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    Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    4 Truths About Women in the Church

    Krysti Wilkinson

    Sometimes I find it amusing that our churches of today seem to be more anti-women than the Bible is. We doubt women’s ability…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories / Women and Relationships

    Egalitarian Marriage: More Than An Equal Division of Roles

    Hannah Helms

    On the third Wednesday of each month I set up camp in a conference room at the hospital where I work. I set…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    An Egalitarian Engagement and Wedding: One Couple’s Story

    Katie Manning

    It's wedding season! Today Katie Manning shares some creative ways she and her husband, Jon, applied their egalitarian values to the engagement and…

    Biblical Equality

    Reading Scripture as an Egalitarian: The Big Picture

    Patrick Franklin

    In today's post Patrick Franklin presents egalitarian theology in a nutshell. He writes, "In order to understand difficult passages of Scripture, including the…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    A God With Two Hands: Reflecting on Gender Equality

    Stephen Waldron

    In a recent Christians for Biblical Equality blog post, Kevin Giles showed how people used the Bible to justify slavery in a way that…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    No Words: A Lament for Women

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    When I was looking at the worship life of the American church, I noticed that lament, and something like the book of Lamentations,…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    20 Free A/V Resources on Biblical Gender Equality

    Gail Wallace

    Here are 20 free audio (A) and video (V) resources that present biblical gender equality (egalitarianism) in a clear, compelling way, have high…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    7 Ways to Practice Gender Equality in Your Church

    Kelly Ladd Bishop

    At times I have been frustrated by the number of churches that claim egalitarian theology, but are not actually practicing it. I’ve been…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Women and Church Politics: Living Outside the Bubble

    Shawna Songer Gaines

    I never thought I would ever write a book about politics! But as my husband (and co-pastor) and I led our congregation through…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Wives and Husbands in 1 Peter: Who is the Weaker Vessel?

    Heather Celoria

    Certain passages in 1 Peter are sometimes used to support the idea of hierarchy in Christian marriage, but a closer look reveals that…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories

    Walking in Rachel Held Evans’ Shoes

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

      It was November 2013. The conference had already started, and I was running late. I walked quickly along the sidewalk with my…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    We Need You, Brothers

    Kelly Ladd Bishop

    I used to work for a church that went through the tedious process of changing the church bylaws to allow for the full…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    The Quick Start Guide to Equality in Genesis

    Hannah Thompson

    The creation accounts in Genesis are of utmost importance when discussing gender relations within the Church. “Creation order” is a foundational claim of…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Mentoring in the Church: Apollo had Priscilla, Phoebe had Paul

    Bev Murrill

    Empowered by higher education and the willingness of thinking people to judge others on their merits rather than their plumbing, more women are…

    Biblical Equality

    Laying Down Male Privilege for Joy

    Rob Dixon

    Like most kids, our children love their candy. A relatively rare treat in our house, every piece of candy is something to be…

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