Since 2011 Jane Tooher has been Director of the Priscilla & Aquila Centre: a centre with the stated mission of benefitting women and encouraging their ministries in partnership with men. We chat with Jane about possible blindspots and barriers to effective complementary partnerships in ministry.
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).
What does complementarian ministry look like? We chat to Lisa Boyd and Bruce Morrison of St John’s Cathedral, Parramatta, about the ins-and-outs and ups-and-downs of working as a team.
What is it about listening to the stories of Jesus at work in people's lives that pushes us on to greater trust in and desire to serve our heavenly Father? After interviewing Carol and Stephanie on stage at the 2016 OneLove women’s conference in Sydney, Libby Janssen shares how she was both encouraged and challenged as she reflected on how the gospel has transformed their lives.
The history of theological reflection is one of disputes and battles. This is not a bad thing. It is as Christians have engaged with different and sometimes false views that key tenets of orthodoxy have been refined. However, as essential as these battles are, they tend to focus on determining the boundaries of orthodoxy.