Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Worth Reading Wednesday

This week's posts join in the theme of Rachel Held Evans' blog this week:  One in Christ:  A Week of Mutuality.

#Mutuality2012 participants' posts

Hold Your Fire:  How to Raise Up Women Leaders by Jennie Allen on
"We are passionately dreaming behind closed doors. But we are all terrified to stand up and lead. We are afraid of being hated and equally afraid of being liked and followed, and we are trying to stay in love with Jesus enough to do it anyway."

The entire "Women in Ministry Series" on Ed Cyzewski's blog, In a Mirror Dimly.

Google results for "Women in Leadership"

Women's Service in the Church:  The Biblical Basis by N.T. Wright

Good News for Women by Rebecca Merrill Groothuis

How I Changed My Mind About Women in Leadership edited by Alan F. Johnson


Earning a Prophet's Wage said...

Women were the first Gospel Proclaimers. The men did not believe them about the empty tomb, but that does not mean that God did not both let them in on the gig first or use them as his witnesses. It only means the men have been slow to catch on to what God is doing with the women in Christian ministry from the start.


Kelly said...

Yep! I wrote about women proclaiming the gospel on Easter, I believe :D I called it "Who Says Women Can't Preach". You can either find it in that month's posts or probably check the label "women".