Jan Lynn

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The Intimidating Single Woman: A Parable

Once there was a man who owned a rich, fertile piece of land, with hills to climb and lakes to swim and forests to explore. The landowner was known …

Single Women Are Now the Most Potent Political Force in America

By the time I walked down the aisle — or rather, into a judge’s chambers — in 2010, at the age of 35, I had lived 14 independent, early-adult years …

3 Things Christians Get Wrong About Women Leaders

Do we misinterpret what the Bible says?Our family spent summers going to Gilbert Lake, a small lake about 15 minutes from our house. Though there …

Jesus Was a Feminist

From Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ”I started to write this post to respond a little more to the conversation surrounding the Duggar …

Comment on Sexual abuse won’t stop unless the church puts women in power by Brian Sommers

the real problem is simply this: NO ACCOUNTABILITY!I don’t care if you have all women, men or mixed. When a governing committee/group/whatever has …

Christian Compassion or Complicity: The Abuse and Gendercide of God’s Daughters

by sheloves Share on Facebook Retweet this By Dr. Mimi Haddad | @Mimi_CBE<i>EDITOR’S NOTE:</i> <i>Today we welcome Dr. Mimi Haddad, president of Christians for</i> …

The Unexpected Defenders

Holly Ordway began her conversion to faith in a casino in Reno, Nevada, surrounded by slot machines. She had just competed in a North American Cup …

What Does It Look Like to be a Christian Feminist?

Do you associate feminism with bra-burning? I used to.<p>That was before I did some digging into U.S. history. In fact, feminists never burned bras at …

Feminism

3 Female Ghosts that Haunt the Church

I will never forget the first time I met my pastor. Our family had been at the church for two years before a meeting with another staff member threw …

An Open Letter to All the People Writing (And Sharing) Open Letters About What’s Wrong with The Church

<i>By Whitney Capps</i><p>I’ve read them. I feel like I’ve read them all-the letters from well-meaning, well-written peers of mine. Posts penned by young …

Strachan’s views on male leadership: It’s all about women! No, really!

Owen Strachan, the president of complementarian organization CBMW, got up in arms the other day because of media reactions to his friend Gavin …

The Women of Advent: Rahab

<i>This post is the second in an Advent series on the women listed in Christ’s lineage recorded in Matthew 1:17: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary.</i><p>…