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Melody Richeson
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  • Wichita, KS
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Ministry to Women
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Can anyone recommend a good conference or training event to help women who are in ministry better understand the issues women (college, or young adult single or married) are facing today and help…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Crabtree Dec 23, 2010.


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How do you participate in discipleship?
Mentor others one-on-one, Lead small groups or classes, Work in a parachurch ministry
To help you connect with others who have similar interests, what are the primary areas in which you’re interested in growing personally?
Prayer, Doing daily life in the company of God, Mentoring others
For those you disciple, what areas would you most like to see them grow?
Enjoying and relating to God, Prayer, Evangelism, Experiencing the Holy Spirit's power, Doing daily life in the company of God, Receiving God's healing from past wounds, Forgiving, Hearing God, Spiritual disciplines, Sexual purity, Following the leading of the Holy Spirit, Mentoring others
If you disciple others, in what areas would you like to share ideas, ask questions, and learn from other network members?
Discerning what topics or content to use, How to help a disciplee with personal issues
What book or resource (other than the Bible!) has impacted your Christian life the most?
The writings of Elisabeth Elliot, Corrie ten Boom, and C.S. Lewis

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What to Do in the Dessert?

 Sometimes I get discouraged.  I make plans but they don’t turn out quite as I had hoped or expected.  A friend disappoints me.  My job feels mundane.  In spite of praying and waiting (and occasional bouts of whining), I’m still single.  My body reminds me every day that I am indeed growing older and slowing down.   I long for more out of church.  More out of life.  Something richer.  More meaningful.  Less lonely.  I wonder, “Am I wasting my life?  Have I missed God’s purposes for…


Posted on February 12, 2011 at 7:23pm

Spike the Ball

Spike the Ball

A friend of mine thinks that we who do ministry need to learn to “spike the ball.” When football players finally get the ball into the end zone, they don’t stand around the goal post looking depressed, grumbling to one another about how many plays they had to run or talking about how they fumbled the ball on first down ten minutes

ago. No! They celebrate!…


Posted on December 3, 2010 at 10:00pm

Can I Really Disciple Someone?

I remember when I first began to understand that I wanted to give my life helping make disciples. I was introduced to the idea when I was still in high school. I began to grasp it and actually try to do it as a college student. I was captured by the vision of helping young men and women walk with God. It was a compelling life purpose; however, I often felt handicapped because I had never “been discipled.” Then, in my late twenties I went on staff with a collegiate ministry…


Posted on December 3, 2010 at 9:30pm

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