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

Women Disciples

Did Jesus address only men in Luke 14:25-27?

September 17th, 2016

In Luke 14:25-27 Jesus said that his disciples have to hate their father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters. A reader asks, “Was Jesus speaking to only men here?” 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»

Was Jesus Poor?

March 17th, 2012

Was Jesus poor? Lately a few verses have come to mind which make me think that Jesus was not as poor as I have previously been led to believe. [800 words] Continue reading»

Ben Witherington on “Jesus and Women”

November 23rd, 2010

Watch Ben Witherington III (Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky) talk to Simon Smart from the Centre for Public Christianity, about the revolutionary nature of Jesus’ (and Paul’s) treatment of women. [video] Continue reading»

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