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Our discussion on the Gospel of Mary of Magdala last Sunday helped us deal with the feeling that our rugs have been ripped out from under us. I would generalize our conversation as an acknowledgement that the book is both disturbing and hopeful. As Sandi put it, “When I got over the culture shock from the first time I read it, I was ready to consider what else there was to discover in the book.” At the same time, it dawned on us how encouraging it is to realize more people are taking seriously the possibility that spiritual goodness is real. (more…)

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For those of us who shared the live presentation together, we know the impact of these women in our own lives today. Fourteen women throughout Christian history were selected from thousands or perhaps even millions of famous and unknown women whose lives illustrate spiritual authority. Here’s a brief video clip from a live presentation:

The full Women Who Followed Jesus presentation is available for rent on DVD. Make check out to and mail $5.98 to “CS Fellowship-Metro Chicago,” PO Box 833, Glenview, IL 60025. Re line: Women Who Followed Jesus.

What these women have in common is a commitment to Jesus. They bring into living color the meaning of Jesus’ words, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will save it” (Luke 9:23,24). (more…)

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