The following question reached me recently:
I know that women are not supposed to preach or teach over men. But how do I approach sharing the gospel without preaching is what I’m asking.
I feel that if I know someone is doing wrong and I say nothing then I’m at fault whether this person is a man or a woman.
There is a difference whether you speak inside the assembly to brothers or outside the church to people of whom you don’t know if they are believers or not.
The Bible gives some words about speaking inside the assembly.
The first verses that people will quote are in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35
The women are to keep silent in the churches; for they are not permitted to speak, but are to subject themselves, just as the Law also says. If they desire to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is improper for a woman to speak in church.
But we also have to take in consideration that in those days the meetings were different from what is considered normal these days.
It were generally were smaller groups in which every man had a part.
1 Corinthians 14:26
When you assemble, each one (speaking to the brethren) has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification.
Still the Bible also speaks in different places of prophetesses and I THINK they would have spoken (otherwise they could not have been prophetesses) and not only to women. So I THINK that besides preaching and teaching there would have been some room for women to say something.
As long as it all was orderly done.
Again this is JUST MY OPINION and NOT based on Bible verses.
As far as I know does the Bible not give regulations about evangelizing people outside the congregation. As long as this is done orderly it seems okay to me. (Don’t stand screaming at street corners)
I hope this answers it for you, and maybe there are some with better, Bible based, answers, for I have actually not studied this matter.