“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up.” (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10)
Women’s ministry is such a beautiful gift. It’s a place where women of all different backgrounds can come together for friendship and fellowship, and can be encouraged in their walk with the Lord.
Or, at least, that’s the goal.
A lot of women I know, however, have been hurt by or disappointed in their WM experience. They’ve been judged, excluded, or left spiritually empty. In some cases, women’s ministry has left these women with a wrong impression of the Lord. Through the actions of women’s groups, these ladies felt like the Lord was out-of-date, overly-harsh, and uncaring.
To keep women coming to church, we need to revamp our ministries and give them the friendship (with other women and with God) they crave. To help get our WM back on track, here are 10 things women’s ministry should stop doing right now.
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