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    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    No Words: A Lament for Women


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

    Women and the Church

    In Support of the Female Pastor: Practicing Our Theology


    I am thankful to have a church heritage that affirms and values women in ministry, women in leadership, and female pastors. Yet, I…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Women and Church Politics: Living Outside the Bubble


    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

    On Being a Daddy’s Girl


    Today we're sharing some delightful reflections on the impact of fathers by guest author Sarah Schwartz. Happy Father's Day! "Throughout my childhood, people…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    3 Reasons to Be a Feminist


    From the editor: We had so many wonderful submissions that we've extended our series of personal stories of Christian women who identify as…

    Women and the Bible

    The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany


    This week we are pleased to bring you three Easter reflections on women disciples who were an integral part of Jesus' live and…


    3 Third World Jesus Feminists You Should Know


    Today the average Christian looks like a poor Nigerian woman rather than a European well-educated male as in the past. In 2050, 72…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    “Feminist” Is Not a Dirty Word


    On Mondays we’re sharing personal stories of Christian women who identify as feminists. We hope that hearing these stories will broaden our understanding…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Why Women Matter: The Church as the Face of God


    Though there are probably as many conceptions of “primary issues” for the Church as there are churches, a typical list is easily constructed.…

    Biblical Equality

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


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

    Women and the Church

    Really? You Listened to a Woman?


    When my friend Melissa asked the discussion question, I wanted to shrink into the floor. “What do you need to confess?” she said.…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    A Complementarian View of Justice?


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

    Women and the Church

    I Didn’t Go to Church Today…


    I didn’t go to church today. I didn't go to church church is still asking “what should women be allowed to do?”…

    Women and the Church

    So God Created Man: Battling Gender Microaggressions


    “Sam, when you say, ‘May the best man win,’ you imply in a small way that the best person in whatever situation will…

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