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    Women and the Bible, Women and the Church

    Footnoted: Was the Bible Written Only for Men? Part 1

    Rebecca Card-Hyatt

    After reading the ESV New Testament, I couldn’t ignore the word adelphoi. The accompanying footnote that appeared 135 times is forever imprinted on…

    General

    Gender Stereotypes: We Can Do Better

    Laura Ziesel

    When my husband and I were engaged, we read a lot of marriage books. While these books were all helpful in some way,…

    Biblical Equality, Women and Relationships

    Three Ways Patriarchy is Bad for Men

    Tim Peck

    Here are some of my thoughts about why patriarchy is bad for men, two related to the church and the last related to…

    Biblical Equality, Women and Relationships, Women and the Church

    The Incomplete Gospel of Biblical Womanhood

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    I am a single Christian woman who is working to support myself. What does the complementarian message say to someone like me?”

    Women and Relationships

    I’m an Egalitarian and a Stay-at-Home Mom

    Meredith Miller

    There is no single correct answer for all mothers, or for all fathers. The point is to use our giftedness to serve Christ…

    Biblical Equality

    Perception and Gender Roles

    Bob Edwards

    It's probably true that nobody disagrees that men and women are different. It's how these differences are perceived that becomes a potential source…

    General

    Between Eden and Eternity: The Unwritten Story

    Harriet Reed Congdon

    Perhaps in this middle time between Eden and Eternity, God the Father is growing humanity toward maturity so that the systems, cultural dynamics,…

    Women and the Church

    5 (Dead) Men Every Egalitarian Should Know

    Gail Wallace

    "My best men are women!" Here is a short list of men who made significant contributions to the Christian egalitarian movement long before…

    Women and the Church

    5 (Dead) Women Every Egalitarian Should Know

    Gail Wallace

    Here is a short list of women who made significant contributions to the Christian egalitarian movement long before Betty Friedan and The Feminine…

    Personal Stories, Women and Relationships

    Side-By-Side: Taking Responsibility For My Spiritual Well-Being

    Katie Hickman

    When we keep our eyes on Jesus, there’s no need for one-sided leadership based on gender. Our marriage is a partnership, not an…

    Women and the Church

    An Immodest Proposal to Fixing the Church: Let Women Run It

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    Even though it is extreme, having women run the Church for ten years is an intriguing proposal. It calls into question what we…

    "Notorious" Passages, Women and the Bible, Women and the Church

    Masters and Slaves, Husbands and Wives

    Bob Edwards

    Husband and wives or masters and slaves? Today’s theologians do not continue to justify racial slavery on the basis of Canaan’s curse, yet…

    Women and the Church

    6 Reasons to Include Women Elders on Your Church Board: Part 2

    Gail Wallace

    In the end, you see, it’s not about effectiveness, although adding women to your church board will certainly have an impact on that.…

    Women and the Church

    6 Reasons to Include Women Elders on Your Church Board: Part 1

    Gail Wallace

    Contrary to what you may have heard, egalitarians do NOT believe men and women are "the same". We are keenly aware of the…

    Biblical Equality, Personal Stories

    5 Ways to Avoid Undermining Your Theology of Gender

    Tim Peck

    I was a complementarian for more than 20 years. I believed that women should not serve as church elders or senior pastors, that…

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