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Women: Men’s Genuine Partners

By: Mimi Haddad | June 5, 2023

The genuine partnerships of women and men working side by side as evangelists, house-church planters, apostles, missionaries, Bible translators, and more comprise a Christ-follower revolution that transformed the most brutal superpower in history—Rome.

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Women in Scripture and Mission: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

By: Mikaela Bell | May 10, 2023

Studying Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’s life reminds us to speak the truth, even to our detriment, and to trust God with the long-term outcome.

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Together in the New Humanity

By: Craig Keener | May 5, 2023

Paul's letter to the Ephesians supports an egalitarian understanding of Galatians 3:28, rooted in Genesis and other Old Testament texts.

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Let's Stop Doing as the Romans Do

By: Adam Benner | May 4, 2023

Despite the complementarian claim that female submission is authentically “Christian,” it’s actually more in keeping with Roman practice. In Ephesians 5:25–28, however, Paul teaches his readers to behave in a way that’s very different from that of Roman males—a truly Christian way of honouring women. The question is, will we learn what he [...]

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Women and Men Leading Together: “Exchanging a Muzzle for a Microphone” with Rici and Phil Skei

By: Layla Van Gerpen, Rob Dixon, Rici Skei, Phil Skei | April 28, 2023

Join Layla and Rob as they host Rici and Phil Skei, co-pastors and co-parents, sharing Rici's testimony of limitless ministry leadership and the joy of role flexibility in both home and ministry.

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If Complementarianism Isn't Working for Some, It Isn't Working for All

By: Liz Cooledge Jenkins | April 20, 2023

Why are some women seemingly content in complementarian settings and others not? Women gifted in leadership feel the painful chains of patriarchy more than others, as they reach to use their gifts without breaking. When churches keep women from using their God-given callings, the whole body of God suffers.  

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Five Ways Churches Can Empower Women as Civic Leaders

By: Aria M. Spears | April 13, 2023

Civic leadership through boards and commissions is an underutilized resource for church members to help their communities thrive. Women are especially underrepresented in these decision-making bodies. Churches can play a non-partisan role in equipping women to serve with excellence, humility, and wisdom. This article covers six steps for local churches to develop a strategy to [...]

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Men and Women Leading Together: “I Wonder If It’s Already Happening?” with Rev. Elaine May

By: Layla Van Gerpen, Rob Dixon, Elaine May | March 24, 2023

This month, Rev. Elaine May shares a hopeful vision for shared leadership in the context of God’s mission. She shares a compelling list of practical tips that create leadership pipelines, developing women into leaders, and intentionally modeling fruitful partnerships for the next generation.

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Educator and Visionary: A Profile of Mary McLeod Bethune

By: Rachel Larsen | March 16, 2023

When a swarm of Ku Klux Klan marched onto her campus, Mary McLeod Bethune and other staff members stood their ground. Little did Bethune know that when God had shut the door for her to become a missionary, she would find herself here and later become one of the most influential educators and activists of [...]

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