you can too. To learn more about Taimoorazy’s work with the Iraqi Christian Relief Council and to get involved with helping Middle Eastern Christians, visit www.iraqichristianrelief.org. The Plight of Displaced Christians April 28, 2015 By Jessi Emmert “I lived in Germany during the Nazi holocaust. I considered myself a Christian. I have attended church since I was a small […]

New in May 2015 – Springing Forward

New in May 2015 – Springing Forward Easter Sunday is always glorious, however, for me, I must say it was especially so this year. Singing “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” is always moving. This Easter we sang it surrounded by family and friends in a large beautiful sanctuary with a full choir, pipe organ with a brass and percussion ensemble. I believe the majesty of that moment will remain with me for quite some time. Now, we are moving toward Pentecost when the work of the Holy Spirit was truly astounding. But we should not over look the time […]

Isaiah 40: God’s Healing Truth For Our Lives

By Jeannine Fogwell Jeannine shares an important teaching on Healing of the Heart that prepares us to receive healing in every area of our lives based on who God is and His deep love for each of us. Isaiah 40: God’s Healing Truth for Our Lives Based on Beth Moore’s Breaking Free, lesson two. “Comfort, yes, comfort My people!” Says your God. “Speak Kindly to Jerusalem, and cry out to her, That her warfare is ended, That her iniquity is pardoned; For she has received from the Lord’s hand Double for all her sins.” The voice of one crying in […]

How to Start a Women’s Ministry

This important area of the ministry of RENEW is in offering guidance and encouragement to local churches in the process of forming life-changing women’s ministry programs.  We have already begun the process of producing a comprehensive women’s ministry handbook that we pray will be a useful and vital tool to women of the church.  Every church is unique, every group of women is unique, and every women’s ministry program should be unique. In the meantime, we will be posting information and articles concerning the formation of women’s ministries.  We are also available to assist you by consultation or through workshops […]