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?
The Elephant in the Sanctuary: Women and Abuse
I concluded my celebration of Women's History Month (March) with a sober realization that the abuse of females is inseparable from the study of women's history.
Is Women's Leadership in the Church a Primary Issue?
If you are concerned about the question of gender and Christian faith you have probably heard someone say, "Yes, the woman's question is important, but it is not a 'primary issue.'" What is at the
Is Christ's Gender Paramount?
How many of us come from traditions where we have been told that women cannot serve in positions of leadership because Jesus was male?
Why did God Create Women?
In Half the Sky, Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Kristof and WuDunn document the global exploitation of women an abuse to which we have become indifferent.
All Are Equally Called to 'Servant Leadership'
How many of us feel uneasy when we are told that men, rather than women, are called to be "servant leaders?" Perhaps we are confused by this notion -- that men alone are to be "servant leaders" --
Boys are Warriors and Girls are Princesses? Spiritual Gifts are not Divided by Gender
Have you ever visited your local Christian bookstore as an exercise in gender studies?
Jesus Didn't Overlook Gender, He Transcended It
Earlier this year I spent nearly one week at a Christian university.
A Woman with Full Authority
Many people in Minnesota get really excited about fall. We welcome cooler weather, colorful trees, and a chance to share treasures from our garden.
Don't Isolate Gender from the Biblical Big Picture