women in leadership – Rachel Murray

Today’s blog post is the start of a new series, introducing you to the female leaders in New Zealand’s mission, ministry and Christian Not-for-Profit Sector.  The first of my guests is Rachel Murray. Rachel has been the General Director of the New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society, for three years.   NZBMS is the mission organisation of… Read More women in leadership – Rachel Murray

book reflection: women with a mission

On the first Monday of each month, I offer some reflections on a book I have been reading. These are not book reviews, but a reflection on how the book interacts with my story and the questions that I currently have. I share where the book takes me with my questions, whether it conjures up new ideas or questions, whether it helps me frame my experiences and gives me things to ponder.

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face outward

I have always disliked introducing myself at social events because the first thing you are asked is so “what do you do?”  The answer for me has never been simple.  I envy those people who could say “I am a primary school teacher or a nurse or a vet” and people immediately understand what they… Read More face outward

dreams of prophetic re-creation

Following soon after the avalanche of tweets that was created by the #thingsonlychristianwomenhear,  last week an article in Christianity Today Women caused another furore.  In basic summary, the article suggested that that Christian women bloggers lead their followers astray because of their lack of accountability to church authorities.   Feelings were still running high about the… Read More dreams of prophetic re-creation

#thingsonlychristianwomenhear as barriers to Faith

Last week Author and Blogger Sarah Bessey started the hashtag #thingsonlychristianwomenhear the response was overwhelming. It was an opportunity for all those who have struggled with discrimination and sexism in the church to share their experiences, and share they did in numbers large enough for it to make the trending list. On his blog, Mike… Read More #thingsonlychristianwomenhear as barriers to Faith