Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership

Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership

Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership
  • Developing Women Leaders: Mentoring in the Church

    Women leaders often struggle to identify viable and effective mentors. Pastor Dana Franchetti and District Superintendent Dale Schaeffer, however, present a hopeful example of collaboration, collegiality and long-term mentoring. Join us for this important discussion about best practices for deve...

  • Resume Workshop

    Hear from Rev. Dr. Linda Alexander and others on building a resume and the interview process for pastors.

  • Self- Advocacy in the Church

    Rebecca Bass-Ching - a licensed LMFT, certified Daring Way™ coach, and host of The Unburdened Leader podcast who attends San Diego First Church of the Nazarene.

    Rebecca Laird - an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene, a long-time spiritual director, Professor of Christian Ministry a...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jeren Rowell and Jenny Matheny: Living With Lament

    President and Professor of Pastoral Ministry Dr. Jeren Rowell and Assistant Professor of Old Testament Dr. Jenny Matheny discuss the role of lament in the life of faith and in the life of the church.
    Bernard Anderson, Out of the Depths, (2000)
    Walter Brueggemann, The Message of the Ps...

  • 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.

  • 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. Jesse Middendorf: Women in Ministry

    The Church of The Nazarene has always and will always support women pastors, preachers and leaders.

  • Dr. Carla Sunberg and Christine Jones: A Place At the Table, Women in Leadership

    Carla Sunberg hosts a conversation with Christine Jones about leadership, women and a place at the table for all.