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In loving memory of our sweet Bea.  Can’t wait to see you again soon!

 

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Needed: Women Disciplers

Check out this compelling article by Megan Hill which emphasizes the need for more biblically based mentoring relationships in the local church. She acknowledges the influence that best-selling authors and speakers can have, yet cautions of the weaknesses of distant mentoring relationships. Hill offers a helpful review of the new book Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. Read the full review here.

 

Shepherds and Sisters Interview: Courtney Reissig

courtney-reissigCourtney Reissig is a wife, mother, and writer. She has written for numerous Christian publications including the Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today, and the Her.meneutics blog, and is also an assistant editor for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. Courtney is the author of The Accidental Feminist: Restoring Our Delight in God’s Good Design and Glory in the Ordinary: Why Your Work in the Home Matters to God. She also writes regularly at “In View of God’s Mercy”.

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Shepherds and Sisters Interview: Thabiti Anyabwile

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Thabiti Anyabwile serves as a pastor at Anacostia River Church in Washington, DC, and is the author of numerous books. He serves as a council member of the Gospel Coalition, is a lead writer for 9Marks Ministries, and regularly blogs at The Front Porch and  Pure Church. Thabiti also wrote an excellent article on this topic, “The Most Neglected Part of the Pastor’s Job Description”. He and his wife Kristie also gave their wisdom in a four-part podcast series on this topic of Shepherding Women.

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Women in Ministry and Leadership

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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity be led by Dr. Margaret Kostenberger and Linda Reed at Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario.

Dr. Kostenberger is the author of Jesus and the Feminists: Who Do They Say That He Is? and co-author of God’s Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological SurveyLinda Reed is the Director of the Heritage Centre for Women in Ministry at Heritage College and Seminary. Linda has taught women’s Bible studies for over 25 years, and also enjoys writing Bible study curriculum.

Here is an overview of the course from the Heritage Centre for Women in Ministry: “The course will include an overview of the biblical teaching on man and woman, including the uniqueness of their roles in the home and church as well as an exploration of the practical components of being a Christian woman in ministry and leadership in today’s church. This course will also consider four essential components of ministry and leadership: call, character, craft and competencies. Various methods for leading will be explored, including large-group ministries and one-to-one mentoring, with examples provided from biblical, historical, and contemporary women in ministry and leadership.”

This course is offered over two weekends: September 23-24 and November 18-19, 2016. For more information, click here.