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An impassioned plea and workable solution for women and men to imagine a better world, embrace their differences, find ways to end oppression, and learn how to work better together.

Is it possible after the #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements for men and women to actually find hope and healing and create a better world - together?

We are at a strategic cultural intersection with relationships between women and men eroding. While it is good for women to expose their pain, abuse, and experiences of gender inequity and oppression, what often follows is a never-ending cycle of blame, accusations, denial, avoidance, and, ultimately, devastation for everyone involved.

Better Together is a beacon of hope in this challenging storm. Author Danielle Strickland offers practical steps toward a real and workable solution that include two things needed for change:

  1. A vision of a better world
  2. An understanding of oppression

Understanding how oppression works, whether it relates to gender, religion, socioeconomic status, or race, is an important part of undoing it. Let Danielle inspire you to believe that change is possible and equip you with ideas and strategies that will compel you to action.

Accompanying charts are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Danielle Strickland (P)2020 Thomas Nelson

What the critics say

"When it comes to gender issues in the workplace, ministries, and life in general, it's pretty obvious we're facing significant challenges. Thankfully, Danielle Strickland has written this timely, needed, and necessary book, Better Together. Danielle has a unique ability to navigate tricky terrain with truth, boldness, gentleness, and courage. This book will not only lovingly correct, but also inspire and instruct both men and women with grace and understanding. We need each other to do everything we are called and created to do! This subject is important to God. As Danielle writes, 'We aren't just cleaning up a mess. We are building a new world.' And we are unquestionably better together!" (Craig Groeschel, pastor of Life.Church, New York Times best-selling author)

"I consider Danielle Strickland to be a world-impacting leader and that just about anything she says ought to be taken very seriously. Better Together is such a book. It is a compelling call to restore the God-given co-agency to women in every domain of society. It's been two thousand years since Jesus set women free from oppressive patriarchy; let's get this done already!" (Alan Hirsch, award-winning author of Reframation and 5Q, founder of Movement Leaders Collective, Forge International, and 100 Movements)

"This book should be required reading for every Christian. Drawing on years of experience, research, and with great grace, wisdom, and prophetic insight, Danielle urges us to pursue healthy relationships between men and women, for the sake of our witness in this world, to fulfill the mission of the church, and for future generations." (Christine Caine, founder of Propel Women and A21)

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  • Beverly J Conner
  • 2020-02-13

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Content and narration is fantastic. I will definitely recommend to others and reread/listen personally. Definitely encouraging and challenging!! The audio production is rough and distracting in sections. There are parts were audio tracks overlap and other parts there are additional noises that take away from the work itself. Parts of the audio do not flow - you can easily pick out the edit poinst. It's surprising it was published like that.