Women's Ministry in the Local Church
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- Why should a church have a women's ministry--what is the biblical apologetic?
- Who is responsible for the women's ministry in a church?
- What are the tasks of a women's ministry?
- How does a church implement a biblical approach to women's ministry?
Number of Pages: 175
Vendor: Crossway Books & Bibles
Publication Date: 2006
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Ligon Duncan and Susan Hunt present a practical theology of women's ministry in the local church.
J. Ligon Duncan is Chancellor and John E. Richards professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary. He is also Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi, Chairman of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of America.
Susan Hunt is the womens ministry consultant for Christian Education and Publications. She is also a mother, grandmother, pastors wife, author, and the former director of womens ministries for the Presbyterian Church in America. Hunt has written a number of books, including Spiritual Mothering and Big Truths for Little Kids.
Barbara HarperKnoxville, TNAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Good resourceJune 2, 2011Barbara HarperKnoxville, TNAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book contains a great amount of instruction for the Biblical foundation and applications and need for a women's ministry in local churches. There was much I underlined and marked throughout the book. One quote I marked says, "Without in any way discounting the regular pulpit ministry of the church, we should recognize that there are certain matters more aptly addressed and applied in the context of a specific discipleship of women, whether in large groups, in small groups, or in situations of confidentiality, as women minister to women" (p. 84).
Another is "When young women learn more about womanhood from TV, movies, magazines, and the Internet than they do from mature older women, they will often make unbiblical decisions" (p. 53).
One objection is that the book is very heavily denominational, which might be off-putting to some readers, but the Biblical foundational truths are so important and helpful that I'd urge you to read it despite that. This book is a rich resource for an area of ministry that is sometimes neglected or off-balance, and there is much good to glean.
Karen Henson5 Stars Out Of 5March 11, 2008Karen HensonThis book is a must read if you are wanting to do ladies ministries at your church, according to Scripture. The practical truths from God's Word about this topic are presented in an easy to understand format. Whether you have an established ministry for ladies, are just starting out, or if you need to rethink how you do your ladies ministries -this is the book to read! I'm thankful for my pastor, who bought this book for his wife, and she mentioned it to me. It has been a blessing to read, and it will help our church to begin to do our ladies ministries better!
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