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Something to ponder . . .

“This for me is the defining argument for diversity: Diversity is the best way to defend equality. If people from diverse groups are not making the decisions, the burdens and benefits of society will be divided unequally and unfairly—with the … Continue reading

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Immerse Yourself in Hope During the Pandemic

Global catastrophes change the world, and this pandemic is very much akin to a major war. Even if we contain the Covid-19 crisis within a few months, the legacy of this pandemic will live with us for years, perhaps decades … Continue reading

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The Patriarchal Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted life in ways no one could have imagined. It brought an abrupt halt to conferences, church services, sporting events, and other large gatherings. The devastating power of this microscopic virus is mind-boggling: the rapid spread, … Continue reading

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Refueling Hope!

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Sometimes the biggest battle an ezer must fight is with herself

She knows before you doall the reasons she should stay quiet.No one will believe a woman who used to dance with demons.A woman who used to dance. A woman who used to.A woman who used.A woman. It’s hardly a secretwhen they’re … Continue reading

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Queen Esther and #MeToo

Paul Louis Metzger and his ministry organization New Wine, New Wineskins should be on your radar. Paul is Professor of Christian Theology and Theology of Future at Multnomah University and Multnomah Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He’s also the Director of the Institute for … Continue reading

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The Patron Saint of International Women’s Day

I am nominating Boaz the Israelite as the Patron Saint of International Women’s Day. That’s right, I’m nominating a man. At a time when male power and privilege are regularly condemned in the headlines as a curse and a major … Continue reading

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No Time for Tears

“God hath given you one face, and you make yourself another.” ―Shakespeare I am all cried out. I have no more tears―only deep groans and righteous indignation. Yet again, we are suffering #ChurchToo aftershocks following the February 22 revelation that … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Gospel Liberates Men from the Malestrom

“The maelstrom is the seaman’s nightmare, but the ‘malestrom’ poses an even greater threat to men than the hidden dangers of the open sea.” The malestrom is the particular ways in which the fall impacts the male of the human … Continue reading

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Something to ponder . . .

When widowhood or anything else alters a woman’s life, the center of her identity doesn’t disintegrate, for she is not defined or redefined by circumstances, relationships, her resume, or public opinion. God defines her. If you looked up “woman” in … Continue reading

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