Women Excluded from Ministry: 'I Just Didn't Think About You'

By Nicole Saylor 7-13-2009

"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. "But the entire time James is on vacation, he's gone to great lengths to find others to fill in. I am really hurt that he didn't ask me to teach at all while he is on vacation."

I had listened to Bethany's sermons, and I knew she was a gifted and well-informed speaker

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