In my head, his tantrum sounds just like the one I had this morning with my three children.… Read More Gems from Numbers 11: “Let me out of here!”
I have said many times that those who believe as Complementarians, often practically live out their marriages as Egalitarians. There are many varieties of marriage in the Complementarian basket. Some follow a strict hierarchy, others practice a more democratic system. Many Comp marriages are a great example of unity and partnership. Even though many Comps believe the… Read More The Thin Gray Line
Proverbs 31:1-9 is a collection of the King Lemuel’s favorite sayings. It reads like a catechism of simple truths. Three things I find interesting. The gender of the author. The meaning of chayil. The emphasis on compassion and mediation, namely the use of pain killers. The Golden Book Encyclopedia, Book 10. 1959. 933. Who taught the… Read More A Woman Made Me Say It
This isn’t a Bible post, its a reflection. Beware, lots of CAPS and bolds. Graceful Election Have you ever had a shift of purpose? A time when your actions didn’t change, but YOU did? And then it seems EVERYTHING changes? When I was in college, I had one of these shifts. I was raised a… Read More Women in the Text: Reflections on Submission
Recently, I was involved in a situation that involved mind-reading. It wasn’t with a fortune teller, but with Christians! It went something like this. “We’ve been thinking of changing a few things around here. What do you think about (insert whatever)?” “I don’t mind, but (insert name here) will have a problem with it.” “Oh… Read More Mind Reading
I admit it. I don’t like affection. My natural instinct is to run away when I see someone moving in with open arms. I think the need to show affection is a sign of weakness. I am a rock. I am an island! I am wrong. Recently, I’ve been convinced there is a christian virtue… Read More Hugs and Kisses!
Our church has a Meal’s for Mom’s ministry where we take food to families that just had a baby. Its a super help, and I appreciated it when Henry was born. It helped keep us sane with an insane baby! The ladies who run it do a terrific job getting volunteers and continuing the service… Read More Favoritism in the church?