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    Women and the Church

    The Burden of the Exceptional Female Pastor

    Robbie Cansler

    There is a phrase that continues to be repeated by those in leadership when asked how local churches might be encouraged to be…

    Biblical Equality, Women and the Church

    No Words: A Lament for Women

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    When I was looking at the worship life of the American church, I noticed that lament, and something like the book of Lamentations,…

    Women and the Church

    The New Shame: Why Gender Equality Is Still Worth Fighting For

    Mandi Cherico

    “Are there really that many hurting women in the Church?” I was a freshman at a Christian college when one of my professors…

    "Notorious" Passages

    Ephesians 5:21-33: How Paul Turns Headship on Its Head

    Patrick Franklin

    Ephesians 5:21-33 is often cited as a proof text to endorse male leadership in the home. In this text, wives are instructed to…

    Women and the Bible

    Shallum’s Daughters: Builders of the Wall

    Leigh Powers

    It’s just one line from a single verse in the third chapter of Nehemiah, but it fascinates me: Shallum, son of Hallohesh, ruler…

    Women and the Bible, Women and the Church

    Why I Support Women in Church Leadership – in 30 Seconds

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    I was recently asked to summarize why I support women in church leadership in thirty seconds or less. This was my response… Deborah…

    Women and the Bible

    The Promise of Pentecost: Your Sons and Daughters Will Prophesy

    Lydia Leigh

    When I first heard the story of Pentecost it was painted to me as the Holy Spirit empowering the 12 apostles to step…

    Biblical Equality, Women and the Church

    20 Free A/V Resources on Biblical Gender Equality

    Gail Wallace

    Here are 20 free audio (A) and video (V) resources that present biblical gender equality (egalitarianism) in a clear, compelling way, have high…

    General

    Biblical Maternal Images for God

    Shiao Chong

    Mother’s Day makes me think about God’s maternal side. Christianity has been guilty of a patriarchal history that has been oppressive of women.…

    Personal Stories, Women and the Church

    Hearing Myself Preach

    Robbie Cansler

      I was the first woman I ever heard preach. I was 16 years old, and I called it “sharing”. The urge to…

    Women and Relationships

    8 Ways to Rethink the Conversation About Singleness

    Karina Kreminski

      These days there is more emphasis on marriage and family than ever. My social media feeds are full of articles and posts…

    Biblical Equality, Women and the Church

    7 Ways to Practice Gender Equality in Your Church

    Kelly Ladd Bishop

    At times I have been frustrated by the number of churches that claim egalitarian theology, but are not actually practicing it. I’ve been…

    Women and the Church

    In Support of the Female Pastor: Practicing Our Theology

    Doug Talley

    I am thankful to have a church heritage that affirms and values women in ministry, women in leadership, and female pastors. Yet, I…

    Women and the Bible, Women and the Church

    Women Enter Boldly: The Torn Veil & Direct Access to God

    Carrie Fernandez

      Do Not Enter, Employees Only, Faculty Only, Keep Out, Staff Only Beyond This Point, No Entry: Ticket Holders Only, No Trespassing, Members…

    General

    A Letter to Young Christian Feminists

    Cheryl Bridges Johns

    As young Christian feminists you join a company of women and men dedicated to the cause of moving beyond the Curse and its…

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