I am a part of a Christian tradition that has ordained women as elders since its inception during the American Holiness movement in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The first church in which I ever served as a pastor was founded by a female circuit rider who planted churches across west Texas and southeastern […]
In recent years I have been struck by how feminine communion is At the Last Supper Jesus says, “This is my body broken for you” & “This is my blood shed for you” and all of it is to bring about new life. How similar to what a mother can say to the baby she just […]
In this process of learning to preach it has been important to me to hear what other women preachers have to say. I’m sure that at some point I will read some more traditional books on the subject, but right now I’m hungry to hear the experiences of women. Here are some resources that have been helpful on the journey.
From the mailbox: “I’m leading a discussion for our small group at church about the difference between the egalitarian and complementarian views of women in church leadership and looking for a video to show…Any help you can give is much appreciated!” After sending this reader some ideas we set out to find more options. Here are 20 free audio (A) and video (V) resources that present biblical gender equality (egalitarianism) in a clear, compelling way, have high production quality, and are available for free online. You’re welcome!
Update 1/25/2020 This post was updated to reflect the current status of the resources named. In this post, we provide a list of 40+ blogs that regularly advocate for the egalitarian viewpoint. Some are new voices while others have a long history of advocacy. The groundswell of online support for the equality of men […]
Happy Summer to you all! Those who have been a part of the Junia community for a while might remember that Summer means the return of “Summer Links” where we share our favorite blog posts, events, resources, and podcasts from the egalitarian world each week.
Today I want to share a few of my favorite things from the past week. I hope you find them as enjoyable as I have!