. . . as long as everyone behaves. Some of these will pertain to specific issues women face who are in ministries, some will be about biblical texts and themes, and yet others will be about theological issues. The number of issues we could converse about is so vast that I'm not sure how even to begin. What I chose to do was begin with someone who ministered: Mary, mother of Jesus.His conclusion
If we take Mary as an example of "ministry," we would say women are:
I'd like to say more, but I don't want to give away all my secrets.
- Empowered by God to speak prophetically in the power of the Spirit,
- Expected to teach their children the ways of God in this world as a result of their own grasp of Scripture, and they can
- Establish direction in the Church by bearing witness to what God is doing through them.