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Learning From Mistakes (or How I Became a Feminist While Attending a Conservative Baptist Seminary)

I have made many mistakes in the course of my lifetime, but during the summer of 1972, I made some doozies.  I had been the youth pastor at Zion Covenant Church in Ellsworth, WI, during my second year of seminary … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Mixup

A few weeks ago I was getting ready to make meatloaf for supper.  I had laid out the ingredients on the counter and was ready to start putting them together when the doorbell rang.  It was a neighbor who I … Continue reading

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Following Blindly?

In the fall of 1962, after seven years in the state of Washington, we returned to my father’s home town of Winnebago, Minnesota. Starting high school there, I did not know many classmates.  For some reason I cannot recall, one … Continue reading

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