Feminism


Finding Why I Need Feminism

Finding Why I Need Feminism


Posted By on Jul 23, 2014

  T his past week has brought a new flurry of discussions and debates over the ever-controversial topic of Feminism. On twitter this week, there are two #Campaigns filling my feed — one being #FaithFeminisms and the other #WomenAgainstFeminism.   Tweets like this: #FaithFeminisms because when you validate me as a woman, you validate me as God’s creation — Kathryn Stenta (@bookkats) July 23, 2014   “My...

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Finding Feminism in Christian Women

Finding Feminism in Christian Women


Posted By on Jul 16, 2014

  I used to believe that to be both a feminist and a Christian woman was impossible.   Feminism was the antithesis to Biblical submission and role expected of women in the church.   Denominations who had allowed women to be pastors in any area other than women’s and children’s ministry were directly subverting direct commands within Scripture for men to be the leaders of the church, society, and the home....

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W hen sitting down to research this post, I decided I needed more time to work through these newer books on Feminism I haven’t really digested yet. So I am rearranging the order of the books I want to cover in this series.   In the process, I also came across an article today that immediately sent me back in time to painful memories of an experience I never thought my family would ever go through. This article documents...

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Finding Feminism in Half the Sky

Finding Feminism in Half the Sky


Posted By on Jul 3, 2014

Series Intro Found Here    Today we start our journey on Finding Feminism, beginning with –   Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn    Trigger Warning: Extreme violence, both sexual and physical referenced and discussed.    World renowned journalists, Pulitzer Prize winners, a couple — this amazing husband and wife set out on a journey...

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  Most people think of profanity when they think of a bad word that starts with the letter F.   Where I grew up, I never even knew what swear words were, much less heard them till after I had moved out of the house as a young adult. In my house we got in trouble for saying crap, or butt, or stupid, or heaven forbid– shut up. As a child and a teenager if you had asked me what word I associated strong negativity with...

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Tuesday Townhall — June 24, 2014

Tuesday Townhall — June 24, 2014


Posted By on Jun 24, 2014

Welcome everyone,       So first, in true Townhall confession fashion, I would like to share that this week I learned anew one of those age old lessons on pride and humility. For me this means, I probably shouldn’t go on Facebook bragging about my mad cooking skills — it tends to bring Karma out the next day in the kitchen. My husband and I have been in a meal planning/cooking discovery phase lately. So each...

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