Look Back | Why It Matters to Have Female Pastors

Look Back | Why It Matters to Have Female Pastors

Editor’s note: This article first appeared on Feb. 20, 2012. Kate Hanch was a children’s ministry associate at Holmeswood Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri, at the time of publication. February has been Baptist Women in Ministry’s “Martha Stearns Marshall...

2 Women, Different Centuries, Aid Women Preachers

Among my favorite collaborative partnerships has been one between Martha Stearns Marshall and Melissa Rogers. Martha and Melissa have worked together to amplify the voices of Baptist women preachers. You are thinking that I got this all wrong. Martha and Melissa lived...

Is a Woman Preaching at Your Church This Month?

Martha Stearns Marshall Month, which occurs in February, celebrates the voices of women in the pulpit. Martha Stearns Marshall lived during the 18th century and, along with her husband, provided leadership and preaching for Baptist churches in North Carolina and...

Woman Preacher’s Legacy Spans Generations

If it weren’t for Martha Stearns Marshall, there’s a good chance I would not be a Baptist today. I can count seven generations of Baptist blood in my family, and all of it started with what seemed to be an unfortunate incident – until you see how it turned...