Lydia of Thyatira

An unusual woman? In the First century was it unusual for women to have their own business? Historical research reveals that although Roman society did not allow women to gain official political power, it did allow them to enter into business….

Is Church More than Tea and Biscuits?

One of my earliest memories of church is pre-school. It was afternoon and I was in a small upstairs room at ‘The Sisterhood’ meeting with my Mum. She was playing the piano and I was sitting on the front row on a hard wooden chair for the longest time ever…