Writing Tip: Possessives Ending in “S”

Which is it—Jesus’s disciples or Jesus’ disciples?

It depends on who you ask, but in our style guide, we just use the apostrophe (which is a departure from the Chicago Manual of Style).

  • Logos’ training seminar
  • The disciples’ feet

This goes for plurals ending in “s”; irregular plurals take an apostrophe and an “s”:

  • The women’s conference
  • Children’s ministries

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