Resources

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Want to learn more, be inspired more and have an easy way to share great ideas?

RISE 21 contributors have a wealth of wisdom and creativity. 

 

 

Why not browse the resources below, build your awareness and enjoy!

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Co-Workers and
Co-Leaders:

Check Out Amanda Jackson and Peirong Lin's new book!
 

 

Imagine if men and women could contribute equally to serving and leading the Church. How much stronger and healthier the kingdom of God might be? This book explores what healthy partnerships can look like through Biblical exploration and practical insights from different contexts and how we can overcome barriers of tradition or misunderstanding that hinder us. 


Authors: Andrew Bartlett, Andy and Emma Dipper, Alison Guinness, Mary Evans, Rosalee Velloso Ewell, Amanda Jackson, Peirong Lin, Jay Matenga, Margaret Mowczko, Florence Muindi, Samuel O. Okanlawon, Evi Rodemann, Gabriel & Jeanette Salguero, Madleine Sara, Leslie and Chad Neal Segraves, Amy Summerfield, Menchit Wong
 

Check out our free video resources on our youtube channel

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What does inequality look like?

A video based activity that helps you think about inequality.

Book List

Women as co-workers and co-leaders

Katia Adams, Equal: What the Bible Says about Women, Men and Authority, 2019, David C Cook More

 

Loren Cunningham and David Joel Hamilton, Why Not Women: A Fresh Look at Scripture on Women in Missions, Ministry and Leadership, 2000, YWAM Publishing More

 

J Lee Grady, 10 Lies the Church Tells Women: How the Bible has been Misused to Keep Women in Spiritual Bondage, revised 2006, Charisma House More

 

R Dewerse and C Hine, “Reading from Worlds under the Text: Oceanic Women in the Missio Dei” in Mission Studies 37 (2020), Issue 1, Journal of the International Association for Mission Studies. Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2020 More

 

Amanda Jackson and Trina Simpson, Wake Up, Rise in Strength, 2017 

(A cross-cultural training resource of activities and teaching for women to understand their calling and purpose) More

 

Carolyn Custis James, Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women, 2010, Zondervan More

 

Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn, Half the Sky: How to Change the World, 2009, Virago.

(This is not a Christian book but has a number of examples of Christian women bringing lasting change in their communities.) More

 

Ksenija Magda, Blessing the Curse: A Biblical Approach for Restoring Relationships in the Church, 2020, Langham Global Library More

 

Open Doors International, The Hidden Face of Persecution, 2020, 

(Report on the targeted abuse of women for their gender and faith) More

 

WEA Women’s Commission and CNEDA, A Christian View of Relationships to End Domestic Abuse, 2020, (Booklet looking at a biblical response to gender violence) More

 

Women in the Bible

Beth Allison Barr, The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth, 2021, Brazos Press More

Andrew Bartleb, Men and Women in Christ: Fresh Light from the Biblical Texts, 2019, Inter Varsity Press More

 

Mary J Evans, Woman in the Bible: An Overview of All the Crucial Passages on Women's Roles, 1984, IVP More

 

Lindsay Hardin Freeman, Bible Women: All Their Words and Why They Matter, 2014, Forward Movement More

 

Sandra Glahn (ed), Vindicating the Vixens: Revising Sexualised, Vilified and Marginalised Women of the Bible, 2017, Kregel More

 

Lucy Peppiat, Rediscovering Scripture’s Vision for Women: Fresh Perspectives on Disputed Texts, 2019, Inter Varsity Press More

 

Women in personal relationships

Elizabeth Beyer, Mutual by Design: A newer Model of Christian Marriage, 2017, CBE International More

 

Tim and Anne Evans, Together: Reclaiming Co-Leadership in Marriage, 2014, Real Life Ministries USA More

 

Rachel Held Evans, A Year of Biblical Womanhood, 2012, Thomas Nelson

(This humorous book has a serious intent – to explore what the Bible really says about the behaviour of women) More

 

Blogs that cover gender issues and social issues impacting women

Christians for Biblical Equality has a blog and magazine More

 

Dr Nijay K. Gupta is a theologian and New Testament scholar. His blog, Crux Sola, is subtitled “Formed by Scripture to Live Like Christ.” Nijay is writing a book about New Testament women which will be published by IVP Academic. More

 

Amanda Jackson covers social issues, church and the public sphere from a woman’s perspective. Her blog is Amanda advocates More

 

Dr Claude Mariojni is an Emeritus Professor of Old Testament at Northern Baptist Seminary in the USA. He blogs on the Hebrew Bible from a Christian perspective and has many articles on Bible women. His blog is Claude Marioni More

 

Marg Mowczko’s blogsite, Marg Mowczko, explores the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism. Her blogs and articles cover a wide range of subjects with erudite precision and she also makes helpful recommendations on other writers. More

Various writers contribute to the blog, Theological Miscellany, by the faculty and friends of Westminster Theological College in the UK. They post theological reflections on scripture, life, culture, politics, society and gender. More