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Women in Ministry

While some moderate Baptist churches will hire women to fill their pulpits from time to time, women are far from welcome as ministers in too many congregations – even so-called ‘moderate’ churches. […] Read More

Tonya Easterly Vickery, co-pastor of Cullowhee Baptist Church in Cullowhee, North Carolina, is the subject of the second short film in a series focusing on female Baptist pastors. It premieres online Nov. 9. […] Read More

Our inherited biases can lead us to faulty conclusions and questionable actions. It’s how some Christians have used the Bible to justify slavery and subjugate women. Every one of us, no matter how enlightened, still has work to do. […] Read More

Designed and led by women, the Nevertheless She Preached conference celebrated the voices of women in the pulpit, urged participants to hear other minority voices and countered patriarchalism, racism, sexism and classism. […] Read More

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