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Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Spring 2005

The print + digital magazine of CBE International

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

Blog + Magazine Articles

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.

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Spring 2005

Volume: 12 | Number: 1

Gifted Leaders

The Church is in great need of leaders who model Christ-like uses of authority that build people up into all God intends us to be. Christians can rise up and counter historical and current wrongs by using our gifts and talents as God intended.


Beautiful Feet
By: Chelsea DeArmond | March 5, 2005
The Church is in great need of leaders who model Christ-like uses of authority that build people up into all God intends us to be. Many people are sensitive to the ways the gap between leaders and followers can be widened and exploited. 

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Freedom to Lead
By: Guest Author | March 5, 2005
As one of the most enduring controversies in Christian history, the role of women in church leadership has, in many ways, been superceded by the extraordinary contribution women around the world are making in contemporary worship. 

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Standing before Moses: Insights from the Daughters of Zelophehad on Leading Change
By: Jeanne Porter King | March 5, 2005
We do not often hear about the Daughters of Zelophehad, but they were important women in their community of faith. Their story provides a biblical framework for understanding how the women of one denomination helped to change their leadership system, and thus encourages more [...]

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Who's the Boss?
By: Kuruvilla Chandy | March 5, 2005
A man and woman are seen on stage. The man has two envelopes in his hands. The words "To: Husbands" are written on one envelope, and "To: Wives" is written on the other. The man holds the envelopes so the audience can read the inscriptions. He takes the message from the envelope marked "To: Wives" [...]

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Mutuality in Early Methodist Evangelistic Leadership
By: Paul W. Chilcote | March 5, 2005
Methodism began as a movement of renewal within the Church of England in the eighteenth century under the direction of John and Charles Wesley.

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Learning to Lead
By: Mimi Haddad | March 5, 2005
As one of many leaders within the vibrant and growing egalitarian movement, I am delighted Mutuality will explore the issue of leadership from the perspective of many. There is wisdom with many counselors.

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Rise Up: A Call to Leadership for African American Women
By: Sylvia Rose | March 5, 2005
Rise Up is primarily about African American women discovering their capacity to lead, whether in large or small ways. In the introduction, Rose gives a wake-up call to African American women, claiming that there is a crisis in church leadership and African American women need to step up into those roles. 

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