The Junia Project Blog

women pastors

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Those Who Protect a Woman’s Call


    Thank God for those who protect a woman’s call! “I’m not sure I can continue as a leader in this church.” So exhausted…

    Women and the Church

    12 Ways to Advocate for Women in Ministry


    I am a part of a Christian tradition that has ordained women as elders since its inception during the American Holiness movement in…

    Women and the Church

    The New Testament Case for Women Pastors

    Kelly Ladd

    "There were zero women pastors in the Bible and no women apostles. There were no women pastors in nearly 2000 years of church…

    Personal Stories

    The Birth of a Pastor


      My call to pastoral ministry began during my first semester of seminary. I was taking 3 required courses – Greek Exegesis, Mentored…

    Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    A Love Letter for Pastor-Moms

    Kelly Ladd

    As both a woman in ministry, and a mom, I often feel like I live in tension. I’m sure all working moms feel…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    A Day in the Life of a Female Pastor


    Most mornings I wake up to a certain heaviness in my body. I feel it from the inside out. It is as if…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    This Chair: One Woman’s Journey to Seminary


    Northern Seminary student Megan Westra recently posted a reflection on Facebook about starting classes for her Master of Divinity degree. We asked her…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Why We Need More Women Pastors


    The power of exposure and custom—and the lack thereof—etches deep marks in our inner beings. We associate pastoring with men because the pastors…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Becoming a Pastor Made a Woman Out of Me


    The more I embrace being a pastor, the more I give the church the opportunity to experience both the masculine and feminine heart…

    Download our Free Guide:

    7 Things Your Church Should Know about Biblical Equality

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.