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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

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

[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

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 0 Comments

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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Where They Are Now, Where We're All Headed

By on August 21, 2014 in Education, Ministry with 4 Comments

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 0 Comments

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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Dear Dottie, Can Women Be Deacons

By on June 19, 2014 in Ministry with 0 Comments

Dear Dottie, Can women be deacons? I came across Phoebe’s name in Romans 16 and Paul called her a deaconess. But in my church, I see that only men serve as deacons. Why is this? Sincerely, An Inquisitive Friend   Dear Inquisitive Friend: Your question concerning women as deacons is one asked frequently, especially by women who […]

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The World Outside My Doorstep

By on April 29, 2014 in Jesus, Ministry with 0 Comments

Today, I went walking through a store. I passed two men arguing in Hindi. I walked beside a group of students chatting in some language I didn’t understand. I ran into a woman wearing a churidar kameez. Where was I, you ask? …Kroger in Fort Worth, TX.

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Why Mealtime Really Matters

By on April 15, 2014 in House and Home, Ministry with 0 Comments

Family meals have been the topic of much discussion of late. There are endless commercials about the importance of eating together. Counselors and psychologists are telling us not to neglect having a family mealtime; it is important for our children to have that time together. The success of Starbucks and neighborhood coffee shops is partly […]

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It’s Never Too Late to Make a Difference!

By on April 1, 2014 in Ministry with 0 Comments

Dear pilgrims in the journey, The Lord has brought to my heart a devotional thought to share. Do you, as I, often feel that whatever you do in an effort to meet the needs of your family and serve others is somehow not enough? Do you think that whatever you attempt could be done better and […]

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