By Stephanie Walton, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. (Since the term “feminism” is such a controversial one, it’s worth defining before we get started. By “feminism,” I’m referring to the cultural conversation on empowering women to pursue the life they want – whether career, family, or both – in a manner … Read More
By Jonathan Merrit, originally posted at The Atlantic. An evangelical Christian and avowed feminist argues that God intends every woman to work. The final episode of Leave it To Beaver aired in June of 1963, but many conservative Christians still promote a vision of womanhood reminiscent of June Cleaver. When Tobin Grant, political-science professor at Southern Illinois University, … Read More
Mentoring and Supporting Women to Move into Levels of Leadership & Influence, featuring Dr. Karen Longman, originally posted on FULLER Studio. Dr. Karen Longman, co-editor of Women in Leadership in Higher Education, discussed women in leadership, including questions like: – Why does this topic still matter in 2015? – What are the challenges and barriers … Read More
An Era of Women as Institution Builders by Priscilla Pope-Levison, originally posted on FULLER Studio. With empty coffers and a faith promise, 30-year-old Mattie Perry opened the doors of Elhanan Training Institute in Marion, North Carolina, a sparsely populated farming community at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She confessed in her autobiography that … Read More
by Kathy Davie, originally posted on Designing Your Life “When you rest in mindful awareness, you are participating intimately in life as it is unfolding, seeing what happens, experimenting, allowing the original beauty and mystery of the world and of yourself to speak to you…” In our Designing Your Life for Women retreats, we weave … Read More
Why We Have too Few Women Leaders | Sheryl Sandberg, originally posted on TED, on YouTube. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
Gender Challenges in the Workplace | Denise Daniels, originally posted on the CenterFaithWork on Vimeo.
5 Tips for Becoming a More Missional Mom, originally posted on Verge Network. Video posted on Youtube. How can moms faithfully engage on mission in the midst of the time consuming responsibilities of parenting? In this short video, you’ll discover: The fuel for being a missional mom Why you need a community to be a … Read More
by Jennifer Anderson of Inter Varsity. Originally posted at Intervarsity.org. The words “missional” and “mom” aren’t usually paired together. As an InterVarsity alumna and author of The Missional Mom (Moody Publishers 2011), Helen has a passion for parenting that she wants to pass along to new moms and women looking to develop their lives as … Read More
April 18, 2017, originally published at Made to Flourish. A look at our “diverse perspectives” core value would not be complete without asking our pastors to consider the question, since more than half of our congregations are women, how are we pastors supporting them and their work? Click here to continue reading.