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When men open doors for women–The Black Swan Effect

I have been so blessed by the caliber of men who were willing to contribute chapters to The Black Swan Effect: A Response to Gender Hierarchy in the Church. Here’s a quote from the book by missiologist and author, Michael Frost. But it is pretty hollow when we guys say we stand for the inclusion… Read More

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Is the age of chivalry dead?

Or should the age of chivalry be abolished? Twice over the past few weeks I’ve read from different sources that it’s somehow demeaning to a woman if a man opens the door for her or pays for her meal. In both instances, the people concerned were offended if a man held the door open for… Read More

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Men opening doors

What can men do to open the door for women to step out into everything God has for them? For years, my husband, Tony, opened the door for meĀ in every conceivable way . He included me in any speaking engagement he had. He promoted my writing. He encouraged me to voice my opinions. He knew… Read More

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Inviting women to join the ranks

I am so grateful for the men who have invited me to co-labor alongside them in groups that have Kingdom significance–not as Tony’s wife, nor as the “token woman,” but in my own right, based on my calling and giftings. The roles of leadership (servanthood) in the church are mostly dominated my males. But God… Read More