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Feeling Anonymous in Ministry
The power of being seen, recognized, and named.
We would then turn and take a picture of the men as well. I walked into the living room, marched up to my mom, and boldly proclaimed, “My name is Jason and I'm going with the men.”.
Band of Sisters
How I moved from a lone ranger to intentionally amplifying the work of other women leaders
All of a sudden, it didn't feel like an honorable thing to be alone. I needed to know others who followed the same path—and not just other men. I needed to find some women.
Six Tips for Taking Center Stage
Make a smooth transition from associate to lead pastor.
Work, and peoples' demands, will expand to fill all your time. Women, more than men, tend to let that happen, feeling more guilt for not doing what we perceive is needed.
Love Thy (Immigrant) Neighbor
Women leaders play a unique role in helping refugees and immigrants settle into the community.
children, and feeding her family. Second, an immigrant woman will likely not respond, or be permitted to respond, to men trying to help her. Third, it is the
Overlooked: When Women Are Passed Over for Leadership
Research suggests a reason for this phenomenon beyond the glass ceiling.
We commonly misinterpret displays of confidence as a sign of competence, we are fooled into believing that men are better leaders than women. … The
You Are Needed
The church—the entire body of Christ—needs women leaders.
There's a place for all women and men, girls and boys, who come and gather around the table. There's room enough for all of us. Men and women who are your same age and stage.
Top 16 Articles of 2016
A snapshot of what we're all about.
You can see that we haven't shied away from any hard topics—like working with men, ministering to people who don't like you, and sexism in the church.
Ladies Who Lunch—with Men
Do your coworkers follow the Billy Graham Rule?
Ladies Who Lunch—with Men. Do your coworkers follow the Billy Graham Rule? Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. Four months into
Making Space for Women Leaders in the Church
The day my bubble burst about women in ministry.
representation. In light of this, I had always operated under the assumption that women and men can be equally legitimate manifestations of God in this world.
The Problem with Self-Esteem
God offers a better way.
It turns out this is a real struggle for many women. “It's a very small difference,” Neff says, “but it's consistent: Women tend to be less self-compassionate than men.” According to her
Rise Above the Double Standard
Women leaders are forced to find an impossible golden mean between too much and not enough.
Two men had listened in to a discussion between two women and their takeaway was that we'd had a catfight. Take over the hospitality ministry, but don't ask men to bake.
Trusting God When the Future Is Unknown
Will we enter God’s Promised Land for us in full faith?
And now 12 men—one from each tribe of Israel—were selected to check out the land and return with a report (Numbers 13). These men had undoubtedly witnessed miracles.
Female Insights into the Christmas Story
Women bring unique perspectives when they teach the Word of God.
In the past, I would have shied away from sharing these aspects of the text out of fear I would come across as “too feminine” or that the men in the audience wouldn't be able to relate.
Five Ways to Respond to Mansplaining
You’ve been invited to the table for a reason, and your team needs to hear what you have to say.
The prevalence of the manologue is deeply rooted in the fact that men take, and are allocated, more time to talk in almost every professional setting. Men expound.
Encourage More Women to Lead
Regardless of theology, we need to empower more women to use their gifts in the local church.
In some theological frameworks, there are roles that only men can fill. In this case, it's important to be consistent and live out your theological convictions.
How to Minister to People Who Don’t Like You
Eight tips to love the hard-to-love.
Men and women, singles and couples, and children of all ages joined the church. Small groups were formed for everyone: men, women, children, singles, and couples.
Only In a Small Church: Sometimes You Gotta Kill Cockroaches
Principles that make sense in a big church don't always work in a smaller one.
I'm the senior dude at a small church and I've been busy fixing a leak in the men's bathroom. His men's room reference was certainly tongue-in-cheek, but it was probably true, too.
Bravely Live Out Your Calling
Joan of Arc is a prophetic witness for us all.
Charles. Jehanne, or, as she is now known, Joan of Arc, radically impacted European history and has inspired men, women, and children for generations.
Don't Be That Woman
Culture wants to caricaturize women leaders. But God sees us in a different light.
And yet, these tactics remain in less obvious ways. Their subtlety today actually makes them more dangerous, and they continue to have real effects on women and men.
An Open Letter to Young Women Leaders
The glory of God is man—and woman—fully alive.
that make you you. He's given you specific gifts and spectacular talents that mark you unique from all of the men and women around you. Now if that