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The Many Faces of Gender-Based Violence

by Xana Recently I have been invited to participate in several discussions on the subject of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).  Various...

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In Honour of Ms Esther Kostina

I have been wanting to post this for a while now but have needed time to grieve. On Tuesday 9...

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The theological basis for Christian service

One of the clearest teachings about Christian service is found in the book of James 2:14-20 (NLT): 14 What good is...

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Who is Carrying the Burden?
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Who is Carrying the Burden?

This reflection is based on the Men Engage article (13 April 2020): "Let us not be blind to the gendered...

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Five Myths of Male Headship
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Five Myths of Male Headship

The Evangelical myths of “male headship” teach that men have some sort of authority over women in the Church, community,...

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Woman, Thou Art More Than Curves
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Woman, Thou Art More Than Curves

What we do with our bodies is more relevant and impactful for God’s kingdom than what our bodies look like....

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Go for the gold
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Go for the gold

Written by: Stacey Moyo The Young Adults iConnect camp held last year was a huge success! The Young Adults Ministry...

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I Didn’t Choose to Become an Egalitarian
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I Didn’t Choose to Become an Egalitarian

What makes you an egalitarian, and when do you become one? Written by: Carrie Fernandez I’m a southern girl, the...

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Follow the Leader

Written by: Wilma Luimes“No. You can’t play. I am the boss of this game.” Johnny shouts. Sarah turns away dejected....

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In God’s Image
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In God’s Image

Written by: Wilma Luimes In the name of fighting injustice we often forget to fight the issue and start fighting...

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For Brown Girls Who Considered Leaving The Church When The Sexism Was Too Much
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For Brown Girls Who Considered Leaving The Church When The Sexism Was Too Much

Written by: Kimberly Peerler-Ringer Since dismantling patriarchy is one of my approaches to reading the Scriptures, I want to talk...

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Women, You are Called
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Women, You are Called

Written by: Wilma Luimes I love the bible story of Deborah. For starters, it’s all about women’s leadership, for she...

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God’s Plan Cannot be Patriarchy…
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God’s Plan Cannot be Patriarchy…

Written by: Wilma Luimes ...because love imparts value and doesn’t seek to control.For generations in many churches, patriarchy has been...

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The War on Worship
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The War on Worship

By Simon McCauley22 year old worshipper Photo by Oscar Keys on Unsplash If there’s one thing that really excites me,...

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For Brown Girls Who Considered Leaving The Church When The Sexism Was Too Much
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For Brown Girls Who Considered Leaving The Church When The Sexism Was Too Much

Written by: Kimberly Peerler-Ringer Since dismantling patriarchy is one of my approaches to reading the Scriptures, I want to talk...

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Women, You are Called
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Women, You are Called

Written by: Wilma Luimes I love the bible story of Deborah. For starters, it’s all about women’s leadership, for she...

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God’s Plan Cannot be Patriarchy…
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God’s Plan Cannot be Patriarchy…

Written by: Wilma Luimes ...because love imparts value and doesn’t seek to control.For generations in many churches, patriarchy has been...

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The War on Worship
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The War on Worship

By Simon McCauley22 year old worshipper Photo by Oscar Keys on Unsplash If there’s one thing that really excites me,...

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God’s Plan Cannot be Patriarchy…

Written by: Wilma Luimes …because love imparts value and doesn’t seek to control.For generations in many churches, patriarchy has been passed off as the divine order of things. Its foundation lay in a quest for power and the legitimization of male leadership. But a divine order must produce godly fruit and blind, unqualified submission to …

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