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The Hope of Something New

Feminism, Evangelism, and New Worshiping Communities If you were going to create a church that fully lived into gender equality as one of the central values, what would that look like? Who would preach? What language would you use to represent … Continue reading

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Silencing: Testimonials of the Exiled Christians

I’ve always loved telling my story. In college, my campus Christian group would pass out spiritual gifting inventories, and we’d take a test to help determine whether we had the gifts of prophesy, faith, teaching, healing, evangelism, service, etc. I … Continue reading

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Re-Imagining Creation: Gathering at the Table of Necessity

Thoughts about creating life out of the good for nothing rags of injustice threadbare hope The following article was originally published in the May/June 1994 edition of Church & Society. Download a PDF of the original here. I begin with … Continue reading

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Re-Imagining the Church as Spiritual Institution

Affirming Diversity and Life-Sustaining Relationships The following article was originally published in the May/June 1994 edition of Church & Society. Download a PDF of the original here. Listen to the words of Elizabeth, an enslaved woman and minister, born in … Continue reading

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