The following comments were made by Carolyn Spence in response to a very active discussion on simplechurch.com on the subject of women speaking in meetings. They illustrate what the last few blog posts have been trying to do. “This discussion has allowed freedom to develop in me, because it wasn't until I had to answer the claims… Read More
Here is the third and final part of John White speaking about women in leadership. Thank you, John, for taking the time to do this video for me! This ends the series I've been doing on this topic.
Here is the second part of John's talk!
I was talking with a group of women friends the other day and we were discussing how many men we know between us who are actively training and promoting women into leadership. The number is sadly very small. John White is one of those who is doing this. He is actively seeking for women apostolic… Read More
What part can the men play in this? If this is just a movement of women, it will by default become a feminist movement. This is not what we want. However, if the men will join is in promoting women and encouraging them to take their place alongside them on the frontlines, it will become… Read More
We have a chocolate Labrador wannabe named Sugar. Sugar used to frequently go AWOL to terrorize the local cat population. Our yard is fenced, and we have an automatic gate. Sugar used to lie in wait for a car to open the gate and would make her dash for freedom as the gate was within… Read More
Here's Tony again!
I am totally blessed to be married to someone who is completely supportive of women being able to do anything that God is calling them to within the Kingdom. A few weeks ago, a group of women came together to wait on God about this topic. One of the things the Lord showed us… Read More
Another Scripture that is used to “keep women in their place” comes in Genesis 2:18, God says “I will make a helper (ezer) fit for him (Adam).” Women have long been told that this is their role—to be a helper to men, there to serve them. It is an enlightening exercise, however, to look at the… Read More
In 1833, slavery was abolished in the British Empire. The person responsible for this immense change in society was William Wilberforce, who fought at times almost singlehandedly over many years to accomplish this feat. He was a committed Christian. Many of his antagonists, those who wanted to keep slavery in place, however, were also Christians. … Read More