Leadership

The Ascendancy of Black, Female Pentecostal Scholars

The Ascendancy of Black, Female Pentecostal Scholars

There has been an interesting development in several prominent U.S. seminaries in 2023. Religion News Service reporter, Rebekah Barber, notes that a number of Black, female, scholars have ascended to places of leadership in a male and white dominated f…

Leadership and women in Pentecostal ministry

Leadership and women in Pentecostal ministry

What do Pentecostal women ministers want? Opportunities to lead, two Church of God scholars say. MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014 Women in Pentecostal ministry overwhelmingly believe that they should be able to serve at all levels of church leadership, said Ja…

Women in Leadership: The Biblical Argument

Women in Leadership: The Biblical Argument

Dale M. CoulterI understand that there are some CG ministers and laity who think that the teachings of the denomination already exceed scripture with respect to endorsing women in the roles of pastors and leaders. My p…

Women in Leadership: 1 Timothy 2

Women in Leadership: 1 Timothy 2

Dale M. CoulterPaul’s first letter to Timothy has become a flash point over women in leadership. There are a number of possible applications with respect to the role of women and leadership: 1) women cannot teach/preach an…

Katherine Shaner: Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity

Katherine Shaner: Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity

Katherine Shaner, Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018) xxix + 207 pages, ISBN 9780190275068. Dr. Katherine Shaner, in a revised form of her Harvard Divinity School dissertation, asks a provocative question. What role, if any, did enslaved persons embody in the congregation of the early church? Shaner’s response to this […]

Does Love Work as a Leadership Principle?

Does Love Work as a Leadership Principle?

As I stumbled for my alarm at 3:00 a.m. on my first day on the job as a street washer, I wondered what I was getting myself into. CBS had asked my company to participate in its hit reality show Undercover Boss. As the CEO of Herschend Family Entertainm…

God’s Plan for Leadership

When the God-called leader Moses held up his arms over the valley, the battle went for God’s people (Exodus 17). Aaron and Hur were…