Current Status of Baptist Women in Ministry
11 A Word From … the Managing Editor
By Mark E. Biddle, Russell T. Cherry Professor of Old Testament, Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, and Managing Editor of Review & Expositor.
13 First Words … Editorial Introduction
By Pamela R. Durso, Executive Director, Baptist Women in Ministry,
15 A Word From …
By J. Alfred Smith, Sr., Pastor Emeritus of Allen Temple Baptist
Church, Oakland, California, and Professor of Preaching and Church
Ministries, American Baptist Seminary of the West, Berkeley,
California, and past president of the American Baptist Churches of
the West and the Progressive National Baptist Convention.
25 A Word From a Seminarian
By Stephanie Nash, MDiv Student at Logsdon Seminary, Abilene,
Texas, and Pastor for Education, Outreach, and Administration,
Second Baptist Church, Lubbock, Texas.
27 A Word About . .. Words
By David M. May, Professor of New Testament at Central Baptist
Theological Seminary in in Shawnee, Kansas and a member of the
Editorial Board of Review & Expositor.
33 She-Preachers, Bossy Women, and Children of the Devil: Women Ministers in the Baptist Tradition, 1609-2012
By Pamela R. Durso Executive Director, Baptist Women in Ministry, Atlanta, Georgia.
49 Baptists in Tension: The Status of Women’s Leadership and Ministry, 2012
By Eileen R. Campbell-Reed, Co-director of the Learning Pastoral Imagination Project, Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
65 Already but Not Yet: The Status of Women Baptist Pastors By Tracy Hartman, Daniel 0. Aleshire Professor of Homiletics and Practical Theology, Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Richmond, Virginia.
77 Breaking Through the Extra-Thick Stained-Glass Ceiling: African
American Baptist Women in Ministry
By Courtney Lyons, a Ph.D. candidate and teaching fellow in Religion, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.
93 Tracing Sister Connections:The Place of United States Latina Baptist Women in Ministry within the Overall Story of Baptist Women in Ministry
By Isabel N. Docampo, Professor of Supervised Ministry, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas.
107 “In My Mother’s House”: A Glimpse of Baptist Women in Ministry on its Twenty-Fifth Anniversary
By Elizabeth Flowers, Assistant Professor of American Religious History, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas.
123 There’s More Than One Way: Vashti, Esther, and Women in Ministry
By Meredith J. Stone, Women In Ministry Specialist, Baptist General
Convention of Texas, Abilene, Texas.
131 Faithful Disciple, Feminine Witness: Mary Magdalene
By Kyndall Renfro, Pastor of Covenant Baptist Church, San Antonio, Texas.
Words About Recent Books
139 Edited by Robert R. Ellis, Associate Dean and Phillips Professor of
Hebrew and Old Testament, Logsdon School of Theology, Hardin
Simmons University, Abilene, Texas and a member of the Editorial
Board of Review & Expositor.
153 Books Received