Women in Leadership

3 Movements Against Gender-Based Violence in the Church

3 Movements Against Gender-Based Violence in the Church

The scope of sexual and gender-based violence in America is coming into the public light—not just in Hollywood and Washington, but in the church as well. Three nationwide movements focus on the church’s responsibility, both in adding to the problem and in bringing healing.

Leading By Letting Go: Skills in Courageous Leadership for Healthy Collaborations

Leading By Letting Go: Skills in Courageous Leadership for Healthy Collaborations

What happens when diverse Christian women leaders from across Boston gather for consultation to ignite movements for change? God uses that space to do unexpected things—and challenges us to further growth together as the Body of Christ. Shared learnings from then 2017 Woven Consultation Day.

What Women Leaders "Shouldn't" Want [Infographics]

What Women Leaders "Shouldn't" Want [Infographics]

What do Christian women leaders report hearing or believing that they "shouldn't" want or need if they were a good leader? What kinds of life-giving connections to Christian women leaders want more of?

Women In Christian Leadership [Resource List]

Women In Christian Leadership [Resource List]

Resources On Pastoral Leadership

Dominance in Leadership: What I'm Learning

Dominance in Leadership: What I'm Learning

Dominance in leadership is common in America today. But is it healthy for Christian leaders? Jess Mason shares personal experience and reflections on biblical perspectives of dominance in leadership.

The Awkward Dance: Christian Women Leaders Finding Their Footing Amid Conflicting Ideals

The Awkward Dance: Christian Women Leaders Finding Their Footing Amid Conflicting Ideals

When you think good Christian woman, to what extent do you think effective leader? In this post we explore six conflicts-of-ideals reported by participants at the Woven Consultation on Christian women in leadership in March 2016.

2016 WOVEN CONSULTATION [Photojournal]

2016 WOVEN CONSULTATION [Photojournal]

Though drawn together for assorted reasons, the women who gathered shared a common commitment to Christ and a desire for wholeness. Whether they admitted to feeling overwhelmingly busy or being satisfied with their pace of life, all knew well the struggle of maintaining balance through life’s changing seasons.

The Unsolved Leadership Challenge

The Unsolved Leadership Challenge

In this study of new church development in Greater Boston, we identified at least 95 new congregations which have started in the last seven years. Forty-six were within the city limits of Boston. We completed 41 in-depth interviews with church planters who represented several different denominations, ethnic groups, and networks. The research yielded general information about the church planters and the new churches, with a special focus on women in leadership. The hope is that this study can become a source of “mainstreaming” gender parity discourse within the church, as part of an overall discussion of the practical needs of church planters in the areas of leadership and ministry development