The Challenge of Feminism (1): Should We Call Ourselves Feminists?

The Challenge of Feminism (1): Should We Call Ourselves Feminists?

The New York Times magazine labelled 2015 as “the year we obsessed about identity”, and it’s an obsession that isn’t finished yet. Answers to questions of personal identity—‘Who am I’ and ‘What do I identify as’—are now shaping public discourse, and increasingly the answers are expressed in labels. And one of the labels people are obsessing over is whether or not to be a feminist.

The Lydia Project: Conversations with Christian Women

The Lydia Project: Conversations with Christian Women

As a young girl, I just loved to talk. I talked all the way through primary school and high school, and when I became a Christian at fourteen, I loved to talk with my Christian friends and leaders about what it meant to follow Jesus.  Thirty (thirty!?) years on, I still love to be a part of these encouraging Christian conversations.  I went searching for podcasts that specialised in conversations with Christian Women.  When I couldn't find any, I decided to start one!  

Complementarian ministry in practice (2)

Complementarian ministry in practice (2)

The Bible speaks of distinctive and complementary roles for women and men in ministry, but what might that look like in practice? What does it look like in a parachurch setting like university 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).