April Motl is a pastor’s wife who loves to laugh, loves her man, loves to talk on the phone entirely too long and most of all, loves her Lord. Collaborating with the efforts of her husband Eric, the two of them share a ministry dedicated to bringing God’s Word into the everyday lives of married couples, men and women. April has been privileged through her own church and ministry outside her local body to share God's Word with women ranging in ages and stages, across denominations, and walks of life. April is a graduate from Southern California Seminary and has written for Just Between Us Magazine, Dayspring's (In)courage, and The Secret Place and also writes regularly for crosswalk.com, iBelieve.com and Women's Ministry Tools. For more information, visit Motl Ministries at: www.MotlMinistries.com
Women’s ministries are struggling today with how to reach younger women. What worked for the last generation isn’t working for this new generation of women. So where do you start and what is it that these women are really seeking?
One thing that continues to emerge is that these younger women are looking for connection through relationships. They want a place to be real, to be heard, to be loved. A very crucial part to fruitful ministry is positioning our lives to be useful, to be an influence in the hearts and lives of others. Here are some practical tips for giving your H.E.A.R.T. away to the younger women in your life and ministry:
Hospitality – opening the door of your home will open the “heart door” of many!
Offer your home for:
Encouragement – the priceless treasure that doesn’t cost a penny! Bless a young woman with:
Authenticity – the unpretentiousness that gives others freedom to be themselves. Be “real” by:
Resources – your arsenal of God-taught wisdom. Share truth by:
Time – a gift of true sacrifice that will prove your love to others. Give your time by: