Inside This Issue
"That Christ ushered in this new era of life and liberation in the presence of women, and that he sent them out as the first witnesses of the complete gospel story, is perhaps the boldest, most overt affirmation of their equality in his kingdom that Jesus ever delivered."
"This matzah, which we set aside as a symbol of hope for the thousands of women who are anchored to marriages in name only, reminds us that slavery comes in many forms."
"In any case, Pentecost turns out to be a big deal after all. Reformed folk can join with those claiming to be a “full-gospel church”—maybe even remind the others of some overlooked elements in that mix."
"Let us follow these biblical women and Harriet Tubman’s unflinching courage. Let us be agents in our time in the political arena to support and stand with all who struggle for freedom here in America, in the Middle East, and around the world."
“…Walk through the streets of Jerusalem, through the marketplace at
Mahane Yehudah, and find distinctly Judaized foods, dress, music, and customs from every part of
"So much of Easter focuses on conquering death itself, but overlooking the freedom that the resurrection offers this life skips over a sizable chunk of the miracle."