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Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Autumn 2001

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

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Mutuality Autumn 2001

Autumn 2001

Volume: 8 | Number: 3

Egalitarian Adventures

Read about a couple who serve as co-pastors, an encounter with a chaplain aboard a cruise ship that left one woman feeling a drift, and a woman’s take on ghosts. 


Couples Multiply Their Gifts by Serving as Co-Pastors
By: Sue Poss | September 6, 2001
Only by the grace of God, say Russ and Amy Jacks Dean, has their dream come true. It’s the same for Mark and Mary Driskill, for Bill and Mary Dell Sigler and for Steve and Carla Street as they pioneer a new model of ministry for many churches: married couples serving together as pastors.

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The Great Reunion Beyond
By: Sarah E. Hinlicky | September 6, 2001
But he didn’t want to live anymore, which was why he didn’t want to eat anymore, either. The facts added up, but that doesn’t mean they made sense to me.

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Woman Overboard
By: Penny Glaesman | September 6, 2001
The ship was making her way back home from the various and exotic ports of call as the chaplain reclined comfortably on the sunny deck, absorbing the warmth from the gulf breezes that gently blew across the bow. It was a wonderful time of reflection as the chaplain recalled the blessings of the week.

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I Believe in Ghosts
By: Lola Scobey | September 6, 2001
It is no contradiction to my Christian beliefs to say that I believe in ghosts. I have seen many ghosts. In fact, I see them all the time.

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No Place for Abuse: Biblical & Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence
By: Kriss Erickson | September 6, 2001
“When abuse strikes, there is no home.” So say Catherine Clark Kroeger and Nancy Nason-Clark in their book, No Place for Abuse. This quote struck me, as I grew up in a fundamentalist church where mentioning some personal abuse brought blame to me and sympathy to my father. This book is refreshing in its directness [...]

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Why Not Women? A Biblical Study of Women in Missions, Ministry, and Leadership
By: Shari Voigt | September 6, 2001
Authors Loren Cunningham and David J. Hamilton combine biblical truth and cultural awareness in their book, Why Not Women? A Biblical Study of Women in Missions, Ministry, and Leadership. This book represents a call to action for all Christians, male and female, for obedience to our Lord, using whatever gifts he has endowed us, to [...]

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A Brief History of CBE
By: Mimi Haddad | September 5, 2001
After several years of careful analysis and prayer, CBE leaders have finalized a strategic plan to carry God’s work at CBE forward. As we look ahead to the future, we never want to forget the past. It is therefore a great privilege to present you with an updated history of CBE.

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