If asked can women be pastors, many will immediately and without hesitation say, “No they can’t. Paul tells us quite clearly in 1 Tim 3:1-7, that eldership is male only.” The question is, does he? Wanting to be those governed by the Word, we turn to our Bibles and read and note the frequent male … Continue reading Bible translations & women pastors 2
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BIBle translations and women elders/pastors
Translation is important when it comes to understanding the scriptures. And this has a bigger impact on the subject of women in ministry than we may realise. There are many good, even very good, translations available to us today. We are spoilt by the choices we have; the NKJV, NRSV, NIV, ESV, CSB, MEV, NLT, … Continue reading BIBle translations and women elders/pastors
The Role of Women in the church and a “Beautiful Union”
Richard Burgess, 10.03.2023 The role of women (and correspondingly men) continues to be a big issue as evidenced by the way it has hit Twitter again this week. Following a prerelease portion, then a chapter of the book, "Beautiful Union: How God’s Vision for Sex Points Us to the Good, Unlocks the True, and (Sort … Continue reading The Role of Women in the church and a “Beautiful Union”
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Free on Kindle – Exploring the Role of Women in the Church
Free for a day. My book, Exploring the Role of Women in the Church is available free for a day on Kindle. Scripture says that God has poured out His Spirit on all flesh, both male and female, and they shall prophesy. Prophecy was speaking forth God's word. What's more he doesn't qualify the measure … Continue reading Free on Kindle – Exploring the Role of Women in the Church