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Topic: Who Run the World? (Girls)
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Where Do Women Belong in God’s Kingdom?

A prayerbook reflection on what the true king of the world means for our views of powerful men and adoring women.

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Women Like Me Are Abused Worldwide. Here’s Why.

As a female preacher, I have firsthand experience of the way religion can discriminate against women. But religion is not the problem.

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Religion Gets a Bad Rap on Women. But There’s More to the Story

A closer look at the history of religion reveals a world where women were celebrated and revered.

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God Doesn’t Want to Hold Women Back — and Never Did

All the old ideas are being made new. All the walls holding back women are being torn down.

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The League of Invisible Women

In many places, these women are not allowed to preach — but I believe God is parting the seas for them to lead in other ways.

Topic: Lent: Ashes, Fasting, and Resurrection
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Why Lent Asks Us to Give Up a Few of Our Favorite Things

Why do we put aside things that matter? Because things matter to us so very much.

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Lent 101

Making sense of ashes, fish and fasting during the annual 40-day penitential period.

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Street Evangelism and Ashes

When I took church to the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District, I found God was already there.

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I’m Giving Up Control for Lent, and You Better Give Up Something, Too

I called the Dean of the National Cathedral for a lesson on Lent and realized I needed to do more than just learn about it.

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Good News! You’re a Sinner and Lent Is Here

During the season of Lent, Christians are reminded of their sin. That makes it the most wonderful time of the year.

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