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Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Spring 2004

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.

M111 Spring 2004

Spring 2004

Volume: 11 | Number: 1

Men and Women Serving God Together

A quick search of the Bible reveals there are dozens of verses about working together. Collaborating is clearly something God has called us to do. Going about it biblically is the best way to do it.


Created for Life Together: Partnerships Between Men and Women Are Part of God's Design
By: Ruth Haley Barton | April 30, 2004
The tragedy in the Christian community is that our pattern of limiting up-front communication to men while women labor in relative silence and subordination behind the scenes has obscured the fact that together women and men are a community of priests.

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Business Partners, Kingdom Partners
By: Debbie Menagh | March 5, 2004
Sharing authority as co-owners of SRGI works for Arnold and Nolan because they both look to God as the highest authority, avoiding the trap of self-importance that often tempts those in leadership.

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Conquering Sexual Sin in the Ministry
By: Joyce Strong | March 5, 2004
As more women are being called by God and qualified to minister in the body of Christ alongside men, both sexes must get their acts together. Their hearts — and minds — must be changed.

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Becoming Better Servants
By: Nancy D. Becker | March 5, 2004
I’ve especially noticed that in the church, the differences between men and women often hinder us from fulfilling Christ’s work. Only when I began to recognize and appreciate these differences did I see how men and women could, instead, become effective partners in ministry.

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Urbana Walks the Talk
By: Mimi Haddad | March 4, 2004
Urbana, the largest missions conference in the world, was uncompromising in living out the ideals of biblical equality.

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Bringing Forth the Fruits of God's Kingdom
By: Jaime Hunt | March 5, 2004
I have an interest in passion plays, so when my pastor asked me to serve on the Easter drama team with a small group of fellow believers, I eagerly agreed. As a team, we worked on the production with one goal — to express the incredible sacrifice Christ made on the cross.

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Mirror Mirror Reflects God's Love for Teens
By: Elizabeth McGrew | March 5, 2004
Written by Kara Powell and Kendall Payne, Mirror Mirror provides a balanced, even-handed approach to looking at a broad range of issues facing young women, including body image, dating, makeup, leadership, giftedness, health and friendship. 

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