Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

King Lemuel’s Mother

15 reasons why I support women in church leadership

July 28th, 2013

There is only one verse in the entire Bible which appears to prohibit a woman from teaching a man and exercising authority. On the other hand there are many Bible verses which show that godly women did teach men and exercise authority. Here are 15 such women. Continue reading»

The Propriety of Bible Women with Authority

April 19th, 2013

“The scriptures … offer an impressive number of examples of women exercising social or political authority without raising any questions as to the propriety of that authority.” ~ Gordon Hugenberger
In this post I list approximately forty Bible women who were queens, leaders, teachers, and prophets, as well as ministry associates of the Apostle Paul. Who were these influential women? And how was their authority and ministry received by men? Continue reading»

King Lemuel’s Mother: The Other Proverbs 31 Woman

July 19th, 2012

King Lemuel’s mother is one of two women mentioned in Proverbs 31. These Bible women, and others, serve as models for godly women, especially those who teach. Continue reading»

Leading Together in the Home

June 19th, 2012

Leviticus 19:3 says: “Every one of you shall reverence his mother and father. . .” I decided to search for other verses that also mention “mother” first. What I found surprised me. Continue reading»

Bible Women with Spiritual Authority

October 12th, 2010

Some believe that it is only men who have been given spiritual authority by God. This article looks at a few Bible women who received authority from God. Continue reading»

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