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Bitter Roots and Bitter Herbs

By: Ruth Barron | August 30, 2023

Too often in the church, we do not understand emotion words correctly. Hebrews tells us: “See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many” (12:15, NIV). Many religious leaders use this verse to condemn abuse victims, women like Naomi, [...]

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Women in Scripture and Mission: Joanna

By: Kimberly Dickson | June 2, 2023

Joanna accompanied Jesus throughout his ministry as he taught her to understand the importance of his upcoming life, death, and resurrection

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Four Attitudes of Jesus that Empower Women

By: Jill Richardson | May 11, 2023

What can we learn from how Jesus empowered women? With Christ as our example, women and men can learn to fully embody the new creation and truly bring God's kingdom into this world — a kingdom where women are actually seen, respected, and set free to live out their calling.

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Embrace Biblical Women's Equality to Improve the Daily Life of Your Marriage

By: Sarabeth Ng | February 27, 2023

The authors in this issue help us answer the question, What does it look like for women and men “to share authority equally in service and leadership in the home”? 

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Persevering with the Woman Who Bled for Twelve Years

By: Kimberly Dickson | January 18, 2023

What can the woman who bled for twelve years teach women in menopause—and all of us? Jesus sees you, loves you, and honors your persistent faith.

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Jairus and the Church Today: Lessons from the Bleeding Woman

By: Anna Beresford | January 11, 2023

Sandwiched between the two halves of the story of the healing of Jairus’s daughter, the story of the bleeding woman helps us see God’s intention for women and men to work side by side. This is how we create a fair, just, and equitable world.

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Four Important Lessons We Can Learn from Jesus and the Woman in John 8

By: Taryn Cleaves | January 4, 2023

Why did Jesus respond how he did when the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery before him? Jesus’s interaction with her can help form our own response to the messiness of interacting with ordinary people.

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Does Jesus Still Speak to Women?

By: Virginia Quarrier Knowles | December 21, 2022

We rejoice in the knowledge that Jesus himself is still actively calling women into a saving relationship with himself, building them up through the Word and the Holy Spirit, and sending them out into ministry.

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Jesus Loves Me, a Woman, This I Know

By: Sarabeth Ng | December 19, 2022

Jesus is our ultimate model of women’s biblical equality. His life and teachings guide our commitment to the full equality of women and men in the home, church, and world.

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Unhiding the Women in the Parable of the Prodigal Son

By: Charel du Toit | December 19, 2022

Jesus’s first-century audience would have seen women in the parable of the prodigal son, even if Jesus did not name them. Wives, daughters, granddaughters, female slaves, and female servants were very present and important.

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