Sewing, Knitting, Etc. (Podcast Episode 48)


From whether we should ordain women to whether they should ever be on a Sunday morning platform, there’s a lot of debate in the Church today about what a woman can and can’t do in Christian leadership. And that’s been the case for a long time. 

The bible has a lot to say about the role of women in the Church, but how to understand those verses is often highly contested. We discuss all that in a previous episode of the podcast

So on this episode, rather than diving into a theological discussion about complementarity and egalitarianism, we’re going to take a look at the women leaders we meet in the New Testament. What did they do? What were their contributions to the early church? What was their legacy? 

This is a fun conversation, where we talk about some really well known New Testament women, as well as a few that you may not have heard about. In our discussion, we explore the lives and leadership of the following New Testament women.

  • Mary, the mother of Jesus
  • Mary and Martha of Bethany
  • Mary Magdalene
  • Priscilla 
  • Lydia
  • Phoebe
  • Junia
  • Chloe
  • Lois and Eunice
  • Euodia and Syntche

Here are the links to the resources we reference in this episode.
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