Did you know that some of Jesus’ disciples were women? He chose other disciples beyond the Twelve. He also chose the Seventy, and the gender of the Seventy is not mentioned. Origen said that Andronicus and Junia were among the Seventy whom Jesus sent out and that Junia was a woman.
Luke 10:39-42 gives us a clear example of a woman called to be a disciple. Jesus was invited into to the house of Martha and Mary at the village of Bethany. Martha went right to work in the traditional role of hosting and preparing a meal for Jesus while Mary chose to sit at […]