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    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 / 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 / Women and the Church

    Women & Leadership in Sacramental Churches

    Tim Peck

    When I was a pastor in the nondenominational world, most conversations around gender and church leadership revolved around whether women should preach from…

    Biblical Equality

    On John Piper & Manhood

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    At the beginning of March one of our readers wrote in and asked this question: "I recently watched a video regarding The Gospel…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    50 Shades of Grey and Patriarchy: What Exactly Did We Expect?

    Dalaina May

    There are many articles written by Christians trying to pick apart why it is that so many women, both in and out of…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Confusing “Equality” with “Sameness”: A Complementarian Misconception

    Bob Edwards

    Time after time, I’ve read complementarian literature that seems to misunderstand what is meant by biblical equality for women and men. The heart…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    What I Would Tell My 12-Year-Old Self About Gender Roles

    Andrea Heinrichs

    It wasn’t until I started attending a private Christian school as a 12-year-old that I became aware of the spectrum of views regarding…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Two Paths to Affirming Women’s Ordination

    Tim Peck

    With the Church of England’s recent vote to begin ordaining women as bishops, the issue of women’s ordination has once again been in…

    Biblical Equality

    In the Image of Man They Created God; Male They Created Him

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    Last week Owen Strachan, prominent complementarian leader and President of the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, called Rachel Held Evans‘ teaching “heresy”…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    The Logic of Galatians 3:28

    Tim Peck

    Both egalitarians and complementarians try to grapple with Paul’s words in Galatians 3:28 in their own ways. However, sometimes we do not look…

    Biblical Equality

    Thoughts on an Unsuccessful Job Interview: Jesus Loves Women (and People Who Disagree with Me)

    Katie Manning

    "It says that your area of study is Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory. How is that compatible with teaching at a Christian university?"…

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

    Confessions of a Closet Egalitarian

    Liz Wolf

    I never heard the words egalitarian or complementarian until last summer. At 50 (first of my true confessions) I’m a little late to…

    Biblical Equality

    Do Men Really Need to “Govern” Women?

    Bob Edwards

    “Governing,” according to this document, is exclusively a man’s role. This begs the question, if you are a complementarian man, why do you…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    A Complementarian View of Justice?

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    Last week, I attended The Justice Conference that was held here in Los Angeles. I have to say up front that it was…

    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    When God Calls a Complementarian Woman into Ministry

    April Fiet

    The word “Complementarian” is a loaded word that immediately raises defenses. By way of explanation for those who are unfamiliar with the term,…

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