As you begin to explore Tools for Leadership, our hope is that you will rediscover information you have heard before and discover new information and ideas. We hope that what you learn here will take you on a continuing journey of boldly seeking new ways of ministry to, with, for and by women, remembering that the ministry women do is not bound by structure.

“The legacy left by our foremothers is not the structure we celebrate. It is the commitment to the mission that always calls for transformation and a willingness to risk doing what needs to be done in our time to do the mission.”

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Monday Moments – March 30

As I write this, I am in Day 5 of Oregon’s mandated #StayHomeStaySafe efforts. My husband, Jay, who is in the later stage of Alzheimer’s,…

Monday Moments – March 23, 2020

“So speak encouraging words to one another. Build up hope so you’ll all be together in this, no one left out, no one left behind….

Monday Moments – March 16, 2020

Do Not Be Afraid   “It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; He will not leave you or forsake…

Monday Moments – March 9, 2020

Amazing Love   It’s amazing how clear the sky and the air is after a storm. The sun shines so bright. The air smells so…

Monday Moments – March 2, 2020

Lessons in the Midst of the Storm   I can remember being in the midst of my first Midwest storm… It was one of those…

Monday Moments – February 24, 2020

You Are Enough!   Siblings in Christ, I am writing to inform you, and me that we are enough! Has anyone told you lately, that…

Monday Moments – February 17, 2020

The Hand that guides the Heart that prays I love the month of February because, like December everyone is displaying love! Flowers, candy and gifts…

Monday Moments – February 10, 2020

P.U.S.H. Through Many of us are familiar with the acronym PUSH, pray until something happens. Often, we stop praying before the something actually happens. It…

Monday Moments – January 27, 2020

Use Your Weapon Praise is the weapon that God has given us to defeat the enemy. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 tells us to give thanks in…

Monday Moments – January 20, 2020

Your Life is an Offering “So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life- your sleeping, eating, going-to-work,…

Monday Moment – January 13, 2020

All Things Work Together for Good My favorite scripture is Romans 8:28. It states that all things are working together for the good for those…

Monday Moment – January 6, 2020

Working While We Wait “I don’t mind waiting. I don’t mind waiting, I don’t mind waiting on you, Lord.”   This is one of my…

Monday Moment – December 23, 2019

 “The Present of Presence” This week’s lectionary Gospel text is Matthew 1:18-25, which describes the birth of Jesus. In Matthew’s Gospel, he is clear from…

Monday Moment December 16, 2019

“It All Matters” Let’s consider a few facts to begin. 1) This week’s lectionary Gospel text (Matthew 11:2-11) is a familiar one. We hear it…

Monday Moments – December 9, 2019

I WILL and I DO It’s Monday again, and I thought we would explore the moment or moments we all said, “I will or I…

Monday Moments – December 2, 2019

Wait… Are You Serious?!?! The Advent season began yesterday with the candle of hope, which represents the expectation felt in anticipation of the coming Messiah….

Monday Moments – November 25, 2019

God is so good. Yes He is. 1Timothy 1:12-13 (MSG) “I’m so grateful to Christ Jesus for making me adequate to do this work. He…

Monday Moments – November 18, 2019

What is God Calling You to? Acts 9: 36-43 How beautiful it is to be a Disciple of Jesus who is the Christ and Son…

Monday Moments – November 11, 2019

It’s the little things… In this season of thanksgiving and gratefulness … it’s the little things that remind me of God’s goodness. Love and family,…

Monday Moments – November 4, 2019

Monday Moments with your DWM Executive Committee   Click HERE  to read the first Monday Moment by Alishah Hardway, Member at Large