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Women in Leadership

Can women be strong leaders?

Ever felt called to do something but don’t know if you can? Discover what happened when Kate Coleman was called into leadership – even though she didn’t believe women should be leaders. Against her own and others doubts Kate has proven that she is a very capable leader.

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What do different churches teach about men and women today?

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