Four Facts About Human Trafficking in the U.S.

Four Facts About Human Trafficking in the U.S.

Today’s blog was written by Danielle Lambert, a student at Oklahoma Baptist University. Danielle was enrolled in, “Contemporary Issues for Women in Ministry.” In the United States, we have a problem that is swept under the rug more often than it’s...
The Big Fat “M” Word

The Big Fat “M” Word

Today’s post was written by Britanee Russell, a senior at Oklahoma Baptist University. Britanee was in the fall class, “Contemporary Issues for Women in Ministry.” The “M” word. For those of you church-goers, it’s the word that...
Godly Self-Worth

Godly Self-Worth

Over the next four weeks, guest bloggers will be featured. Each of them is a student at Oklahoma Baptist University and enrolled in the class, “Contemporary Issues for Women In Ministry.” Today’s post is by Janette King. Self-worth and ministry. How...
Feminism and Fairy Princesses

Feminism and Fairy Princesses

Let me say this up front—profanity out of any mouth is not attractive. But asking little girls to dress in princess costumes and fight for feminism with vulgarity is beyond ugly. It’s unacceptable. Maybe you’re not aware of the recent video that went viral a few days...
Five Reasons Why I Love Women’s Ministry

Five Reasons Why I Love Women’s Ministry

I have some news for all the “haters” of women’s ministry. There are many of us who love ministry to women, and there are lots of good reasons you should too. I get it. You say you don’t like pink. You don’t like cupcakes (seriously—who doesn’t like cupcakes?). You...
Is Christian Grey the Delilah of Our Generation?

Is Christian Grey the Delilah of Our Generation?

Two weeks ago the movie trailer for “50 Shades of Grey” was released. Haven’t heard of it? Then you’re in the minority. It’s been the most watched movie trailer EVER. And the movie doesn’t come out until February 2015. Want another glimpse of the book-about-to-turn...
Evaluations: Love Them or Loathe Them

Evaluations: Love Them or Loathe Them

It’s Monday morning and I have event “hangover”. Our office just completed our biggest event of the year as we hosted more than 2,300 women at our annual retreat. Although I’m still a bit weary, I always find myself knee-deep in a plastic tub...
Banning Bossy

Banning Bossy

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO wants to ban the word bossy. To ban a word only creates room for another, but I honestly get her motive behind the intent. Sandberg’s campaign to ban “bossy” stems from the perception that women leaders who are direct and aggressive are...
The Drama of Downton, The Reality of Rape

The Drama of Downton, The Reality of Rape

I jumped on the Downton Abbey fan train during Season Two. It didn’t take long to become engrossed in the drama surrounding the Grantham family. I subtly even got my husband hooked on the show when he started watching Season Three with me. (I finally got tired of...
Passing the Baton: Will You Take It?

Passing the Baton: Will You Take It?

  The baton—a 12-inch cylinder that can either make you or break you in the track world. It is the sound no runner wants to hear—the pinging of a baton hitting the track in the midst of a crucial relay race. Just ask past American Olympians. In the 2008 Beijing...