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    Women and the Church

    Do I Stay or Do I Leave? A Dilemma for Women in the Church

    Teri Ruonavaara King

    Earlier this year we shared a guest post titled "Why I'm at a Church That Doesn't Support Gender Equality". The post led to…

    Women and the Church

    The Burden of the Exceptional Female Pastor

    Robbie Cansler

    There is a phrase that continues to be repeated by those in leadership when asked how local churches might be encouraged to be…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Why I Support Women in Church Leadership – in 30 Seconds

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    I was recently asked to summarize why I support women in church leadership in thirty seconds or less. This was my response… Deborah…

    Women and the Church

    In Support of the Female Pastor: Practicing Our Theology

    Doug Talley

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

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    On Being a Female Chaplain in the Military

    Alexis Waggoner

    I just spent six weeks with a group of 21 other Air Force chaplains. All 21 were male. I’m a female chaplain in…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Jesus Found Me

    Heather Penny

      One of my favorite stories is when Jesus heals a man who had been born blind since birth. After Jesus heals him,…

    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

    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…

    Women and the Church

    10 Ways Men Can Fight Sexism

    Allison Quient

    Are you a man who is discontent with just believing women should be treated fairly? Are you ready to do something? Here are…

    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…

    Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    Is Marriage a Ministry Qualification?

    Leslie Anneliz Moreno

    A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with a woman while at a social gathering. In the course of our conversation…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Midwifing the Church

    Christiana Rice

    I’ve found that metaphors for leadership and church planting over the last few decades have arisen dominantly out of male narratives. Much of…

    Women and the Church

    I Don’t Believe in Men in Ministry

    Patrick Oden

    There’s a curious little story in the book of Acts about a man who wanted to purchase the power of the Holy Spirit.…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Why We Need More Women Pastors

    Karen Strand Winslow

    The power of exposure and custom—and the lack thereof—etches deep marks in our inner beings. We associate pastoring with men because the pastors…

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

    Three Reasons I Believe Men and Women are Equal Co-laborers in God’s Kingdom

    Dave Johnson

    Today Dave Johnson, Lead Pastor of Neighborhood Christian Fellowship (a Wesleyan church in Southern California) writes about his belief in biblical equality. His…

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