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Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Spring 2002

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 2002

Volume: 9 | Number: 1

Daughters of Confidence

If the stories we hear at CBE are any indication, daughters are rarely far from discussions on biblical equality. Their presence as gifted children of God has opened minds, challenged beliefs and changed behaviors.


Daughters of Confidence
By: Joanne Nystrom Janssen | March 5, 2002
Christy believes many women struggle with their body because they aren’t encouraged to pursue what they love and instead are confined to certain roles. Within this framework, a woman’s body is often the only tool she has to gain influence or control.

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Parenting with a Purpose: J. Lee Grady on How Equality Affects Relationships and Raising Daughters
By: J. Lee Grady | March 5, 2002
I was raised in a very traditional, Southern Baptist environment, but my parents, even though they were not taught egalitarian principles, sort of figured out that that was the way it had to be. 

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What Does a Godly Leader Look Like?
By: Gloria Bell | March 5, 2002
What is the difference between a leader and other workers? If you wait until someone asks for your help, you are a follower, not a leader. But if you recognize a need and then pitch in to make a difference, you have taken your first step in leadership.

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Considering 2001: Looking Back Before Moving Forward
By: Mimi Haddad | March 5, 2002
The CBE community showed great courage and faithfulness in 2001! Despite the enormous challenges of a slowing economy, events of September 11 and an ambitious budget, every branch of the ministry grew. We attribute our massive success to God’s faithfulness, your partnership, a new strategic plan and the dedicated CBE staff. Let’s bask in our [...]

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Editor's Note: Spring 2002
By: Joanne Nystrom Janssen | March 5, 2002
A father suddenly catches a glimpse of his daughter’s ministry gifts, gifts he was told women didn’t have. A mother, in tears, describes her vision of a different future for her daughters, one without restrictions and roles. And a parent grieves over the way young women are treated as less valuable, intelligent or [...]

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Women in Scripture: A Dictionary
By: Arlyn Janssen | March 5, 2002
Women in Scripture combines over 800 articles about every woman in the Bible in a comprehensive, easy-to-read format.

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