Resources on Womanhood

Jan 22

You Have More Influence Than You Realize by Katie McCoy

These were ordinary women. Much like us, they probably didn’t feel like they had particularly extraordinary lives.

May 2, 2018

Women Wonderfully Different and So Very Similar by Lianna Davis

The beauty of each one’s service flowed from a humble love for the truth.

Oct 24, 2016

Women's Roles and The Great Commission by Allyson Todd

I have sadly heard it said to me, “Well it’s great that you’re learning a lot about God and want to share it, but be careful not to go outside of what God has commanded women to do!”

Jul 22, 2019

Women's Ministry For The Church by Allyson Todd

We do not want to avoid equipping women just because it can be hard.

Nov 20, 2019

Why Women Are Critical To the Mission of the Church by Katie McCoy

The ministries in which women participated are among the markers of genuine Christianity in a community and these ministries led to the growth of the early church.

Sep 26, 2015

Why I Am A Complementarian by Lore Ferguson Wilbert

You may call me foolish or underfoot, you may even accuse me of being blinded by my male leadership, and I am okay with that, because here is what I know . . .

Jul 20, 2016

What If We Fail? by Hannah Wright

If the pastor and his wife do not bind together to fight against sin in their lives and ministry, Satan will take hold. 

Sep 29, 2016

What If I Work, Too? by Hannah Wright

Not every pastor’s wife will be faced with the need to work outside the home. But if she is, it is important for her and her husband to weigh the consequences, both positive and negative.

Sep 3, 2019

Trillia Newbell on Division Between Younger and Older Women by Trillia Newbell

Series: Conversations asks Trillia Newbell, Director of Community Outreach at the ERLC, "What keeps younger and older women divided in the church?"

Jul 28, 2015

The Time I Said I Don't Always Like Women's Ministry Events by Christine Hoover

I invite her to our women's day retreat. She says no. She describes past experiences of women's events characterized by shallow conversation, girly crafts, and topics never veering far from marriage and motherhood.

Jun 2, 2015

The Spectacularly Ordinary Ministry of My Wife by Steve Bezner

At root, I think a move of the gospel requires many more ordinary moments than we realize—and far fewer grand gatherings. It is in the little moments, the simple times of meals and working and expressing kindness that Jesus is displayed. Such moments are, after all, much more poignant than any sort of spectacle we might produce.

Jan 7, 2016

The Problem With Our Complementarianism by Lore Ferguson Wilbert

Value all of the workers, not just the ones who put on a suit and tie, or plaid and cords, at 8am and come home for dinner at five.

Jul 6, 2018

The Pastor’s Wife: Exposing Lies and Redeeming Them (Part 1) by Whitney Putnam

Pray to bravely and boldly expose the lies in your own church body and step confidently into the truth.

Mar 22, 2019

The One Life Dream That Makes a Girl Blush by Andrea Burke

We’ve gone so far down the road of feminism that we’ve forgotten how to proudly be feminine.

Oct 30, 2019

The Bible Told Us Every Girl Was Sour? by Russell L. Meek

We’ve bought into the same worldview of the larger culture, which is that women—and all people, really—are objects for our consumption. 

May 14, 2015

The Bible and Sexual Assault by Katie McCoy

An assault against Eve is an assault against Eden.

Apr 26, 2017

Sister, You Can Do Hard Things by Amy Gannett

Others can do the work to study and reframe the truths of God’s Word for you, but you’ll then miss the riches and rewards that come from hard work and study of the Word for yourself.

May 21, 2015

Set-Apart Sexuality in a “Sex is Power” World by Katie McCoy

The world’s picture of the sexually liberated woman isn’t empowered at all; rather, she’s enslaved by the deception that becoming a commitment-free object of lust was all her idea.

Sep 17, 2015

Push Through The Awkward by Christine Hoover

After living a lot of my life passively, I've discovered that pushing through the awkward is better than retreating almost all of the time. Because it's in pushing through the awkward that life gets a little bit crazy and a lot more complicated but also where God gets to come through.

Feb 8, 2019

Preaching Hard Stories by Wendy Alsup

God spoke into these situations with temporary protections that pointed to the Savior coming who will correct all injustice.

Jun 14, 2017

No Lesser Women by Allyson Todd

Since we all bear God’s image, we should affirm and celebrate every kind of personality He has designed. 

Feb 15, 2019

How to Lead Women’s Ministry in a Complementarian Church by Andrea Burke

God created men and women to work in such a way that we both have the same goal and we need one another to get the job done. 

Aug 3, 2018

Hope For Women In Ministry by Rebekah Hannah

Being more and more aware of my own depravity simply leads me more and more to the cross.

Aug 2, 2016

Feminism and the Question of Female Identity by Courtney Reissig

Recovering from feminism and embracing God’s idea of womanhood is far more than a throwback to a 1950s television show. True freedom is knowing that God had a good design when he created us male and female.

Mar 15, 2017

Feminism and the Fall by Kristina Shiddell

While we must fight against the oppression and violence that women experience around the world, we must be careful not to venture beyond that into a realm of self-exalting and unbiblical femininity.

Apr 22, 2015

Enduring Motivation for Ministry as a Pastor's Wife by Christine Hoover

I’d been a pastor’s wife for less than a year when I began preparing my exit strategy . . .

Feb 5, 2019

Are You A Woman of Kindness…Or A Nice Woman? by Katie McCoy

When we pursue kindness, we direct our lives to reflect God and to live for what He expects of us.

May 31, 2019

An Obedient Woman by Andrea Burke

Eventually, if we actually believe what we believe, obedience will be the tell-tale sign that follows us.

May 14, 2019

A Gentle and Quiet Woman by Andrea Burke

Our goals as Christian women should and will look different the more we behold Christ and, in desperation, throw everything aside and root ourselves in him. Only then can we be immovable, unshakable, laughing at the days to come.​​