Women wrongly closed down in ministry

(courtesy dear_theophilus) By Spencer D Gear (Catherine Booth, courtesy Wikipedia) Speaking of 1 Corinthians 14, N T Wright wrote that ‘what the passage cannot possibly mean is that women had no part in leading public worship, speaking out loud of course as they did so. This is the positive point that is proved at once […]

Women in ministry in I Corinthians: A brief inquiry

Corinth, 21st century (courtesy Wikipedia) By Spencer D Gear When we come to discuss the controversial issue of women in public ministry in a mixed congregation of males and females, there are two sections of Scripture that are trotted out as old chestnuts to oppose women in ministry. They are: 1 Cor. 14:33-35 (ESV) [2]: […]