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5 Reasons I Am Thankful for My WMU Leadership Team

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November is a time we think about being thankful. Perhaps your WMU leadership team is not on the typical Thanksgiving list this time of year, but this is a good time to be reminded of our need to be thankful for this vital team. Let me share why I am thankful.

Celebrate the Adoption Process in Community

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A child in need of love and a home. A potential parent with love to give and a home to share. This could be any adopted child’s story. But it’s yours.

Keep Calm and Carry On

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When Dee walked into the meeting room where we were going over our plans for a large event, we could tell something was wrong. She was late (she was never late), and her face was a display of confusion and uncertainty.

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Pastor, Can We Talk?

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As the WMU director, a good working relationship with your pastor may be the most important relationship you have in your church. It is vital for your pastor to understand the purpose of WMU and its importance to the work of the church.

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How to Get a “Real Live” Missionary to Your Church

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Missionaries are the reason WMU exists. After all, “Missionary” is our middle name! Members of WMU have been learning about, praying for, and giving to missionaries for 130 years. Missionary stories prompt us to pray and give to missions.

Women’s Ministry Is Not the Enemy

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One of my favorite activities in college was being part of the women’s glee club. As a nonmusic major, this outlet gave me the opportunity to be part of something I loved while getting to know other women on campus I might not know.

Mentoring: Where Do I Begin?

Mentoring sometimes seems like a daunting task, doesn’t it? For both parties involved, it can be a little overwhelming to think about at first.

However, mentoring is actually biblical and necessary for a body of believers, and it doesn’t have to be burdensome at all.

Report on What God Is Doing through WMU

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When I was in journalism school, I was told, “Don’t tell me. Show me.” And no, I wasn’t majoring in broadcast journalism or photojournalism.

Connect with Others to Be a More Effective Leader

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The technology we have today is wonderful, isn’t it? When I enter Starbucks, I immediately connect with the wireless system. My car is equipped to sync with my phone so I can retrieve my contact list and make calls.

Show Love to MKs Transitioning to College in the US

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Throughout the summer, many International Mission Board workers will send their kids back to the United States to start college.

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