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Biblical Equality

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    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    6 Differing Views on Wedding Traditions

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    I really don't like weddings. They're just not my thing. For the most part, I don't like attending them, I don't like being…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    Anatomy of an Egalitarian Wedding Ceremony

    Gail Wallace

    Some time ago I was part of a Twitter conversation about marriage ceremonies that reflect biblical egalitarian values. Since my husband is a…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Confusing “Equality” with “Sameness”: A Complementarian Misconception

    Bob Edwards

    Time after time, I’ve read complementarian literature that seems to misunderstand what is meant by biblical equality for women and men. The heart…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Why Women Matter: The Church as the Face of God

    Megan Wildhood

    Though there are probably as many conceptions of “primary issues” for the Church as there are churches, a typical list is easily constructed.…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    What I Would Tell My 12-Year-Old Self About Gender Roles

    Andrea Heinrichs

    It wasn’t until I started attending a private Christian school as a 12-year-old that I became aware of the spectrum of views regarding…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories

    Building Fences & Taking Sides

    Cayla Pruett

    I’m a big advocate for what I like to call “tension living.” If this life has taught me anything, particularly where faith is…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Becoming a Champion of Women: One Pastor’s Journey

    Larry Walkemeyer

    I have recently arrived at a new place in my approach to the subject of women in ministry. While I am not proud…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    More than Two Paths to Egalitarianism?

    Gail Wallace

    last week Tim presented some thoughts about two different paths people sometimes take to get to an egalitarian perspective: the path of "rights"…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Two Paths to Affirming Women’s Ordination

    Tim Peck

    With the Church of England’s recent vote to begin ordaining women as bishops, the issue of women’s ordination has once again been in…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Phebe Willets: (Woman) Preacher of the 1700s

    Charity Johnson

    The most prominent of my ancestors was a cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1930), who brought Quakerism to a famous schism in North America. Though…

    Biblical Equality

    In the Image of Man They Created God; Male They Created Him

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    Last week Owen Strachan, prominent complementarian leader and President of the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, called Rachel Held Evans‘ teaching “heresy”…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    The Logic of Galatians 3:28

    Tim Peck

    Both egalitarians and complementarians try to grapple with Paul’s words in Galatians 3:28 in their own ways. However, sometimes we do not look…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    “But What About 1 Timothy 2:12?” Ten Talking Points

    Gail Wallace

    1 Timothy 2:12 continues to be an obstacle that prevents churches from moving toward a more robust theology of women. Read…

    Biblical Equality

    Thoughts on an Unsuccessful Job Interview: Jesus Loves Women (and People Who Disagree with Me)

    Katie Manning

    "It says that your area of study is Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory. How is that compatible with teaching at a Christian university?"…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Hope Rekindled: Giving My First Sermon

    Harriet Reed Congdon

    Last Sunday I preached for the first time in my own church. I had preached before - but never for the church I…

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