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Female Bloggers that Rock



According to Kent Shafer at Church Relevance, “it may look like there are only 8/200 top church blogs written by 8 women. However, many of the blogs are written by multiple authors. So if you look closer and include the blogs listed as “Various” authors, you will actually discover that 41/200 blogs are written by 175+ women to some degree.”

What that means is that 20% of the top blogs are written by women. Here is how he breaks it down:

  • #3 – Faith & Reason: Cathy Lynn Grossman
  • #7 – GetReligion: Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Mollie Ziegler
  • #10 – The Resurgence: various women including Elyse Fitzpatrick, Kristen Gilles, Lindsey Holcomb, Rachel Jankovic, Julie Smith Lowe, Jen Schmidt, Hilary Tompkins, Trisha Wikerson
  • #13 – Desiring God: Gloria Furman, Noel Piper
  • #14 – Internet Monk: Martha from Ireland
  • #16 – Christianity Today Live Blog: Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Adelle Banks, Morgan Feddes, Kelly Henderson, Annalisa Musarra
  • #20 – Rachel Held Evans
  • #21 – Compassion International: various women including Caroline Atuhwere, Katy Causey, Jill DeRaad, Vera Mensah-Bediako, Shaina Moats, Jacquie Parella, Nadia Soberanis, Amber Van Schoonevald, Gail Taylor
  • #32 – Ministry to Children: various women including Mimi Bullock, Kristin Charles, Jenny Funderburke, Mandy Groce, Brandi Riddle
  • #33 – High Calling Blogs: various women including Laura Boggess, Claire Burge, Michelle DeRusha, Dena Dyer, Lore Ferguson, Jennifer Dukes Lee, Lyla Lindquist, Deidra Riggs, Kelly Sauer, Christine Scheller, Charity Singleton, Emily Wierenga
  • #34 – Church Marketing Sucks: Jennifer Armitage, Amanda Gagnon, Danielle Hartland, Kelley Hartnett, Katie Strandlund, Erin Williams
  • #44 – Call & Response: Lisa Nichols Hickman, Carol Howard Merritt, Amy Thompson Sevimli, Melissa Wiginton
  • #49 – Gifted for Leadership: various women including Ginger Kolbaba, Lindsey Learn, Marian Liautaud, Anita Lustrea, Frederica Mathewes-Green, Ashley Moore, Shauna Niequist, Eve Nunez, Gina Rago, Patricia Raybon, JoHannah Reardon, Caryn Rivadeneira, Beatrice Rusu, Sarah Scherf, Melinda Schmidt, Amy Simpson, Sherry Surratt, LaTonya Taylor, Kelli Trujillo
  • #54 – ChurchLeaders.com: various women including Rachel Blom, Jody Capehart, Nicole Cottrell, Katelin Hansen, Lauren Hunter, Amy Fenton Lee, Brooklyn Lindsey, Gina McClain, Kem Meyer,
  • #57 – Believe It or Not: Kate Shellnutt
  • #61 – People of the Second Chance: various women including Joy Cannis, Sara Evanchick, Karen Hammons, Alex Headrick, Laurie Mackay, Lindsey Nobles, Kera Package, Alethia Schmidt, Desirae Schneider, Ashley Smith
  • #63 – Catablog: Ashley Williams
  • #89 – Church Mag: Danielle Luna
  • #93 – Pastors.com: various women including Diana Davis, Cheryl Lewis
  • #95 – Relevant Blogs: various women including Alyce Gilligan, Crystal Lovelass, Roxanne Weiman
  • #99 – M and M: Madeleine Flannagan
  • #112 – Godspace: Christine Sine
  • #116 – Christ and Pop Culture: Erin Wyble Newcomb, Carissa Turner Smith, Erin Straza
  • #118 – Modern Reject: Nicole Cottrell
  • #120 – Think Christian: various women including Amy Adair, Diana Anderson, Alison Backous, Robin Basselin, Michelle Crotwell Kirtley, Kimberly Davis, Maureen Herring, Bethany Keeley-Jonker, Adele Konyndyk, Kristy Quist, Caryn Rivadeneira, Karen Swallow Prior
  • #124 – Your Church: Marian Liautaud
  • #134 – Small Group Dynamics: Amy Jackson
  • #139 – Digital @ Leadership Network: Stephanie Plagens
  • #143 – The Forbidden Gospels: April DeConick
  • #145 – Nadia Bolz-Weber
  • #155 – The Briefing: Sandy Grant, Rachel Macdonald, Jane Tooher, Jean Williams
  • #156 – Black, White, and Gray: Becky Hsu, Margarita Mooney, Amy Reynolds
  • #157 – Orange Leaders: Sarah Anderson, Sarah Bragg, Joy Bowen, Jennifer Davis, Kendra Fleming, Betsy Garrett, Amy Grisham, Kathy Hill, Cara Martens, Jessica McKee, Sue Miller, Beth Nelson, Kristi Porter, Yancy Richmond, Angela Simpson, Deb Springer
  • #162 – Stuff Christian Culture Likes: Stephanie Drury
  • #163 – Plywood People: Gisele Nelson, Kathryn Taylor
  • #166 – The Evangelical Outpost: Renee Bolinger, Amy Canon, Robin Dembroff, Jennifer Gaertner, Jennifer Hardy, Rachel Motte, Lindsay Stallones
  • #175 – Everyday Christian: Gina Burgess, Julie McElroy, Lisa Phelps, Lili Richey Willard, Judy Riddle, Dionna Sanchez, Amy Vogel, Brenda Wood
  • #185 – Margaret Feinberg
  • #191 – Christian Research Network: Erin Benzinger, Sarah Leslie, Christine Pack, Marsha West
  • #192 – Faith Forward: Deborah Arca, Cynthia Bolbach, Jennifer Gutierrez, Erin Wathen
  • #198 – Church Tech Today: Kim Conley, Lauren Hunter

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There are three things I think about every moment of everyday... they consume me deeply. How to: 1. Refine my theological understanding 2. sharpen my ethical rigor 3. and heighten my devotional intensity. These are the things I write about. Welcome you to my blog... Join me on this incredible journey of exploration and discovery of all the things God has in store for His children. Join by following or subscribing. I appreciate your thoughts, comments and friendship. Walter


  1. Pats Devotions says

    Hi Walter; Great post and great new Look on theme… Blessings Brother.. Bro pat,


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