Category: Women’s Ministry

Escape from the Tower

On Tuesday night I spoke to a women’s group at church about one of my favorite passages for women: the Armor of God. Whenever I read Ephesians 6:10-20 I like to think of myself as a mighty woman warrior for God! (And not in the dogmatic, “attack people with proof-texted Bible verses” sense, but in…
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Some Thoughts on Empowering Evangelical Women

As you can probably tell, it’s been one of those weeks! Sorry I haven’t been on here since last week–life has been busy, but busy with good things. This week I want to share an interesting tidbit from my academic research that may have implications for evangelical women. I say “may” because more research is…
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What Are Women Free to Do?

What are women free to do? I’ve been thinking about that question a lot lately. Depending on where you’re standing, this question can sound like a loaded one. For some, it is a political question. For others, an ecclesiological one. I have been thinking about it from a different angle altogether. Over the last few…
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Missional Tunnel Vision

This month I’ve been wrapping up my summer schoolwork with an independent study of feminist theology, and I have really loved it! My research has been educational, thought-provoking, and personally challenging, which is exactly what I was hoping it would be. As I have explored the history of feminism and its relationship to Christian theology,…
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A Lesson from Peter’s Wife

Did you know that Peter was married? I’m sure I learned this fun fact at some point during seminary, but I had forgotten about it until this week when my pastor mentioned it. Peter’s wife doesn’t enjoy much remembrance because she doesn’t appear directly in Scripture. In fact, the only biblical reference to Peter’s marital…
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