What does the gospel make possible for women in 2014? (@thejuniaproject)

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“100 years ago I could not have voted in the United States,” I told the pastor sitting across from my husband and me. “But I believe I could have found a place to preach.”

He shook his head in dismay, his passion to see his sisters raised up flashing like fire in his eyes. As we sat talking with him, pouring out our hearts about God leading me through seminary and my call to teach and pastor, I began to wish that I could have known a group of women in the last half of the 19th and in the early 20th centuries— fearless ministers who traveled to outposts and led small churches and went out widely as evangelists and preached the word wherever they could, wherever they were welcomed.

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