The July/August Big Issue Blog: empowering women through microfinance

Emmy Ronoh, from the Diocese of Kericho in Kenya, recently visited our offices at Mary Sumner House where she talked to Sophia Jones, Mothers’ Union’s Senior Communications Manager, about her work and the positive difference that savings and loans are having on the communi
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The July/August Big Issue Blog: preaching like a woman

In my PhD research, several young Christian women studying at university shared with me how significant they found sermons in how they understood and lived out their faith. Author Elisabeth Smith found that ‘people in the pew are in some sense preparing to speak the message of the ser
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The July/August Big Issue Blog: Women in the Bible

How many women in the Bible can you name? How many sermons have you heard that emphasised the role of a biblical woman? And are there any women in the Bible that you would recommend as a role model of faith to, say, a teenage girl, a young widow, a woman at menopause, or a woman who h
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