From March 10-12 in Grapevine, Texas, Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy hosted [Her] Story, an online and in-person gathering for women in ministry. The organization…
Tag: Women in Ministry
Why Did the Women Disciple the Men?
Back when it was “a different time” – in this case, just 1992 – the pastor warmed up our mens’ Bible study with, “Why…
Julia Foote and the Geography of Witness
What do you know of Zanesville, Ohio? History buffs might enjoy its distinct Y-shaped bridge or explore its history as part of the Underground…
Phoebe Palmer and the Day of Days
A while back, a well-known pastor made remarks about a female pastor that were distasteful and offensive. While respecting the pastor's different viewpoint knowing…
The Startling Poetry of Madeleine L’Engle
It is startling to encounter words that easily puncture what troubles us, in a moment aching for the holy iconoclasm of the poetry of Madeleine L’Engle.
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Discussing Theological Education on the Wesley Seminary Podcast
Theology matters; pastors and chaplains with robust appreciation for theology are well-positioned to engage.
Interview: Mary DeMuth Talks “We Too” with Carrie Carter
“There is a holy reckoning unfolding before us in the church.”
Suzanne Nicholson ~ Which Story Will You Tell?
And the soldiers—the protectors of civil order— decide to bury the truth. They take their bribe and the promise of protection from Pilate’s wrath, and they toe the party line. They protect the power of a broken world.But the women—the ones with little influence, the ones who are least likely to be believed—they run from the empty tomb with great joy. It is only as they are obedient to the angel’s command that Jesus himself appears to them.
Tammie Grimm ~ Keeping the Feast and the Fast
Mary Fletcher was the first woman John Wesley permitted to preach in the 1770s. Her journals, diaries, and letters embody the largest collection of Methodist papers in existence with the sole exception of John Wesley’s papers. There are times I’ve wondered if a Lenten fast is nullified by Easter feasting. But in reading Mary Fletcher’s journals, noting the ebb and flow with which she made entries, I understood her seasons of profuse writing were not negated by the seasons of terseness.
Don’t Miss She Leads: Church Together
This November, She Leads will be held at Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene and broadcast to multiple regional locations. The gathering is a Missio Alliance…