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    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 Bible

    Directing Godspell with a Female Jesus

    Amelia Haas

      “Do you care if Jesus is a righty or a lefty?” Jasmine Myers asks during a rehearsal for Godspell. She’s just finished…

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

    A God With Two Hands: Reflecting on Gender Equality

    Stephen Waldron

    In a recent Christians for Biblical Equality blog post, Kevin Giles showed how people used the Bible to justify slavery in a way that…

    Women and the Bible

    Women of Advent: A Vulnerable Genealogy

    Cara Strickland

    Recently, I heard a sermon preached almost entirely on Jesus’ genealogy in Matthew. I was visiting a church I attended in my youth,…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Made in the Image of a God Who Doesn’t Look Like Me

    Kayla Blair

    My family doesn’t look like a family in a lot of ways.  Meaning, we don’t look like one another.  At all. We are…

    Women and the Bible

    The Commissioning of Mary Magdalene

    Heidi Strate

    This moment would become the very cornerstone of our faith. Preached in millions of sermons, proclaimed in every nation and tongue, written about…

    Women and the Bible

    The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany

    Kay Bonikowsky

    This week we are pleased to bring you three Easter reflections on women disciples who were an integral part of Jesus' live and…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Mary Magdalene: 5 Things You Should Know

    Gail Wallace

    There is no evidence in the bible or church history to suggest that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute or the wife of Jesus.…

    Women and the Bible

    Martha, Misunderstood

    Cara Strickland

    I can't imagine a world in which it would be culturally acceptable for a hostess to walk up to her guest of honor…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    The New Wine of the Kingdom: Equality in the Church

    Brian Wiele

    … no one who drinks the old wine seems to want the new wine. ‘The old is just fine,’ they say.” Jesus in…

    Women and the Bible

    The Many Female Followers of Jesus

    Margaret Mowczko

    I read Matthew 27:55-56 recently and saw something I had not noticed before. There were many female followers at Jesus’ crucifixion – many.…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Jesus and a Woman’s “Place”

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    When I read the Gospels I can't help but notice a significant disconnect between the life of Jesus and widespread Church practice. Jesus…

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