How Your Church Can Partner with Your Community

How Your Church Can Partner with Your Community

“I’m a pastor, not a warehouse manager,” Rev. Leigh Goodrich said to the church trustees when they complained that they had no free space to store things anymore. “I’m not here to deal with your stuff. At least not that stuff.” Leigh’s church had been in the process...
Women in Ministry

Women in Ministry

As is the case in many fields, ministry has long been male dominated. In fact, women in ministry is still relatively modern, and even today, some denominations do not allow women to be ordained or hold leadership positions in the church. When I was called to ministry...

Paving the Way for Female Clergy – A Testimony

As I stood in front of the congregation, ready to preach my first sermon, there was no doubt in my mind that this had been God’s idea, not mine.  Four years earlier I had been a member of the he Orthodox Jewish community when Jesus appeared to me in a...