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July 22, 2015Leadership

Morning Roundup 7/22/15

Spotting Fake News; Women in Church; Young Girls Are Watching
Morning Roundup 7/22/15

5 Tips for Spotting Fake NewsBob Smietana

Bob Smietana, who is in charge of Christianity Today news, has a great post on how to spot fake news. Well done, sir. Let’s start a crusade!

Most women belong to a religious community that prohibits them from being leadersTobin Grant

This is just fascinating (and surprising).

I would have preferred a title that talks about ordination or a pastoral role, as that is how most churches frame these things—and since heathy churches with different views of the pastoral office can (and must) raise up women leaders, but the data is just fascinating.

Young Girls Are WatchingNancy Beach

While we are on the topic of gender roles, let me add one more.

I love this article from Nancy Beach—this is one of the reasons I expose my daughters to women leaders.

Again, regardless of where we are on the egalitarian / complementarian spectrum, young girls (like my daughters) are watching.

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