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About bwebaptistwomenforequality

Shirley Taylor writes with humor and common sense, challenging the church body to reclaim equality for Christian women.

A long time coming

The climate for abuse will not change until Baptist women are recognized as being fully human and fully spiritual in the church and in their homes. Continue reading

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A Mother’s Fight for her Daughter

There is a healing that needs to take place for yourselves, and your daughters, your daughters-in-law, your sisters.  Continue reading

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Part 6. Stepping into the Christian era

Like the original Eve, this woman Mary Magdalene who was cleansed of all her sins, remained under the curse of man. Not God, but man. So do all of us women who have come after her. Continue reading

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Part 5. The Garden

So we have finally arrived in the garden and the world has been turned upside down. Where do we go from here? Do we leave Mary and the other women beside an empty grave? Continue reading

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Part 4. Destination, the garden

No matter what shape the world is in, the writers of The Danvers Statement would never have chosen the woman at the well to be the instrument God used to win lost people to Christ. Continue reading

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Part 3. Destination, the Garden

What stories are you telling about your relationship with Jesus? Continue reading

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Part 2. Destination the Garden

If Jesus calls women for the extraordinary, why wouldn’t he call women for the ordinary? Preaching, for instance. Continue reading

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Part 1. Destination the Garden

Eve would be the one giving birth to future generations, but those same sons and daughters would curse her. Continue reading

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Beyond the Grave: A Christian Dilemma

We are all touched by death and we all have some belief regarding what happens. Continue reading

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Book Review Redemption from Biblical Battering

What I do know is that the Bible was never intended to be a hammer over women’s heads. Continue reading

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