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We believe in women and men’s shared leadership in marriage and ministry, but what does this look like in practice? Here are some lessons from one woman’s shared ministry leadership with her husband. 

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Even in egalitarian settings, women can face challenges when answering their call to ministry. This article offers four encouragements to women who are beginning their journey into the pastorate. 

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People who believe strict gender roles in marriage are biblical sometimes compare them to partnered dancing. This article challenges that understanding of both dance and marriage, crediting to the real Choreographer.

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Certainty that your loved one will treat you as an equal ought to be a given, but we all know that not every church teaches the importance or even legitimacy of egalitarian marriage. How could I be assured that this was as important to the man proposing as it was to me? 

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As a woman who has come more fully into her leadership gifts as she’s aged, her story offers both inspiration to other leaders and a challenge to the church to fully incorporate the gifts of women at all ages.

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Friends are equals, and to lay down my life for my wife I also need to see her as my friend, as my equal, including in our circumstances today.

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Traditionally, a woman changes her last name to her husband’s when she gets married. But some are questioning whether that tradition should stay the same. We explore the options couples have.

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Female pastors are facing unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Wonder Woman Syndrome” leaves women feeling like they have to do everything perfectly. Here are some tips to help you cope.

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Most professionals are caring and nonjudgmental people who are in the mental health field to help people and make a difference. Don’t stop searching for help until you find someone who respects you and your Christian egalitarian beliefs.

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There is no single calling for all women. This is a realization that cannot be taught or persuaded. A person must want to grow, and a Christian should want to learn new ideas because pursuing truth requires accepting that we can be wrong.

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