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An Interview with Michelle Myers

By on June 15, 2015 in Education, Ministry with 0 Comments
An Interview with Michelle Myers

Editor’s Note: Michelle Myers is wife, mom, pastor’s wife, fitness and nutrition coach, entrepreneur, and minister to women. But if that weren’t enough hats to wear, Michelle is also a dynamic encourager and a faithful friend. When I think of women who have used their theological education in creative ways, I always think of Michelle. Here’s just a snapshot […]

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Ministry Wives: Join Your Husbands at the SBC Annual Meeting

By on June 2, 2015 in Ministry with 2 Comments
Ministry Wives: Join Your Husbands at the SBC Annual Meeting

Each year since marrying my husband, we’ve made our way to various host cities for the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Since we are in the middle of seminary studies — a station in life with which many can resonate — we do this creatively and only because the Lord providentially continues to […]

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Maybe You’re {Not} Supposed to Do It All

By on March 24, 2015 in Family and Parenting, Ministry with 2 Comments
Maybe You’re {Not} Supposed to Do It All

“Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.” ~Colossians 4:9 In our culture, moms are called on to do more than they have ever had to do before. While we also have more help with smartphones and fast food and efficient appliances, most moms feel the […]

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“Who Do You Play For?”

By on February 10, 2015 in Ministry with 0 Comments
“Who Do You Play For?”

 “…but God gave the growth. So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wags according to his labor. For we are God’s fellow workers. You are God’s field, God’s building.” I […]

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Dear Woman Who Loves Jesus, Too

By on February 3, 2015 in Ministry with 1 Comment
Dear Woman Who Loves Jesus, Too

Dear Woman Who Loves Jesus Too, With a public ministry, I am used to being told to “tone the Jesus down” or that some wish I wasn’t so “religious.” (Those are the tame ones I’m willing to share. Other messages have been a little more…umm…colorful.) While these messages used to paralyze me momentarily, I now […]

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What Is a Woman Who Wants to Serve Christ to Do?

By on January 29, 2015 in BW Statement, Ministry with 2 Comments
What Is a Woman Who Wants to Serve Christ to Do?

Biblical Woman Statement, #8: Ministry – We believe that every Christian woman is called to fulfill the Great Commission and has the opportunity for significant service in the Kingdom of God; that all service to Christ according to biblical guidelines is significant to the Lord; that women are exhorted to instruct and mentor other women […]

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Why We Go

By on November 13, 2014 in Jesus, Ministry with 0 Comments
Why We Go

[Editor’s Note: The following post is from a journal entry after a recent return trip to India, where Kennedy had served for two years.] Six years ago, I moved to South Asia. This week I returned. From the day I left to the day I returned, almost four years had passed. A lot had changed. […]

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The Sacrifice of a Pastor’s Wife – Neppie Scarborough

By on November 5, 2014 in Ministry with 1 Comment
The Sacrifice of a Pastor’s Wife – Neppie Scarborough

In April, 1940, Dr. L.R. Scarborough, then President of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, asked his wife, Neppie, to speak briefly to the men in chapel explaining why the training and preparation of their wives was so very important. Almost 75 years later, Neppie Scarborough’s words still echo in the halls at Southwestern as we continue […]

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Where They Are Now, Where We’re All Headed

By on August 21, 2014 in Education, Ministry with 4 Comments
Where They Are Now, Where We’re All Headed

Women have been created in the image of God and have been given a role to fulfill. Women can do anything they have been gifted and called to do within the boundaries and guidelines that God has placed. We serve a loving, creative God who is using women to impact this world for Him in a […]

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Does Anything Trump Scripture?

By on August 12, 2014 in Ministry, Theology with 7 Comments
Does Anything Trump Scripture?

When it comes to women serving in different capacities in ministry, what acts as the final word for you in determining what is appropriate and what is not? What is your ultimate authority or final court of appeals? Does some human authority or some supposed pragmatic reason ever trump Scripture? Have you ever found yourself […]

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