She slapped the Bible closed.… Read More 1 Timothy 2:9-15 Offends
Recently, my daughter was reading through a certain New Testament book that I knew was going to get her all hot and bothered. I knew that if my little feminist read that letter to a particular young man, she would only see the words written at the end of the second chapter, lose her temper,… Read More A young feminist reads 1 Timothy
As I study the subset of anthropology in Systematic Theology, I am disturbed at the lack of placing woman in the scheme of things. If she is addressed it usually is in addendum to man. How did Eve contribute to Adam’s sin? How did woman solve man’s loneliness? There is a general insistence among theologians that… Read More Womanology
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 Christian. I know I had that child-like faith that saves. But, I didn’t KNOW… Read More Re-posted Rant on Unity
I am pretty lazy. That might be a bombshell for everyone but my mother and a few sisters. I hide it well. But I notice my lazy streak flaring up in my daughter. She takes the easiest route. She leaves things half done. She does her work as quick as she can (translation: poorly and messy) so… Read More A little confession
Ever honest, I am. So, here’s some truth from this stage of my life. I detest (that sounds too harsh) do not care for small children. Yes, I do have three of them. And yes, I do love them, but I do not enjoy being with them all day. I informed my husband that a nanny would… Read More Last year was a Proverbs 31 kinda year.
It is so easy to speak harshly of those who believe differently than you. I have entered what Brian McLaren calls the third stage of faith: perplexity. Everyone has an opinion. Who knows what is right? And I’m slowly shifting to the fourth: Harmony/Humility. Love God. Love Others. My thoughts As I begin a new Bible study group this fall studying… Read More Be careful what you say