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Ezer Rising: Coming to 16 Cities/3 Countries in October! #EzerRisingMeetUps

In October we will be hosting 16 "Meet Ups" across the United States, Toronto, and Scotland! We hope that you will consider coming out and joining us for an afternoon of coffee and conversation! Ezer Rising Meet Ups will be a great time to meet the people in our online community! We will have a… Continue reading Ezer Rising: Coming to 16 Cities/3 Countries in October! #EzerRisingMeetUps

Equality, Race Issues in the Church, social justice

Responding in Love to Charlottesville – What Does Love Look Like?

LOVE. What is love? Today I have seen a lot of people saying to "choose love, not hate" following the white supremacy event in Charlottesville. People saying that speaking about it and drawing attention to it just fuels it. People saying to choose love and not anger. Perhaps, love looks like a lot of different… Continue reading Responding in Love to Charlottesville – What Does Love Look Like?

Abuse, Equality, women's issues

Jealousy is Not Romantic – by Charlie Grantham

Often in our society, male partner jealousy is romanticized. When men are aggressive, controlling, and jealous, it is seen as just another way to express their "love" for their partner. This is often portrayed in popular movies, books, and television shows as an attractive quality in men. I have heard women with controlling and jealous… Continue reading Jealousy is Not Romantic – by Charlie Grantham

Equality, Modesty, Uncategorized, women's issues

Modesty 101: How codes are practised illustrate culture and values

By Christine Woolgar When I started this series on modesty, I honestly wasn’t expecting it to be so loaded with illustrations from Harry Potter. But I keep coming back to these books because J.K. Rowling has a particular talent for illustrating realities in tangible ways. It means she offers a way for readers to identify… Continue reading Modesty 101: How codes are practised illustrate culture and values

Church Leadership, Egalitarianism, Stories and Testimonies, Uncategorized

From Intuition to Conviction: My Life as An Egalitarian – One Woman’s Journey

Guest Post by Julie Meyer Taylor I spent the first twenty or so years of my life in an intensive study of the Bible. I attended Christian school where I memorized Bible verses every week, sang hymns every day, and read the Bible as part of our language arts curriculum. My parents read Bible passages at dinner and Bible stories at bedtime. I… Continue reading From Intuition to Conviction: My Life as An Egalitarian – One Woman’s Journey

Abuse, marriage, social justice, women's issues

13 Signs You Are Probably In An Abusive Relationship

This is my story. A part of my life that held many mistakes, much pain, and heartache I never knew possible. A part of my life I am not proud of. It is a part of my life that God has redeemed, restored, and forgiven me for as well as brought complete healing to me… Continue reading 13 Signs You Are Probably In An Abusive Relationship

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What God Really Cares About

A few months back, a gentleman on Twitter, in the course of an argument with an egalitarian, posited with a note of accusation that, essentially, egalitarians wouldn't approach the doctrine of the Trinity with the same flippancy towards the plain words of scripture as they do with the passages relating to gender roles. That buzzed… Continue reading What God Really Cares About