Tag Archives: women in ministry

Sermon: Who is welcome? Foreigners and women

Why is the story read this way? Because if this is not the story of a mincing and coy harlot who is trying to distract Jesus from her sins, then what we have here is a story of Jesus seriously engaging with a foreign woman who asks a theological question. Continue reading

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Sermon: Putting it all together

The journey to faith isn’t instantaneous and it isn’t simply a matter of reading and understanding the Scriptures. Faith comes from the disciples’ encounters with the risen Jesus, in which everything they’ve heard and learned is integrated with what they’ve experienced. Continue reading

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Sermon: International Women’s Day and Mary of Bethany

Religions and churches that believe that history and tradition tell us that women can’t be religious leaders are failing to see one of the new things that God has done. Continue reading

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