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Women Pastors: Poll Finds Major Denominational Differences on Issue

Women Pastors: Poll Finds Major Denominational Differences on Issue

Protestant pastors in America have major differences on the issue of women in pastoral roles, a new Lifeway Research survey that indicates the divide is largely along denominational lines says.

Southern Baptist Theologians Release Statement Clarifying What the Word 'Pastor' Means

Southern Baptist Theologians Release Statement Clarifying What the Word 'Pastor' Means

Prominent Southern Baptist theologians released a statement last week, clarifying the meaning of the word “pastor” as it has come up for debate recently.

AME Church Finally Allows Female Pastor Inside Building after Locking Her Out for Being a Woman

AME Church Finally Allows Female Pastor Inside Building after Locking Her Out for Being a Woman

A female AME pastor has finally been let into her church after congregants locked her out of the building for months because of her gender.

Nearly 60 Percent of Female PC(USA) Clergy Report Facing Gender-Based Discrimination in the Church

Nearly 60 Percent of Female PC(USA) Clergy Report Facing Gender-Based Discrimination in the Church

The latest release of the Presbyterian Church USA Research Services’ Minister Survey found that nearly 60 percent of female clergy in the Presbyterian Church have experienced gender-based discrimination.

Saddleback Church's Ordination of Women Pastors to Be Considered by SBC Committee

Saddleback Church's Ordination of Women Pastors to Be Considered by SBC Committee

A committee that determines whether churches are conforming to Southern Baptist Convention affiliation rules will consider whether the prominent Saddleback Church can continue in fellowship with the SBC after church leaders recently ordained three women pastors.

Anne Graham Lotz: 'I Just Have to Follow the Lord and What He's Called Me to Do'

Anne Graham Lotz: 'I Just Have to Follow the Lord and What He's Called Me to Do'

In an interview with Religion News Service, Bible teacher Anne Graham Lotz shared that she would "never come out against women being ordained," though she does not believe that she has been called to be a minister. 

SBC President J.D. Greear Calls Church’s Decision to Ordain Women “Disappointing”

SBC President J.D. Greear Calls Church’s Decision to Ordain Women “Disappointing”

Saddleback, a California megachurch associated with the Southern Baptist Convention, recently appointed three female pastors. This drew backlash from SBC president J.D. Greear, who advised that the church needs to "stand on the bedrock of God's Word."

Saddleback Church Ordains Three Women as Pastors despite Denomination's Restrictions

Saddleback Church Ordains Three Women as Pastors despite Denomination's Restrictions

Saddleback Church in California recently celebrated the ordination of three women pastors.

Christian and Missionary Alliance to Consider Calling Women Pastors

Christian and Missionary Alliance to Consider Calling Women Pastors

The Christian and Missionary Alliance is considering extending the title of "pastor" to women leaders within the denomination.

7 in 10 Evangelical Protestants Support Women Preaching during Church, Survey Finds

7 in 10 Evangelical Protestants Support Women Preaching during Church, Survey Finds

A new survey suggests that most Evangelical protestants support women having leadership positions in the church.

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