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    Women and the Bible

    Revisiting the Woman at the Well in John 4

    Gail Wallace

    The story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well is told in chapter 4 of the Gospel of John. It comes…

    Personal Stories, Women and the Church

    Those Who Protect a Woman’s Call

    Sarah Sparks-Franklin

    Thank God for those who protect a woman’s call! “I’m not sure I can continue as a leader in this church.” So exhausted…

    General

    Awaiting the Refugee King: A Christmas Reflection

    Christiana Rice

    This Christmas, I’m pondering the grittier, truer side of the nativity narrative through the lens of a refugee mother who waits with her…

    Women and the Church

    12 Ways to Advocate for Women in Ministry

    Elizabeth Graham

    I am a part of a Christian tradition that has ordained women as elders since its inception during the American Holiness movement in…

    Women and the Bible

    3 New Testament Female Leaders: Phoebe, Junia, Prisca

    Ian Hyde

    I’ve had many great conversations with my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, many of whom disagree with my belief that in Rom.…

    Personal Stories, Women and the Bible

    Seeing Myself in the Texts of Terror

    Hannah Gaddini

    The other day I happened to go through some old writings from college and I stumbled upon something. It was a reflection I…

    Women and the Church

    Can Men Be Pastors?

    Tim Ritter

    Can men be pastors? Can Christian men be teachers, preachers, elders, seminary professors, Sunday school teachers, worship leaders, small group leaders, police officers,…

    Women and the Church

    The New Testament Case for Women Pastors

    Kelly Ladd Bishop

    "There were zero women pastors in the Bible and no women apostles. There were no women pastors in nearly 2000 years of church…

    General

    A Mother’s Day Liturgy

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    In recent years I have been struck by how feminine communion is At the Last Supper Jesus says, “This is my body broken…

    General

    Keeping Mary Company: A Good Friday Reflection

    Dan Hix

    What was she doing there? There, of all places Why don’t you run, Mary, just run? Join disciples’ mad dash to self-protection Bolt…far…

    Women and the Bible

    Did Jesus Spend Most of His Time with Just 12 Men?

    Gail Wallace

    An argument often used to restrict women from church leadership is that Jesus spent most of his time on earth investing in a…

    Personal Stories, Women and the Church

    When Words Aren’t Enough: A Pastor’s Thoughts on Gender Equality

    Matt VanGent

    “Girls can’t be drummers.”  My 3-year-old daughter. “I had no idea I could be a youth pastor.”  A female high school student. These…

    Happy EGALentines Day! (Free Printables)

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    We love the Egalitarian blogging community and to show our love this Valentines Day, we want to offer you all FREE PRINTABLE valentines!…

    Personal Stories

    The Birth of a Pastor

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

      My call to pastoral ministry began during my first semester of seminary. I was taking 3 required courses – Greek Exegesis, Mentored…

    "Notorious" Passages, Women and the Church

    A Church You Would Want to Avoid

    Rob Dixon

    Reflecting on his contemporary Paul’s theological writings, the apostle Peter writes in 1 Peter 3:15-16: Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just…

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