Learning to thrive in the new life Jesus offers us – 2 Corinthians 5:16-17

Mary Magdalene

Women and Theology: Jesus said to her . . .

March 27th, 2016

Jesus talked about theology with women, a life-giving, vital theology. He answered their theological questions which answered their deepest needs, and he equipped them to talk theology to others. Continue reading»

Apostles in the New Testament Church

July 20th, 2014

In this article I look at the men and women who were apostles in the New Testament church, and at their qualifications. I also look at what they did as apostles. Continue reading»

What the Bible says about Mary the Magdalene

May 26th, 2014

This article looks at Mary Magdalene, and especially at what “Magdalene” might mean. Does it refer to Mary’s home town? Was it her nick-name? Or does it imply that Mary was a prostitute? Continue reading»

Jesus had many female followers – many!

March 14th, 2014

I had imagined that only a few women accompanied Jesus during his ministry and only a few were with him at his crucifixion, but the gospel writers state that there were many women with Jesus – many! Continue reading»

The Apostolic Ministry of Gospel Women

January 18th, 2014

John the Evangelist chose his words carefully when describing the ministry of certain apostolic women in his Gospel, women such as Mary Magdalene. [500 words] Continue reading»

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»

Who will roll away the stone?

April 1st, 2013

Mary Magdalene and some other women knew a large stone had been rolled in front of the entrance to the tomb where Jesus’ body had been laid. They went to the tomb anyway. [300 words] Continue reading»

Equality and Unity in Ministry: 1 Corinthians 12

March 30th, 2013

In this message for Resurrection Sunday 2013, I look at Paul’s statements of equality and unity in ministry from 1 Corinthians chapter 12, including his instruction to give greater honour to those lacking it. 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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