Women in Ministry featured at Dixon Pentecostal Research Center

“Celebrating Women in the Harvest” is the theme for the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center’s Drop-in and Discover event on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. “Women have always been a significant part of Church of God ministry,” according to Church of God historian David Roebuck. “This event will provide an opportunity for visitors to learn…

Women and Ministry: A Tension between the Overlapping “Now” and “the Age to Come”

Women and Ministry A Tension between the Overlapping “Now” and “the Age to Come” Jon Ruthven, PhD It seems that the problem of women and ministry in the NT reflects a tension, not only between Christian tradition and modern culture, but also between two NT passages which appear to be contradictory, i.e., Gal 3:28 and…

Ordaining Women Bishops to the Ministry: Discussion on Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016

Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016 “….all ordained ministers 25 years of age and older and ordained bishops…” Rationale: “This motion seeks to affirm the value of a new generation of ministers by giving them voice and vote in shaping the future mission, vision, and core values of the Church of God. It also expands…

General Assembly Agenda 2012: Item 15 WOMEN in MINISTRY

One item that was not fully resolved at the 2012 General Assembly Agenda in Orlando was WOMEN in MINISTRY. Item 15 expressed a general desire to permit women to be fully represented in all roles within the church. It was NOT a gender issue, but rather a leadership one – an issue of ministry and of responsibility, if you will. Coming from…