Sunday, March 21, 2010

Women as Leaders in the Church

O.K. This I borrowed from a magazine article. Click the link to read the entire article!

Female apostle.  Junia (Rom. 16:7)

Female prophets.   Anna (Luke 2:36), Philip’s four prophesying daughters (Acts 21:9), the women who prophesied at Pentecost—the birth of the church (Acts 2:4-21)—and the women in Corinth (1 Cor. 11:4-5; 14:31)

Female teachers.  Priscilla (Acts 18:26)

Female evangelists and house-church leaders.  Lydia (Acts 16:13-14,40); Apphia (Philem. 1-2); Nympha (Col. 4:15); Chloe (1 Cor. 1:11); Priscilla (Acts 18:26; Rom. 16:3); Tryphena, Tryphosa and Persis (Rom. 16:12); Euodia and Syntyche (Phil. 4:3)

Female deacons.  Phoebe (Rom. 16:2)

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