Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership

Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership

The Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership exists to create space to imagine together the possibilities of women’s contributions, along with creative and innovative participation in the future of the church of Jesus Christ. The Center does this by providing opportunities, assistance, and resources to explore and encourage the giftings and callings of women in traditional and new frontiers of leadership. The videos curated in this collection help lift up the message of the Wynkoop Center. Learn more: www.nts.edu/wynkoop

Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership
  • Rev. Tara Beth Leach: When a Woman Preaches

    Tara Beth Leach is senior pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena in Southern California. She discusses and celebrates the unique voices and styles of women in the pulpit.

  • Dr. Jan Lanham and Dr. Mary Paul: Women Clergy - Their Unique Concerns and Gifts

    Dr. Mary Paul, Dr. Jan Lanham, and Dr. Jesse Middendorf discuss critical issues surrounding the unique challenges facing women called to ministry.

  • Panel: Affirming Women in Our Ecclesial Structures

    The relaunch of the Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership took place on November 2, 2021. The event corresponded with the 2021 Mercer Lectures on Holiness with Dr. Sondra Wheeler. The panel includes Dr. Jenny Matheny, Dr. Sondra Wheeler, Rev. Michaele LaVigne, Rev. Janice Ballard, and the Rev. D...

  • Rev. Deanna Hayden: Self-Denying Love

    Self-denying love is a primary goal of leaders in a Wesleyan theology of leadership. Jesus and John Wesley cited self-denial and the laying down of one's life as marks of loving discipleship. However, the idea of self-denial can be problematic for leaders who suffer in abusive contexts. How can s...