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The Primary Colors of Our Moral Sense

By: Elise Toedt | September 5, 2011

This story, from the point of view of a young girl, is about the collective responsibility of the church—male and female alike—to examine the type of environment we create not only through our theological stances, but also through our daily actions and interactions, so that we may make the church a safe and [...]

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From Hatchet-Man to Women’s Advocate

By: Nicholas Colby Watson Wolfe | December 5, 2010

Growing up in the church, “I didn’t sense that women were oppressed,” author and seminary professor Cleophus J. LaRue admitted. The Baptist church he attended was made up of 75% women, and they served in many leadership positions. 

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When the Rubber Doesn't Meet the Road

By: Scott Lencke | June 30, 2016

Embracing a fully egalitarian perspective was a long twelve-year process. When all was said and done, there was one final hurdle to overcome. The final hurdle was allowing women to serve as elders (or pastors) in the local church.

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Samaritan Sinner, Celebrated Saint: The Story of the First Christian Missionary

By: Bronwen Speedie | December 5, 2016

Many Jewish rabbis of Jesus’ time would cross the street rather than walk near a woman, but Jesus crossed into unthinkable territory for this “divine appointment” with a Samaritan woman.

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Blood & Water Flowed: Becoming New through the Feminine Imagery of Redemption

By: Valerie Geer | June 5, 2015

It was not until I was well into my thirties that I started to see that some of my uniquely female experiences are beautiful and poignant pictures within the redemption story. Consider the motif of new life born of blood and water, pain and sacrifice.

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Jeanne D'Arc

By: Jennifer Stewart Fueston | January 30, 2008

As with Mary, it was the sound of angel wings that broke the silence.  

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Church Happens

By: Greg Boyd | June 5, 2012

Rejection. Manipulation. Oppression. It happens. And Sometimes it happens in the Church. How do we respond when other Christians hurt us?

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Arising from the Doorstep

By: JoAnn Streeter Shade | December 18, 2013

Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you.Therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him. Isaiah 30:18

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"What about all the Men?"

By: Al Miles | December 17, 2013

A Christian pastor and national trainer on strategies to prevent and end situations of domestic violence within faith communities reflects on the most frequently asked question he receives from male clergy and congregation members. He also challenges the commonly held notion that males have been granted special divine privileges to assume headship over females.

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