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Women and Relationships

Consider egalitarian perspectives on marriage, dating, singleness, abuse, and women’s roles in society.

    "Notorious" Passages / Women and Relationships

    Using Peter and Paul Against Mary? Patriarchy and Slavery in New Testament Letters

    Steve Mann

    In the context of Ephesians 3, Colossians 3, and 1 Peter 2-3, instructions to wives and to slaves are inextricable from one another.…

    "Notorious" Passages / Women and Relationships

    Sex, Supper, Submission

    Zach Lambert

    The teacher walked into the room, strode up to the whiteboard, and wrote the following list: Sex, Supper, Submission. SEX SUPPER SUBMISSION She…

    Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    A Love Letter for Pastor-Moms

    Kelly Ladd Bishop

    As both a woman in ministry, and a mom, I often feel like I live in tension. I’m sure all working moms feel…

    Personal Stories / Women and Relationships

    Submitting to Egalitarianism: One Couple’s Journey

    Tammi Kauffman

    I should have realized it long ago; I should have recognized the signs. But I didn’t. I suppose I was so lost in…

    Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    How to Raise a Girl Today to be a Pastor Tomorrow

    Elizabeth Graham

    Shaping future pastors doesn’t begin with college, or even a call. It begins at birth. It begins with parents and church families who…

    Women and Relationships

    6 Ways to Know You’re Living Out an Egalitarian Marriage

    Robin Rhine McDonald

    In 2015, a few months before my wedding, I wrote a blog for the Junia Project titled, 6 Things Egalitarian Marriage is Not.…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories / Women and Relationships

    Egalitarian Marriage: More Than An Equal Division of Roles

    Hannah Helms

    On the third Wednesday of each month I set up camp in a conference room at the hospital where I work. I set…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    An Egalitarian Engagement and Wedding: One Couple’s Story

    Katie Manning

    It's wedding season! Today Katie Manning shares some creative ways she and her husband, Jon, applied their egalitarian values to the engagement and…

    Personal Stories / Women and Relationships

    Snapshot of a Traditional Egalitarian Marriage

    Gail Wallace

      Today would have been my parent’s 61st wedding anniversary. Mom passed away from complications due to Alzheimer’s two years ago and significant…

    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…

    Personal Stories / Women and Relationships

    I Didn’t Choose to Become an Egalitarian

    Carrie Fernandez

    I’m a southern girl, the middle child, one of three daughters in my family of five. My daddy gloried in raising up three,…

    "Notorious" Passages / Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    5 Myths of Male Headship

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

      I sat down across the table from her. We hadn’t seen each other in a while and I was excited to catch…

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

    Wives and Husbands in 1 Peter: Who is the Weaker Vessel?

    Heather Celoria

    Certain passages in 1 Peter are sometimes used to support the idea of hierarchy in Christian marriage, but a closer look reveals that…

    Personal Stories / Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    Miss & Carry: Towards a Theology of Unrealized Motherhood

    Hannah Helms

    In this personal and moving post, guest author Hannah Helms makes the case that the Church needs a better theology to address the…

    Women and Relationships

    Paul, Singleness, and Mutuality: 3 Proposals for the Church

    Nick Quient

    Something I’ve come to understand is that singleness is a high price to ask of people. I was single for a long time…

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