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Celebrate National Women’s History Month with Bold Ezers in the Bible

March is National Women’s History Month and an opportunity to spotlight the incredible contributions of women to national and global history. It is also a golden opportunity for us to rediscover the strong legacy bequeathed to us by women in the … Continue reading

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Something to ponder . . .

To learn more, read: Jesus, John Wayne, and the Malestrom

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Another Great Awakening!

One by one, women and girls are awakening to the fact that God’s vision for his daughters is bigger than they thought—much bigger than the narrow vision the church so often proclaims for us. I’ll never get over the thrill … Continue reading

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Ruth Goes to Uganda!

Monday’s email made my day with this incredible photo of Christian ezer leaders in Uganda. It was a scramble, but 2021 ended with an opportunity to help Lifesprings International wrap up their training session in Uganda by giving each attendee … Continue reading

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Something to ponder . . . 

The timeless article below was written by my husband and posted on the Missio Seminary website in honor of Martin Luther King and republished here with permission. When Moderation and Justice Collide Today we remember Martin Luther King, Jr. We … Continue reading

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International Ezer Day!

I was born on Memorial Day. When I was old enough to understand, my father used to tell me people were flying flags on their houses because it was my birthday. To those whose loved ones have served in the … Continue reading

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2021 National Love Your Red Hair Day!

It’s that time again, and we are celebrating our favorite little red head! Arden is 7 now and happily in second grade. So much to learn and discover. She and her little sister Avery (6 and first grade) are both … Continue reading

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“If Ruth, why not me?”

For a long time we been looking at the lives of women in the Bible through the wrong end of the telescope. Their lives are noticeably small next to the larger lives of men in their stories. This has influenced … Continue reading

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2021 International Day of the Girl Child

It breaks my heart to read about the renewed Taliban efforts to restrict Afghan girls from formal education. It is not only tragic for the young girls, I can’t imagine a more effective way to sabotage a nature’s future. The tragic … Continue reading

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Jesus, John Wayne and #MeToo Warnings We Missed

The latest issue of the Journal of Urban Mission just went live. The theme is #ChurchToo, which was enough to get me interested. I contributed two articles. One is a double review of Kristin Du Mez’s two books—her bestselling Jesus … Continue reading

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