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Women in Ministry

Southern Baptist leaders, like Al Mohler, claim the “plain teaching of Scripture” says women should not preach to the gathered church. But upon examining his scriptural reasoning, one thing is clear: Mohler gets the Bible wrong. […] Read More

Certain fundamentalists often cite one verse to justify their ban on women preaching in church. It’s a common trick: Isolate a verse, declare it to be universal and offer one interpretation of the text as the “biblical position.” […] Read More

The trends in theological education don’t paint an inspiring picture for women when you focus on the numbers alone, but they aren’t the full story. Here are 6 reasons we must keep educating women for ordained ministry. […] Read More

Women’s leadership in the church has grown rapidly over the last few decades. However, for women, the pace of growth in theological education has slowed significantly. Check out these 8 trends. […] Read More

Many strongly worded statements have been issued since the reporting of hundreds of victims of sexual abuse within Southern Baptist churches. But it’s time we listen to the victims, mostly women, and allow them to find their voice. […] Read More

Women preaching aligns with Scripture and invites us to be more fully the body of Christ. Hearing different voices can spark the congregation’s imagination and sense of calling, particularly in the lives of young women. […] Read More

While the number of women applying for and exercising accredited ministry in Great Britain has steadily grown, many never set out to explore God’s calling of them. But the time for change has surely come. […] Read More

Arguing that women bring complementary gifts and styles to that of men continues to define women’s ministry in relation to men. Women should be in ministry simply because God calls them to be there. […] Read More

Should women serve as pastors in churches? For 50-plus years, I was sincerely certain I knew the answer only to discover I’d been heading in the wrong direction. Here’s what finally burst the bubble I had been inhabiting. […] Read More

It’s been a fast-paced 2018 for EthicsDaily, filled with extensive travel, new partnerships, launch of a new website, expanded readership and columnists and a shift to short-form documentaries. […] Read More