Author: Wendy Wilson

Pursuing Partnership: New Insights on Timeless Texts – Week 3

The Historical Research of Dr Sandra Glahn: “Church History: What Do We Learn about Women in Public Ministry?” A note from Wendy Wilson, Women’s Development Track, Exec Dir: We often assume in modern evangelical circles that women in public ministry and/or leadership is a capitulation to worldly culture, specifically the feminist movement of the 1960s. […]

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Pursuing Partnership: Profile – Dr Sandra Glahn

Leadership Profile: An Interview with Dr Sandra Glahn by Wendy Wilson, Missio Nexus, Mission Advisor for Development of Women Over the next few months we will continue our weekly Pursuing Partnership series with an exploration of the impact of new archeological/historical/social discoveries related to first-century culture – especially as it relates to understanding the context […]

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Pursuing Parternship, Part 28: Angie Bentley – Engaging “Hidden” Women

Pursuing Partnership, Part 28: Angie Bentley – Engaging our “Hidden” Women By Rebecca Hopkins, Paraclete Mission Group http://www.rebeccahopkins.org Some women in missions are slipping through the cracks. Here’s what helps. It’s a common scenario. A husband-wife team joins a ministry. In the beginning, she’s involved, has her own calling, and is part of a ministry […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 11

Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 11  The Return of the EZER By Carolyn Custis James In 2003, Sister Grace Remington’s drawing of Eve and Jesus’ mother Mary went viral. She portrays Eve, her head down in remorse, the serpent coiled around her leg.  In one hand she clutches the forbidden fruit; the other […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 10

Pursuing Partnership: Men & Women in Ministry The Blessed Alliance – Week 10 In the School of Rabbi Jesus (continued) By Carolyn Custis James We learn about the Blessed Alliance as we look at Jesus’ life and relationships with women. Relationship language in the New Testament in far more about brothers/sisters than about husbands/wives. Mary, […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 9

Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 9 In the School of Rabbi Jesus By Carolyn Custis James In October 2012 a masked Taliban gunman boarded a school bus transporting young Pakistani girls home from school. He demanded, “Who is Malala?” Then he shot 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai in the head. Miraculously, Malala survived to continue […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 8

Pursuing Partnership: Men & Women in Ministry The Blessed Alliance – Week 8 Dividing Wall Demolition – Ruth, Naomi, Boaz By Carolyn Custis James The myriad of painful and divisive realities in current times makes the notion of a Blessed Alliance among God’s image bearers seem preposterous. And yet, it does happen. Even under the […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 7

Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 7 The Genesis of Patriarchy By Carolyn Custis James An obstetrical nurse who served in India recalled that, “When a son was born, a deafening jubilant celebration exploded from family and friends.” However, when the newborn was a girl, in place of noisy celebrating, there was only a […]

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