At ChurchLeaders, we read A LOT of blogs.
So in our never-ending search for good content, we thought we’d share the wealth! The following list is a compilation of blogs we’ve found that equip women in ministry or leadership positions. And while this is by no means a complete list (nor is it a list exclusively for women), we hope you find these blogs helpful as you strive to bring your best to work, the home or the ministry.
Anne Graham Lotz – Anne is proof the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Her father, Billy Graham, called her “the best preacher in the family,” and he very well may be right. Anne’s heart for evangelism and the grace with which she shares the gospel is tempered with wisdom and experience.
Propel Women – Christine Caine is the founder of the A21 campaign and an avid supporter of women in leadership. Her blog features a refreshing mix of voices geared toward anyone seeking to hone their leadership skills.
A Holy Experience – Ann Voskamp is the author of the best-selling One Thousand Gifts. She writes about the holy pleasures of motherhood, living in a farming community, being rejuvenated in God’s presence and belonging to the body of Christ.
Lynette Lewis – Lynette has experience climbing the corporate ladder, pastoring a church with her husband and (more recently) being a mother. Her experience of waiting to get married until she was 40, coupled with her strong gift of leadership, makes her an authority on the subject of fulfilling your calling whatever your life circumstances may be.
Velvet Ashes – this blog is a collaboration of women who serve (or have served) overseas. Their mission is to encourage and support other women on the mission field.
The CBE Scroll – written by a variety of voices, this blog seeks to help all believers “exercise their God-given gifts with equal authority and equal responsibility in the church, home and world.”
Jenni Catron – Jenni is a leadership expert focused on helping others lead from their “extraordinary best.” Her blog is chock-full of well-founded advice on leadership and issues of faith.
Gindi Vincent – Gindi is an attorney and mother who lends her informed voice to the discussion of leadership, fashion and faith.
Red Tent Living – This lovely blog draws its content from a host of gifted writers and invites the reader to recharge after a long day’s work. The site’s purpose is to “reframe femininity,” and likens itself to a patchwork quilt.
Leading & Loving It – a blog dedicated to women in ministry positions and pastors’ wives, written by a variety of voices.
Lynne Hybels – Lynne and her husband, Bill, founded Willow Creek Community Church. Independent from the ministry of the church, Lynne works in the humanitarian arena in war-torn places like the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Her blog is a compelling mixture of faith and practical aid to those in need.
Margaret Feinberg – Margaret is a cancer survivor and author. Her blogs are encouraging to many and written through the lens of Scripture.
Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil – Dr. Brenda is all about reconciliation. Her blog discusses ways believers can reach across “party lines” and practice the ministry of reconciliation. Her writing is informed and diverse, and she even includes a post every Friday about five things from around the web that are worth thinking about.
Carolyn Custis James is the author of Half the Church and Malestrom. On her blog, Carolyn writes about gender issues, leadership and current events. Her perspective is grounded in Scripture and propelled by a desire to help others in the midst of our confusing culture.
Jen Hatmaker – Jen and her husband, Brandon, planted a church in Austin, TX. She is also the author of several books for women. Her down-to-earth, witty writing style is enjoyable to read while also being encouraging.
Sunday Women – This blog is a mother/daughter effort by Patsy Evans and Megan Hill. The heart behind this blog is to reach ministry women around the world.
Lysa Terkeurst – Lysa is the president of Proverbs 31 Ministries and an encourager of believers everywhere.
The Junia Project – This blog is written by “a volunteer community of women and men advocating for the inclusion of women in leadership in the Christian church and for mutuality in marriage.” The Junia Project’s contributors are diligent to base their posts in Scripture and to encourage both men and women in their roles of leadership.
Messenger International – Lisa and her husband, John Bevere, write to encourage women and men in their faith and their leadership abilities.
Going Beyond with Priscilla Shirer – the focus of Priscilla’s blog is “on the expository teaching of the Word of God,” and let me tell you: She and her contributors are good at it.
LifeWay Women’s Ministry with Chris Adams – this Lifeway blog features content from a host of writers with ministry experience.
Jamie the Very Worst Missionary – If you’re OK with a little colorful language now and then, and a completely raw account of being a missionary, Jamie’s blog is for you. She is concerned about hard issues like sex trafficking, addiction and helping people out of their messes. In other words: She’s hardcore (in a good way).
Mary DeMuth – Mary is a speaker, author and sexual abuse survivor who focuses on helping others be able to say “the old is gone—the new awaits.”
Authentic Intimacy – this blog is headed up by Dr. Juli Slattery and Linda Dillow, experts in the arena of sexuality. The Authentic Intimacy team seeks to equip women of all stages and walks of life reclaim God’s design for sexuality and intimacy.
Elisa Morgan – After serving as the CEO of MOPs for 20 years, Elisa knows how to lead and serve. She’s gathered a group of ministry-minded women to contribute to her blog, and what they have to say is awesome.