10 Kinds of Women Every Church Needs

10 Kinds of Women Every Church Needs

There is deep beauty in womanhood. We come from varied cultural backgrounds. We occupy multiple landscapes: suburban and urban. We are caregiver and listeners. We console and sacrifice for the greater good. Grander still is the life of faith we all share and the roles we all play in different Christian churches.

Every woman has talents and abilities, but it is our spiritual gifts that honor and uphold our respective church communities. Paul the apostle shared the importance of spiritual gifts amongst the members of Corinth, “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully, (Romans 12:6-8). Gifts of grace, endowed by God, benefit women and families.

Here are 10 kinds of women every church needs today:

1. A Woman Who Stands in The Gap

She prays on behalf of others. Her great compassion allows her to intercede to God while others are walking out storms. When we are not able to pray, too weak and weary from life’s battles, she steps into the gap and prays on our behalf. Intercessors even have the ability to pray for those who’ve harmed us or our loved ones. Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you, (Luke 6:27-28).

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