Category Archives: Changing Church

“Feminist Faith-Based Social Justice” The Christian Feminism Today 2014 Gathering (cont.)

At the Christian Feminism Today Gathering in St. Louis, Dr. Mary E. Hunt gave an inspiring presentation titled “Feminist Faith-Based Social Justice: How feminists of faith can collaborate to amplify our voices and deepen our collective impact.” Mary is the co-founder and co-director of the Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER).  At the Gathering […]

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“This is What Feminism’s All About,” The Christian Feminism Today 2014 Gathering (cont.)

The Christian Feminism Today (CFT) Gathering continues to energize and inspire me. One of the fascinating people I met there in St. Louis this summer was Abigail Pope. We talked about her call to ministry, and she asked me to recommend some progressive seminaries. This was Abigail’s first time at a Gathering, and I asked […]

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The Christian Feminism Today 2014 Gathering (cont.)

    At the Christian Feminism Today Gathering in St. Louis, Ashley Cason gave an outstanding presentation titled “Human Sexuality and Women in the Church: Past Policies and Future Prospects.” Among the current trends she noted is that one in three U.S. Catholics are leaving the church because of their disagreement with church policies, especially […]

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“Let Justice Roll On Like a River!” The Christian Feminism Today 2014 Gathering

  The annual Gathering of Christian Feminism Today in St. Louis, Missouri, was amazing beyond my expectations! For three days we celebrated the 40-year history of this organization’s work for justice and equality. For three days we celebrated the Female Divine in story, song, scholarly presentations, and group conversations. It was clear how vital She […]

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“Our Strong and Tender God We Praise” Video

Rev. Larry E. Schultz conducts the Chancel Choir of Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina, in singing “Our Strong and Tender God We Praise” to a tune he composed, with pictures from various artists. This hymn draws from the imagery in Psalm 138: 2-3, 7: “I give thanks for your steadfast love and your […]

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