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This week on the Intersectionality thread, host Angela talks with Rev. Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown about sounding the certain trumpet in the key of F—for female.

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The issue of women’s ordination overshadows the unrestricted use of gifts in the church. Opportunities to use our gifts are still doled out based on sexist gender ideologies of what it means to be a woman or a man.

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Mimi and Kim interview Amanda Jackson, director of the Women’s Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance, who offers Christian women leaders strategies for facing hurdles that prevent them from using their gifts. 

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Layla and Rob sit down with Lisa Rodriguez-Watson, National Director of Missio Alliance, for an honest and real assessment of the challenges and benefits of pursuing mixed-gender ministry partnerships.

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What can anatomic pathology teach us about women’s equality? The importance of considering the bigger picture before becoming fixated on little details.

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Crisscrossing both testaments, gender balance looks at the Bible in a way clearly contained within the text itself. It tempers patriarchy. It offers solace to those wounded by misogyny. It invites study and comparison.

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This week on the Intersectionality thread, host Angela Ravin-Anderson talks with Rev. Dr. Carolyn Ann Knight about her personal experience of being called by God to preach over 40 years ago.

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Framers and signatories of CBE’s flagship document, “Men, Women, and Biblical Equality,” describe the progress they’ve observed and their hopes for the future of the biblical egalitarian movement.

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Black women make up most of the church membership in Black churches, yet they have historically been excluded from the decision-making tables. We must consider how these women serve when we evaluate women’s equality.

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We have had many significant moments in the past thirty years in the journey toward gender equality. The difficulty is that large leaps of progress often leave room for invisible, subtle barriers for women in ministry.

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