A fresh approach to the hot-button topic of women in ministrybased on his study of a key word for “teaching” in the New Testament―an activity often thought to be prohibited to women―and on various other kinds of public speaking in which women in Scripture clearly participated, scholar John Dickson builds a case for women preachers.
Hearing Her Voice, Revised Edition: A Case for Women Giving Sermons Fresh Perspectives on Women in Ministry - This expanded edition of hearing Her Voice, published originally as a short ebook, presents an entirely new and convincing biblical argument.
Jesus, Justice, and Gender Roles: A Case for Gender Roles in Ministry Fresh Perspectives on Women in MinistryZondervan - Yet she came to adopt the view that men and women have different roles in marriage and ministry, and that fulfilling such roles pleases God and leads to greater personal fulfillment. In this unapologetic but nuanced piece, Keller presents a caring and careful case for biblical gender differences and the complementarian view of women in ministry.
. Readers on both sides of this hot-button topic will be challenged by her ministry-tested and thoroughly Scriptural perspective. At the same time, she encourages women to teach and lead in the church in ways that may startle some complementarians. At one point in her life, author and co-founder of Redeemer Presbyterian Church Kathy Keller sought pastoral ordination.
Jesus, Justice, and Gender Roles: A Case for Gender Roles in Ministry Fresh Perspectives on Women in Ministry - Zondervan.
Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts: A Case for Gender Equality in Ministry Fresh Perspectives on Women in MinistryZondervan - Zondervan. Taking a stand over the gender-issue divide Author and New Testament scholar Michael Bird was formerly in favor of distinct gender roles in ministry, a viewpoint commonly called “complementarianism. But inconsistencies in practice and careful biblical study convinced him to rethink his position.
Originally published as a short ebook, bourgeois babes, and Bobby Haircuts offers an engaging, Bossy Wives, incisive perspective on biblical gender equality and the egalitarian view―a preference for allowing women to hold teaching and leadership positions in ministry. While bird is now egalitarian, he nevertheless strikes a respectful tone toward those in his previous camp, seeking to craft a perspective that both values women and upholds biblical differences between the sexes.
Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts: A Case for Gender Equality in Ministry Fresh Perspectives on Women in Ministry - Humorous and hard-hitting, Bird will challenge readers on both sides of the gender-issue divide. Zondervan.
Neither Complementarian nor Egalitarian: A Kingdom Corrective to the Evangelical Gender DebateBaker Academic - Baker Academic. Zondervan. Blomberg and an afterword by Lynn H. The book includes a foreword by Craig L. Zondervan. She brings fresh biblical exegesis to bear on our cultural situation, presenting an alternative way to move the discussion forward based on a corporate perspective and on kingdom values. Michelle lee-barnewall critiques both sides of the debate, challenging the standard premises and arguments and offering new insight into a perennially divisive issue in the church.
While both perspectives have much to contribute, the discussion has reached a stalemate. Regarding gender relations, the evangelical world is divided between complementarians and egalitarians. Cohick.
Two Views on Women in Ministry Counterpoints: Bible and TheologyZondervan Academic - Zondervan. Zondervan Publishing Company. Baker Academic. This book furnishes you with a clear and thorough presentation of the two primary views on women in ministry so you can better understand each one’s strengths, weaknesses, and complexities. Counterpoints books address two categories: Church Life and Bible and Theology.
What does the bible say about women’s roles in the church? With pros and cons on either side of a heated, ongoing debate, no definitive conclusions have emerged. This revised edition of the book brings the exchange of ideas and perspectives into the traditional Counterpoints format. Each author states his or her case and is then critiqued by the other contributors.
Two Views on Women in Ministry Counterpoints: Bible and Theology - Each view—egalitarian equal ministry opportunity for both genders and complementarian ministry roles differentiated by gender—is represented by two contributors. Complete your library with other books in the Counterpoints series. The fair-minded, interactive counterpoints forum allows you to compare and contrast the two different positions, and to form your own opinion concerning the practical and often deeply personal issue of women in ministry.
The counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. Zondervan.
How I Changed My Mind about Women in Leadership: Compelling Stories from Prominent EvangelicalsZondervan Academic - This book features a number of autobiographical accounts as to how various persons have come to change their minds about women in leadership. Zondervan Publishing Company. Baker Academic. Zondervan. Well-known evangelical leaders—individuals and couples, males and females from a broad range of denominational affiliation and ethnic diversity—share their surprising journeys from a more or less restrictive view to an open inclusive view that recognizes a full shared partnership of leadership in the home and in the church based on gifts not gender.
Zondervan. How i changed my mind about women in leadership offers a positive vision for the future of women and men together as partners of equal worth without competitiveness in the work of equipping this and the next generation of Christian disciples for the ‘work of ministry’ and service in the Kingdom of God.
Reappearing Church: The Hope for Renewal in the Rise of Our Post-Christian CultureMoody Publishers - Zondervan. What if the rise of secularism is good news for the church?For decades, politics, we set our hopes on technology, and the appearance of peace. Zondervan Publishing Company. But throughout history these periods of decline traditionally precede powerful spiritual renewal—and even revival. Zondervan.
But now as our technology ensnares and isolates us, and our cultural decline continues to accelerate, our politics threaten to tear us apart, people are understandably distressed. Baker Academic. We wanted to believe we were headed somewhere better—that progress was happening. What if all the bad news in this world is actually good news for the church? Discover why there’s reason to be wildly hopeful and how to prepare yourself and your church to be a part of renewal now and in the future.
The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in RacismZondervan - Starting today. An acclaimed, timely narrative of how people of faith have historically--up to the present day--worked against racial justice. A call that challenges black and white Christians alike to standup now and begin implementing the concrete ways Tisby outlines, all for a more equitable and inclusive environment among God's people.
You will be guided in thinking through concrete solutions for improved race relations and a racially inclusive church. The color of compromise:takes you on a historical, immediate actionis a perfect book for pastors and other faith leaders, students, sociological, courageous, book clubs, the victories of the Civil Rights era, history lovers, and the strides of today's Black Lives Matter movementReveals the cultural and institutional tables we have to flip in order to bring about meaningful integrationCharts a path forward to replace established patterns and systems of complicity with bold, non-students, and religious journey: from America's early colonial days through slavery and the Civil WarCovers the tragedy of Jim Crow laws, small group studies, and all lifelong learnersThe Color of Compromise is not a call to shame or a platform to blame white evangelical Christians.
The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in Racism - Equal parts painful and inspirational, it details how the American church has helped create and maintain racist ideas and practices. Baker Academic. Zondervan Publishing Company. And a call for urgent action by all Christians today in response. Zondervan. The color of compromise is both enlightening and compelling, telling a history we either ignore or just don't know.
The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of DistractionIVP Books - Habits form us more than we form them. As you embark on these life-giving practices, you will find the freedom and rest for your soul that comes from aligning belief in Jesus with the practices of Jesus. Zondervan. The common rule offers four daily and four weekly habits, designed to help us create new routines and transform frazzled days into lives of love for God and neighbor.
But because our habits are the water we swim in, they are almost invisible to us. Justin earley provides concrete, doable practices, such as a daily hour of phoneless presence or a weekly conversation with a friend. The modern world is a machine of a thousand invisible habits, busy, forming us into anxious, and depressed people.
The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction - Zondervan Publishing Company. They have been lived out by people across all walks of life―businesspeople, professionals, students, parents, retirees―who have discovered new hope and purpose. These habits are “common” not only because they are ordinary, but also because they can be practiced in community.
Zondervan. Baker Academic. What can we do about it? the answer to our contemporary chaos is to practice a rule of life that aligns our habits to our beliefs.
The Emotionally Healthy Leader: How Transforming Your Inner Life Will Deeply Transform Your Church, Team, and the WorldZondervan - Baker Academic. Zondervan. Do you feel too overwhelmed to enjoy life, building teams, influencing others, powerless to change your environment?In The Emotionally Healthy Leader, planning and decision making, yet not making an impact? Have you ever felt stuck, inner life with Christ, unable to sort out the demands on your time? Are you doing your best work as a leader, bestselling author Peter Scazzero shows leaders how to develop a deep, creating healthy culture, examining its profound implications for surviving stress, and much more.
Going beyond simply offering a quick fix or new technique, The Emotionally Healthy Leader gets to the core, beneath-the-surface issues of uniquely Christian leadership. Zondervan. This book is more than a book you will read; it is a resource you will come back to over and over again. Zondervan Publishing Company.
The Emotionally Healthy Leader: How Transforming Your Inner Life Will Deeply Transform Your Church, Team, and the World - Zondervan.
Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle's Vision for Men and Women in ChristBaker Academic - Zondervan. Westfall interprets passages on women and men together and places those passages in the context of the Pauline corpus as a whole. A coherent pauline theology of genderrespected New Testament scholar Cynthia Long Westfall offers a coherent Pauline theology of gender, which includes fresh perspectives on the most controverted texts.
Zondervan. Zondervan. As westfall explores the significance of Paul's teaching on both genders, she seeks to support and equip males and females to serve in their area of gifting. She offers viable alternatives for some notorious interpretive problems in certain Pauline passages, promotes discussion, reframing gender issues in a way that stimulates thinking, and moves the conversation forward.
Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle's Vision for Men and Women in Christ - Baker Academic. Zondervan Publishing Company.