Whether we are on church staffs, serve as volunteers or exert influence in our life spheres, awareness of these topics is important. Watch on video or listen to BOW’s podcast to people experienced in handling these issues. The links given go to the podcast episodes.
- Is Motherhood Our Highest Calling? Dr. Glahn discusses her latest book, Nobody’s Mother: Artemis of the Ephesians in Antiquity and the New Testament.
- Ministering to Gen Z Nika Spaulding helps us understand them better.
- Barbie, the Bible and Feminism Kay Daigle talks with Cheyenne Coote about the message of the movie and how it fits with the Bible and feminism.
- Women and the Gender of God Author Dr. Amy Peeler discusses how understanding Mary and the incarnation is good news for women.
- 40 Questions About Women in Ministry Dr. Sue Edwards and Kelley Mathews, authors of the book 40 Questions About Women in Ministry, discuss some of the major issues.
- Sexual Identity & Gender Identity Dr. Sandra Glahn and Dr. Gary Barnes discuss this topic and the church’s response.
- Gender and Scripture Dr. Sandra Glahn discusses the definition of gender and how it relates to God’s Word.
- Re-Imagining Discipleship Series Many conversations today within Christianity echo the surrounding culture more than Jesus’ words and present symptoms of a problem–lack of biblical discipleship. We’ve asked several women leaders to share solutions out of their own experience, education and calling on both video and podcast.
- Post-Roe: Supporting Mothers and Babies with Sharifa Stevens & Kay Daigle. How can we as the church support mothers who would have considered abortion previously?
- Sexual Abuse and the Church Mary DeMuth talks with Kelley Mathews about how we as the church should respond when a victim shares about sexual abuse.
- Justice in the Bible with Nika Spaulding and Kay Daigle overviews what the Bible says about this all important topic.
- Biblical Manhood and Womanhood with Dr. Sandra Glahn takes a closer look at what the Bible actually says about this topic in contrast to what is merely cultural.
- On the issue of racial division we have two series: Leading Toward Racial Reconciliation for leaders and Beginning the Road to Racial Reconciliation for all of us.
- Elizabeth Woodson provides the church guidance for ministering well to singles in The Forgotten Ones: Singles and the Church.
- Women in Public Ministry: Revisiting the Issue series with Dr. Sandra Glahn.
- It’s Time for a RelationSHIFT Dr. Jackie Roese discusses a better way for Christian women & men to work together.
- Biblical Archaeology Angela Everett helps all believers understand how archaeological discoveries support the historicity of the Bible and increase our faith as she talks about a few of the major artifacts.
The state of the American church suggests that our discipleship models need reworking. The five videos of this series can be accessed below, or listen to the podcast episodes of Nika Spaulding’s A Theological Perspective, Debbie Swindoll’s A Spiritual Formation Perspective, Elizabeth Woodson’s A Church Leader Perspective, Susan Binion’s A Missions Perspective and Kay Daigle’s A Kingdom Perspective.
Justice in the Bible
Nika Spaulding, Resident Theologian at St. Jude Oak Cliff in Dallas, joins Kay Daigle for this series on biblical justice. All three episodes are available on our podcast: 1 – Defining Justice, 2- Justice in the Old Testament” and 3- Justice in the New Testament.
Leading Toward Racial Reconciliation
Grow in understanding of the reasons for the racial divide and help with what to do about it. Watch the videos below, or download/listen to the podcast episodes “What is White Privilege“, “It’s a Gospel Issue” or “Reconciliation 101“.
The Forgotten Ones: Singles and the Church Series
Elizabeth Woodson shares insights from her leadership experience with singles about what ministry to this demographic is, what it should be, and how to get there. Part 1-Where We Are, Part 2-Where We Should Be and Part 3-How to Get Where We Should Be are available on BOW’s podcast.
– with Elizabeth Woodson
It’s Time for a RelationSHIFT
In light of #metoo and #churchtoo, how do men and women work together? Dr. Jackie Roese discusses the issues in this short 3-part series.
–with Dr. Jackie Roese
Barbie, the Bible and Feminism
The Barbie movie is a blockbuster. How does its message about women and men compare to God’s? What is feminism in general and how has it affected our lives today? You can also access it on our podcast.
40 Questions About Women in Ministry
Dr. Sue Edwards and Kelley Mathews, authors of the book 40 Questions About Women in Ministry, discuss a few of the issues and why there is disagreement with Kelly Arabie, BOW Ministry Team member. Their book aims to explain the biblical understanding behind both perspectives. Listen to the podcast.
Sexual Identity & Gender Identity
Dr. Sandra Glahn and Dr. Gary Barnes discuss sexual identity and gender identity, explaining how identity is formed and providing insight into how the church and individuals can wisely respond biblically. You can also access it on our podcast.
Sexual Abuse and the Church
Mary DeMuth, author of We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis and The Most Misunderstood Women of the Bible: What Their Stories Teach Us About Thriving, joins BOW Ministry Team member Kelley Mathews to discuss how we as the church should respond when a victim shares about sexual abuse. You can also access it on our podcast.
Beginning the Road to Racial Reconciliation
All believers can take healing steps toward our brothers and sisters. Watch the videos below, or download/listen to 1- Where to Begin, 2- Evaluating and Listening, 3- Do’s and Don’ts and 4- Empathy not Sympathy.
Hear how biblical archaeology gives us confidence in the historicity of the Bible and increases our faith as Angela Everett shows a few of the major discoveries. Part 1-Why Is It Important?, Part 2-Old Testament Discoveries and Part 3-New Testament Discoveries are available on BOW’s podcast.