Three times this past week I’ve been in online conversations where a person has stated that women were not leaders or elders in early churches. Was this really the case? Continue reading»
Women Church Leaders
We tend to underestimate the ministry of Philip’s four daughters; the early church writers didn’t make that mistake. They recognised them as prophets and associated them with apostles and bishops. Continue reading»
This short article looks at how the Greek word kuria (“lady”) is used in a few ancient letters, and how this usage helps us to understand the “chosen lady” in John’s second letter. (500 words) Continue reading»
Who were Euodia and Syntyche (Philippians 4:2-3)? Were they leaders of the Philippian church?
Early Church Father John Chrysostom seemed to think so. [1500 words] Continue reading»
Can you name a woman who is called a pastor in the New Testament?
Can you name a man who is called a pastor in the New Testament? [500 words] Continue reading»
John addressed his second letter “to the chosen lady and to her children”. Who this “chosen lady” was. Was her name Electa, Kyria, Martha, or Mary? Was she a mother, a church, or a house church leader? Continue reading»