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Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Autumn 2009

The print + digital magazine of CBE International

Mutuality offers articles from diverse writers who share egalitarian theology and explore its intersection with everyday life.

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The opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of CBE International or its members.

Effective Change Agents

Autumn 2009

Volume: 16 | Number: 3

Effective Change Agents

This issue of Mutuality highlights the practical insights and examples of change agents who are working to advance gender equality in the church.


But How Can We Be Effective?
By: Megan Greulich | September 5, 2009
The woman does not actually hold the title “pastor” and is instead referred to as a “ministry associate.” For all functional purposes, though, she is the church’s worship pastor.

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Destined to Cause the Falling and Rising of Many
By: John R. Kohlenberger III | September 5, 2009
Simeon’s statement to Mary at Jesus’ circumcision, “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel” (Luke 2:34), is a lens through which we can view Jesus’ encounters with people. Jesus humbled the proud, the rich, and the powerful. 

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In the Name of the Gospel
By: Estrelda Alexander | September 5, 2009
Though limitations on women in institutional leadership continue, Holiness and Pentecostal women continue to carry out evangelistic ministries using the venues of revival and camp meetings as well as women’s conferences and conventions.

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Promoting the Partnership of Women in Your Church
By: Joan Flikkema | September 5, 2009
Understanding your vision and developing strategies for change.

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Changing the World Through Gentleness and Scholarship: An Interview with Scot McKnight
By: Jane Spriggs | September 5, 2009
At its core, The Blue Parakeet is a book about biblical interpretation. McKnight upholds the authority of Scripture, seeing the Bible as God’s story—a story which God tells us so “we can enter into a relationship with him, listen to him, and live out his Word in our day and in our ways."

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Reforming the Church
By: Mimi Haddad | September 5, 2009
Just as the church was challenged by the holiness and prophetic voice of Catherine of Siena, the church today is renewed by the prophetic voices of those whose lives are shaped by prayer and close communion with Christ.

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