Female pastors

Can There Really Be Female Apostles?

The female apostle debate is relatively modern. In other words, in the early days of the church there was no debate about this. It was accepted. What’s more, throughout history we’ve seen female apostles rise, from Harriet Tubman to Jane Hamon and beyond. Jennifer LeClaire helps put an end to this debate in this video. …

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Calling women ‘pastors’ ‘undermines’ New Testament teaching on church leadership, says John Piper

Theologian John Piper has claimed that it is “misleading and unwise and ill-founded” to apply the term ‘pastor’ to women leaders in the church. He addressed the useage of the term in a recent episode of his podcast on his DesiringGod.org website, in which he sought to answer a question put to him by a …

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What Does the Bible Actually Say About Women as Pastors?

Let me begin by saying that I know and appreciate many women who have been recognized as pastors. They are diligent, steadfast and hard-working. Our country has done a great disservice to women over the years by not elevating and supporting women in roles of leadership. Alexander Strauch echoes this same concern, “In the minds …

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Michigan pastor to ordain his 6 daughters in one, special service

A Michigan pastor is set to ordain all six of his daughters at once. Apostle Keith Barr, whose ministry has taken him across the United States and abroad, will do the honors during a special ceremony at the Quality Inn, 2537 Rochester Court, in Troy, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9. All six of his …

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Was Paul’s Pastor a Woman?

Phoebe was a woman leader for whom Paul had great respect as is borne out in the language he used to describe her. The power of his words is lost in our English translations but is very obvious in the Greek (Rom. 16:1-2). In fact, an argument could be made from Paul’s own words that …

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