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Women in Ministry

The life and work of Molly T. Marshall, an influential Christian leader who will retire as president of Central Seminary in 2020, will be the subject of a multi-episode documentary podcast produced by EthicsDaily.com. […] Read More

Finding your voice as a preacher takes time. It can be more challenging for women who have fewer role models in the pulpit. How do you find your unique voice? Know yourself, play to your strength and preach the good news. […] Read More

A paper mosaic created during a Baptist conference on theological education reflected the path forward to stand against the oppression of women in Baptist churches until it is no longer a sticking point. […] Read More

When churches reach out for recommendations for pastoral candidates, certain candidates are recommended while others are not. It’s a system that disadvantages women and LGBTQ ministers. […] Read More

Baptist leaders from about 40 nations voted to affirm women in ministry and to condemn religious-based intolerance during the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance in the Bahamas last week. […] Read More

Baptists By the Sea

Representing 50 million Baptists around the globe, the Baptist World Alliance’s yearly meeting zeroed in on three themes: missions and evangelism, women in ministry, and the need for a theoretical and pragmatic hermeneutic. […] Read More

With plenary sessions examining and celebrating the role of women in ministry, the Baptist International Conference on Theological Education held earlier this month drew some 200 participants. […] Read More

The Southern Baptist Convention and Roman Catholic Church both believe in a male-only clergy and struggle with a clergy sex abuse crisis. Until they abandon patriarchy, they will never get a handle on sexual abuse. […] Read More

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