Category Archives: She Lives!

Trauma Informed Preaching: A Case Study of Jezebel

Rev. Dr. Irie Session gave a compelling presentation, “Trauma Informed Preaching: A Case Study of Jezebel,” at the “Unauthorized: Nevertheless, She Preached” event. Rev. Dr. Session, a womanist preacher and theologian and ordained Disciples of Christ pastor, currently serves as Director of Training & Spiritual Support for New Friends New Life, an organization that restores and empowers […]

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Sheroes in the Faith: Rising Above Adversity

Rev. Jewel London gave an outstanding presentation, “Sheroes in the Faith: Rising Above Adversity,” at the “Unauthorized: Nevertheless, She Preached” event in Waco, Texas. Rev. London, a minister at The Church Without Walls  in Houston, Texas, inspired us by lifting up current women who have overcome obstacles to fulfill their call to ministry.   Pastor Tabatha […]

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Subversive Sisters: A Herstory of Our Foremothers

“Unauthorized: Nevertheless, She Preached” exceeded all expectations of organizers Rev. Kyndall Rae Rothaus and Rev. Natalie Webb. They launched a facebook page with a really cool logo and t-shirt, designed by artist Rev. Heather Mooney, and within a few days they had the conference fully funded. They raised enough money to bring amazing speakers, including […]

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Women and the Bible

Rev. Christine A. Smith gave an outstanding presentation, “Women and the Bible,” at Equity for Women in the Church’s Calling in the Key of She program at Memphis Theological Seminary (MTS). In her presentation Rev. Smith, pastor of Covenant Baptist Church in Euclid, Ohio, and board member of Equity for Women in the Church, drew […]

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Men, Masculinity, and the Struggle for Gender Justice in Church and Society

At Equity for Women in the Church’s Calling in the Key of She program at Memphis Theological Seminary, theology professor Matt Matthews questions our culture’s definitions of “masculinity.” In his powerful presentation he demonstrates that if there is to be gender equality and justice, men as well as women need to be involved in bringing […]

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