Women & Ministry Archives - Page 4 of 5 - Seedbed

What place does a woman have in the Kingdom of God? Kate Hilderbrandt what a vital role women have played in missions.
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How can an ancient book that seemingly condones slavery and patriarchy be considered a reliable source of truth? In today's video, Dr. Bill Arnold and Dr. Ben Witherington challenge the common assumption that the Bible condones these practices.

Often within a marriage, many churches teach that women should submit to the decisions of their husbands, even if the husband is making very wrong decisions. Women are encouraged that if they will submit and pray, God will honor this and intervene on their behalf.
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Should women be in leadership positions in the Church? Today Dr. Ben Witherington III offers scriptural support for women in leadership. He explains the "problem passages" and offers a Wesleyan perspective on the topic.
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In this video interview, Dr. Jo Anne Lyon sits down with Mark Benjamin and shares the stories of three women from the Wesleyan tradition that had deep impact on our movement.

Have you ever wondered how you might support women in the workplace and help make the business world more equitable for everyone? Helen Mitchell gives us the truth about the needs and challenges of women at work.

Brian LePort offers a book review of "Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era," a work for anyone interested in gender studies as well as the development of Christianity in the United States. This is truly a “history from below” telling the story of those that would be forgotten if society’s sexist inclinations were to be embraced.

“Some women were watching from a distance, including Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and Salome. When Jesus was in...