The Common Good

Results for women in ministry

Cracks in the 'Stained-Glass Ceiling:' Women Reach Prominent Pulpits
Originally Posted: 08/29/2014 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Chicago. New York. Washington, D.C. In quick succession this year, three women have been chosen to lead historic tall-steeple churches in all these cities. Chicago. New York. Wash ...

Mommy, Minister, and Unmarried: Single Mothers in the Pulpit
Originally Posted: 08/04/2014 - 1:35pm | Type: Blog

When Philadelphia’s St. Paul Baptist Church hired the Rev. Leslie Callahan as its first female pastor, in 2009, she was nearing her 40th birthday and the tick-tock of her biological clock was getting hard to i ...

8 Lessons Learned as a Pastor and Mother
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="" target="_self"></a>I love this photo. Exemplified in this photo is where my life as ...

Mary and Martha: Women in Ministry in the 21st Century
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. Mainly because of Jesus' response to Martha. I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. ...

Women Excluded from Ministry: 'I Just Didn't Think About You'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

"When the previous youth minister was here, he always filled in when the pastor was out," Bethany, a youth minister at a church in the southeastern U.S. told me. "W ...