The Common Good

From the Malls of America to the Destitute and Lost

Do you find yourself reluctant to attend women's retreats, Bible studies, or conferences because too often they focus on fashion, dieting, women's emotions, and new forms of abdominal exercises? Are you confused by Christian blogs for women where, again, the discussions center on fashion and appearance? How many times have you perused Christian bookstores or event booths where resources for women fixated on beauty? Why are the daughters of Abraham -- destined as strong agents of gospel-service -- reduced to lesser pursuits?

Over 100 years ago Catherine Booth (1829

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