Posts tagged: Women In The Kingdom

Dr. David Turner: And now for something completely different on women in ministry...

By David Turner on March 6, 2019

Editor's Note: Today, we are reposting a piece originally published on Dr. David Turner's personal blog regarding our upcoming Talking Points conference on Justice + Unity and focusing on the experiences and perspectives of women. We are hoping for a robust conversation on April 16th among all sides of the theological discussion on this topic, and we're grateful for Dr. Turner's biblically reliable…

Haven't Women Always Been Influential in the Church?

By Darrell Yoder on March 11, 2019

As we conclude our "Justice + Unity" series on April 16, and as we explore the biblical vision for women in God's kingdom, we will also take up the question of church history. How have women been influential in the history of the church?

Dr. Lynn Cohick will engage this question based on her book, co-written with Dr. Amy Brown Hughes, "Christian Women in the Patristic World: Their Influence, Authority…

How Do You Recognize and Encourage Women in Their Careers?

By Darrell Yoder on March 13, 2019

The goal of our Justice + Unity series has been to understand more deeply the biblical teaching and practice around justice and unity so that we might move toward greater healing in a fractured church. Our next conference on April 16, focusing on women, will explore a number of topics related to the church's vision and ministries for women. If you haven't registered yet, I hope you will join us. Click…

Can We Move Toward Healing in a #MeToo, #ChurchToo Moment?

By Darrell Yoder on March 18, 2019

We are in a remarkable moment in our society. Over the past couple of years, the #metoo movement has advocated for the need for women to speak up and be heard when they've experienced sexual assault. It seems that many women are feeling freer and more confident to share their stories, and it seems many men are realizing just how unaware they have been. Personally, I relate to one pastor's journey who…

Warriors of the Kingdom

By Susan Burner on April 15, 2019

Editor's Note: In today's post, Susan Burner offers a compelling preview of our upcoming Talking Points conference on justice and unity through the lens of women's experience and perspective. She reviews a book by one of our speakers, Carolyn Custis James, highlighting many of the key questions we will explore. The conference is tomorrow (Tuesday, April 16). If you haven't registered yet, you still…