Updated book review on second edition:


Women’s Ministry

  • Word Filled Women’s Ministry, Gloria Furman & Kathleen Nielson (eds), 2015.
  • One to One Bible Reading, David Helm, 2012.
  • God’s Good Design, Claire Smith, 2019.
  • Women’s ministry in the Local Church by J.Ligon Duncan & Susan Hunt
  • Women @ Work- setting up a Women’s ministry at your Church by Lesley Ramsay
    (no longer in print however available through Evangelism ministries as a photocopy  booklet)
  • One to One Discipleship by Christine Dillon
  • One to One by Sophie DeWitt
  • Woman of God – Topical Bible Study by Terry Blowes (Matthias Media)


Booklist for self-care

These books were recommended by Jo Barlow as part of her “The Living Room” discussion with Anna Moss in November 2020 – to watch her discussion go to here

  • Ash, Christopher ‘Zeal without Burnout’ 2016 The Good Book CompanyGroves
  • J. Alasdair and Smith, Winston ‘Untangling Emotions’ 2019, Crossway
  • Hambrick Brad ‘Burnout: Resting in God’s Fairness’ 2013 P&R Publishing
  • Hallowell Edward ‘Crazy Busy’ 2006 Ballantine Books
  • Mabry, Adam ‘The Art of Rest’ 2018 The Good Book Company
  • Murray, Shona and David ‘Refresh’ 2017 Crossway
  • Scazzero, Peter ‘Emotionally Healthy Spirituality’ 2017 Zondervan
  • Swenson, Richard ‘Margin’ 2004 NavPress


Teaching and Training Living with Grief Recommended Reading



  • Intimate Issues by Linda Dillow and Lorraine Pintus – for married/engaged women who need some answers to questions Christian women ask about sex






God’s good design, what the bible really says about men and women (Claire Smith)

Book Review God’s Good Design

God's good design - front cover


Women of the Bible (Ann Spangler and Jean E. Syswerda)

Book review Women of the Bible

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50 Women Every Christian Should Know, learning from heroines of the faith (Michelle DeRusha)

Book Review 50 Women Every Christian Should Know

50 women front cover50 women back cover

God’s design for women, Biblical womanhood for today (Sharon James)

Book Review, God’s Design for Women Biblical Womanhood for Today

God's design biblical womanhood - front cover