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You Are Needed
The church—the entire body of Christ—needs women leaders.
leading the flock. As a young woman, not seeing older women in leadership positions felt detrimental to my calling, my sex, and my identity. If there wasn
When You Feel Like You Can Never Do Enough
How to follow a sacrificial Savior without losing yourself in ministry
when they trusted Christ. For example, I had a promiscuous friend who radically changed her sex life, and a man I knew kicked a drug habit. But I didn
The Weight of Stress in Ministry
Women are three times as likely to experience depression.
The impact on our health may include high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, headaches, muscle tension or pain, chest pain, fatigue, changes in sex drive, stomach upset
My Difficult Past Makes Me a Better Leader
The very things I saw as weaknesses, I now see as strengths.
I once saw my past as a liability. I thought I had the wrong upbringing, the wrong ethnicity, and even the wrong sex. But God had a different plan. Now, my sex could be added to the list.
Easter Is Good News for Women Leaders
Though the world tells us we don’t matter or that we’re less-than, God clearly says otherwise.
Josephus said that even the witness of multiple women was not acceptable "because of the levity and boldness of their sex." Celsus, the second-century critic of Christianity, mocked the
Sister, You Are Not a Mistake
The church needs you and your gifts.
conferences with men as presenters and see the only woman on stage giggle when her husband tells the crowd of thousands how much he wants to go and have sex with his wife.
Leadership Without a Title
We can learn from the influential life of Sarah Edwards.
times, they outright resented him. Sarah was restricted from holding any position of authority in the church because of her sex. Yet, she managed to develop
The Habit of Keeping Divine Company
A warning against the overcrowded life
A recent study on the habits of cell phone users reveals disturbing trends: • 9 percent of US adults are using their smartphones while they have sex. • 35
We Are Called to Desire (Part 1)
4 unfounded fears that come with wanting
When I became a Christian late in high school, I had enough history of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll to understand that desire was the rogue member of the human personality that needed
The Year of Fear
How do we minister amid terrorist attacks, racial violence, and the most polarized election in memory?
Are they "married in the eyes of God" or "living in sin"? Other families are wanting to do what's right with a son or daughter who struggles with unwanted same-sex attraction.
Maybe this curse is also a blessing
Given that I'm still a decade or so from menopause, that's a lot of breakdowns on the horizon. I struggle with this manifestation of my gender (or, more accurately, my sex).
Food is the New Sex (Part 2)
Diet used to be a matter of personal preference and sexuality was governed by strict morality. What does that trend mean for pastors?