Last weekend I spoke at ‘Binti Sayuni’ (Daughters of Zion), a ministry to girls run by one of the student fellowship leaders at St John’s, Lizzy. It’s her personal ministry rather than coming under the umbrella of the chaplaincy but I think it’s fantastic and am keen to support her. […]
This is the first installment of a two book review. Both books are from publisher Christian Focus (the same one that published Feminine Threads). The first, I am My Sister’s Keeper by Denise George, addresses Christian women about ‘reaching out to wounded women’. The second, No More Hurting by Gwen Purdie, […]
If we weren’t going to Africa, my dream job would probably be to be a women’s pastor at a church. Here are 3 things that I think are important for churches and 3 things that are essential for the ministry.
I spoke at the women’s retreat for our Melbourne church last weekend. The topic was ‘The Psalms and Emotional Life’. These talks are a little different from sermons at church, mainly owing to the fact that it’s a smaller crowd and the retreat atmosphere is more relaxed than a Sunday service. […]
When I blogged on Women Only Communities I mentioned a paper I was intending to read on the place of women in Muslim societies. The author uses both her experiences of living in the Middle East for 20 years and scholarship to ask how understanding this might help in the evangelism […]
I recently read Cathy’s thoughts about women’s ministry, asking if we build women’s ministry around leisure, in danger of becoming idle, 1 Tim 5 women. Wendy commented on a related post to say that sometimes that’s the only way to do women’s ministry because if kids are under foot, it’s […]
Some time ago I reviewed Practical Theology for Women. By His Wounds You Are Healed is the second offering from Wendy Horger Alsup and she kindly sent me a copy so that I could review it as well! ‘By His Wounds’ straddles genre in the sense that it’s more than a […]