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What you get when you call a clergywoman

Recently the Lewis Center for Church Leadership published a fantastic article about how congregations can welcome and support their female ministers. The piece speaks to some of the fears that search committees have when considering a woman for a ministry position. 574 more words

Sexist Professor

I had waited to go to seminary since I was thirteen years old.  It was my dream and I was ecstatic to start the journey towards ordained leadership. 973 more words


Audrey Assad and Sarah Bessey on Finding Their Voices

Audrey Assad – Witness

Although women are often excluded from teaching roles in complementarian churches that believe in “Biblical gender roles,” leading worship is one area often deemed appropriate and… 427 more words

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Into the Pulpit (Elizabeth H. Flowers)

(University of North Carolina Press, 2012)

In Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II, Texas Christian University professor Elizabeth Flowers provides remarkable insight into the recent history of Baptist life. 423 more words

Church History

 Rethinking Beliefs (Part 1)

One of the unspoken responsibilities of a pastor is to comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. This has been in my heart and head as I consider what has been taking place in my soul lately. 1,569 more words


The Disciples- Peter

Oh, Peter. Peter gives me hope that Jesus can love a sinner like me. Peter shows us that Jesus continually forgives us, strengthens us, and shows us more of Himself. 636 more words

Hope Shares a Vision

For several years, this vision has been floating from my heart to my head and back again. I have tried to ignore it and push it back from whence it came, because acting on it seemed superfluous. 375 more words

Staying In Hope