Become a monthly supporter– LINK TO PATREON Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Janis Street joins us for the last episode to help wrap up season two and to introduce our topic for season three. When marginalized people thrive, everyone thrives. Janis explains that racism and sexism can be experienced as overt aggression … Read More

Become a monthly supporter– LINK TO PATREON Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Pastor David Bridges grew up in the Quaker tradition where women have always been elevated to positions of leadership within the church. Quakers made the theological decision that women are equal to men long ago, and David says it always … Read More

Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Soraya Chemaly, author of Rage Becomes Her, educates us about culturally constructed gender differences and shares how extreme conformity to these binary ideals is harmful to society. We talk about how gender expectations play out in society, negatively impacting men and women. When a woman or girl … Read More

2.07 Meghan Tschanz FeaturedAuthor All at OncePosted on Leave a comment

Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Meghan Tschanz, producer of Faith and Feminism and author of Women Rising, shares her story of growing up in the conservative evangelical church and her journey into advocacy for women’s rights as a Christian feminist. Meghan tells us about the purity culture teaching she received as a … Read More

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Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Victims and survivors of abuse can find validation, healing, and hope in stories told by others.  Kelsey Golz joins us to share her story of abuse.  She has written and published her complete survivor story in her book Refuse to be Silenced.  Which of us will break free? … Read More

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Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties It is time to end patriarchy and free women. Dr. Beth Allison Barr, associate professor of history, associate dean of the Graduate School at Baylor University, and author of The Making of Biblical Womanhood joins us in this episode to talk about biblical womanhood and patriarchy. Beth … Read More

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Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Lifted out of context, this story is often told with implications about the woman’s sin and shame due to her presumed life choices.  It is commonly used to demonstrate how Jesus will forgive anyone, even those with messy lives and deeply sinful pasts. Wendy draws our attention … Read More

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Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Mary Demuth, author of We Too joins us to continue this conversation. Together, we explore how to create safer environments for the prevention of abuse.  We discuss the way accounts of sexual assault in the Bible are interpreted.  Often, stories that describe sexual assault in the Bible … Read More

2.02 Mary Demuth FeaturedAuthor All at OncePosted on Leave a comment

Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Mary Demuth, a survivor of sexual abuse and author of We Too, joins us to talk about what it is like to build a healthy family as a person who has experienced abuse and trauma. We also talk about our struggle with the voices who have tried … Read More

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Presenting Sponsor: Alan and Beth Stanfield, Stanfield Properties Jason Porterfield joins us to kick off season two! Jason’s first book, Fight Like Jesus, is available for preorder on his website, jasonporterfield.com. In his book, he talks about the injustice in our world and biblical peacemaking in the midst of it. In this first episode of … Read More