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    Women and the Bible

    3 New Testament Female Leaders: Phoebe, Junia, Prisca

    Ian Hyde

    I’ve had many great conversations with my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, many of whom disagree with my belief that in Rom.…

    Women and the Bible

    The Women Who Stood Near the Cross

    Gail Wallace

    “Some women were watching from a distance, including Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and Salome. When Jesus was…

    Women and the Bible

    The Promise of Pentecost: Your Sons and Daughters Will Prophesy

    Lydia Leigh

    When I first heard the story of Pentecost it was painted to me as the Holy Spirit empowering the 12 apostles to step…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Women Enter Boldly: The Torn Veil & Direct Access to God

    Carrie Fernandez

      Do Not Enter, Employees Only, Faculty Only, Keep Out, Staff Only Beyond This Point, No Entry: Ticket Holders Only, No Trespassing, Members…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    For Brown Girls Who Considered Leaving the Church When the Sexism was Too Much

    Kimberly Peeler-Ringer

    A lot of Black women occupy pews in churches that privilege maleness, and even teach and uphold certain cultural norms from an ancient…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Made in the Image of a God Who Doesn’t Look Like Me

    Kayla Blair

    My family doesn’t look like a family in a lot of ways.  Meaning, we don’t look like one another.  At all. We are…

    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 / 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…

    Women and the Bible

    The Commissioning of Mary Magdalene

    Heidi Strate

    This moment would become the very cornerstone of our faith. Preached in millions of sermons, proclaimed in every nation and tongue, written about…

    Women and the Bible

    The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany

    Kay Bonikowsky

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

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    More than Footnotes Part 1: Women in Early Church History

    Michael Wiltshire

    Many Christians have inherited the supposition that the Church has been built on the backs of men. Masculine, courageous, and often oddly wigged…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Mary and Martha: Sister vs. Sister?

    Carole Jeanne Bate

    I really never understood the sister relationship. I grew up as the only daughter and only granddaughter on both sides of my family.…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Mary Magdalene: 5 Things You Should Know

    Gail Wallace

    There is no evidence in the bible or church history to suggest that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute or the wife of Jesus.…

    Women and the Bible

    Martha, Misunderstood

    Cara Strickland

    I can't imagine a world in which it would be culturally acceptable for a hostess to walk up to her guest of honor…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Were the Twelve Apostles all Male?

    Margaret Mowczko

    An argument often brought up in discussions about women in church leadership is that Jesus’ twelve apostles[1] were all male, and, because there…

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