Tell Her Story: How Women Led, Taught, and Ministered in the Early Church

Tell Her Story

By Nijay K. Gupta. Offers evidence from the New Testament that women were actively involved in ministry, at the frontier of the gospel mission, and as respected leaders. Sheds light on their many contributions to the planting, growth, and health of the first Christian churches. First sets the context by exploring the lives of first-century women and addressing common misconceptions, then focuses on the women leaders of the early churches such as:

  • Phoebe, Paul’s trusted coworker
  • Prisca, strategic leader and expert teacher
  • Junia, courageous apostle
  • Nympha, representative of countless lesser-known figures

Points out that they were welcomed by Paul and other apostles, were equipped and trained for ministry leadership, instructed others, traveled long distances, were imprisoned―and once in a while became heroes and giants. Read more.