Following Phoebe

Why Bother With Women’s Ministry?

This might sound like a strange question, but it is something I have asked myself and something that I have heard other people, both men and women, ask. I am one of the very few women in Tasmania who are paid full-time to work in Christian ministry. So I have…

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The idol of being the 'Rational Christian'

Have you ever had someone say, 'Yeah, but you're not one of those crazy Christians'? Or, 'I don't really like Christianity, but I don't mean you, you're rational'? I don't know if you've experienced this before. On the odd occasion I have and it feels good. Really good. It feels…

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Conversations about Women in Ministry

If you have been following my Facebook Page you'll know that a few months ago I met up with a friend of mine, Ella Hickey, to talk about women in ministry, and the debate between egalitarian and complementarian understandings of what the Bible says about the way men and women…

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A Music Review of sorts: 'Joy' - Page CXVI

I have a confession to make. I don't really listen to or like Christian music. Don't get me wrong, I love singing at church. There is something so special and profound about singing the truths about God and our salvation with my church family. But ordinarily I wouldn't choose to…

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Katharina Zell: A Woman of the Reformation

"Reformation Garden" mural at the Artist House in Wittenberg.[1] The 31st of October. Most people know it as Halloween. Reformed Protestant Christians know it as Reformation Day. On this day in 1517 in Wittenberg, Germany, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle…

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