Category: Women’s Ministry

Wanna Know What Women Want? Here’s One Answer.

Shortly after I found out I was pregnant, I joined a website designed to educate and accompany me through the pregnancy process. Like many of these sites, it sends me a weekly e-mail about my baby’s latest developmental milestones, as well as the ways my body is probably changing. The site also supplies women with…
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There Will Be Pain in Childbearing…and Hope

Until very recently, I have always read Genesis 3:16 in a very specific way. This is the famous (or infamous) verse in which God declares the consequences of Eve’s sin in the Garden. In it He states, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children.” To me, this…
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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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