Challenges of Teaching the Bible to Other Women

Challenges of Teaching the Bible to Other Women

A roundtable discussion with Jen Wilkin, Nancy Guthrie, and Melissa Kruger

Teaching the Bible as a woman to a group of other women comes with a unique set of challenges and anxieties. According to Melissa Kruger, Nancy Guthrie, and Jen Wilkin, concerns ranging from “What will others think of me?” to “Will I say what is accurate?” and “How much should I write out?” can inhibit preparation and increase nerves. Even experienced Bible teachers like these women face these worries and must fight for confidence in the Holy Spirit as they prepare to open God’s Word to other women.

Watch (or listen to the podcast below) to this nine-minute roundtable as these three teachers share their experiences. They address some of the particular struggles women Bible teachers confront, outline strategies for improving communication of Scripture, reflect on the privilege of teaching God’s Word to others, and more.

For more on this topic, be sure to pick up a copy of Word-Filled Women’s Ministry (Crossway, 2015) [review]. See also Wilkin’s book None Like Him: 10 Ways God Is Different from Us (and Why That’s a Good Thing) (Crossway, 2016).

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