Consider the church that had appointed a man and a woman to co-chair an important church event. The man refused, saying "I'm not going to serve with a woman. If I tell her anything, the whole town will know."
Not intimidated, the woman quickly responded: "By the time a man tells me something to do, the whole town will ALREADY know it."
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