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Jesus Feminist: A Review

If you are a woman, weary of being silenced, and wondering what your place is in the church, then this book will make you want to stand again, and probably sing and dance too.

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Christian Conferences and Invisible Women

We need to appoint into leadership those whom society devalues – not because of any worldly political correctness, but because of the Bible, and the character of God. God loves the widow and orphan and foreigner. He is a God of the oppressed minority.

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Women Bishops: the real issues

The Press this week is full of derision for and condemnation of the Church of England, following the failure of the motion for Women Bishops in General Synod this week. It needed to reach a two-thirds majority in all three of the houses in order to be passed. It reached a two-thirds majority in the […]

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I love the Church of England

My family is crazy, and they drive me mad. They make me madder and hurt me more than anyone else can.   But don’t you dare criticise my family. You don’t have the right. They are mine to criticise and I’ll defend them to the hilt.   *****   It has been a strange sort […]

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On women bishops

I hesitate to write this, and I told myself that I would not step into this debate on this particular platform. I know that I am at risk of alienating dear friends as I write this, and that the stakes are high on both sides. I would very, very much appreciate it if you would […]

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How do you know if you’re called?

It was 1999.  I was sitting in a room with a tear-stained girl my own age and we were asking each other the question, ‘How do you know if you’re called to ministry?’ I’m honoured to be guest-posting for Ed Czyewski today for his Women in Ministry series. I have loved following his series and […]

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