The bible speaks of distinctive and complementing roles for women and men in ministry, but what can that look like in practice? What does it look like in a parachurch setting like uni ministry? We chat to Tim Earnshaw and Julia Bollen. Tim is the Campus Director and Jules the Senior Women’s Staff Worker with the Christian Union at James Cook University (JCU).
I said at the beginning of part 1 that this would be a rule-free zone, because legalism will kill the heart of modesty. But we need to think deeply, and challenge ourselves about the implications of what the Bible is saying. Rather than following a list of rules, then, what are the questions we need to ask ourselves?
Katherine Zell was a woman who trusted God and his word. Her writings don’t show someone fake, sterile or sanitized. Rather, in their pages we meet a real woman, with strengths and weaknesses. So who was Katherine Zell?