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Women in the Church: Part 11

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 11: Difficult Texts: Ephesians 5:21-33 Today’s post is the final of three addressing key New Testament texts often cited to restrict or prohibit women from certain ministries in the church, … Continue reading

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Egalitarianism series: to be concluded next week

Next week, I will conclude my series on egalitarianism by looking at husband-wife relationships in Ephesians 5. Stay tuned . . .

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Women in the Church: Part 10

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 10: Difficult Texts: 1 Peter 3:1-7 Today’s post is the second of three addressing key New Testament texts often cited to restrict or prohibit women from certain ministries in the … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 9

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 9: Difficult Texts:  1 Timothy 2:8-15  Today’s post is the first of three that will address key New Testament texts often cited by complementarians to restrict or prohibit women from certain … Continue reading

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Egalitarianism Series – continued

New Post Coming! It’s been a while since I’ve posted a blog entry. Well I’m back at it and I’m finally getting around to concluding my series on why I am an egalitarian. Over the next three weeks, on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 5

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 5: Women as Leaders in the Bible (NT)   Today I continue my list of ten significant women in the Bible. Last week, I wrote about 5 women in the … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 1

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 1: Serving with Gifted Women in the Church Some time ago, a mother shared with me a story about how her daughter courageously shared the gospel with her friends at … Continue reading

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Is God Male?

When I teach about the Trinity in my introductory theology class the topic of God and gender often comes up. “Is God male?” Let’s think about that. The Bible often refers to God with masculine personal pronouns. Following this, Christians … Continue reading

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