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Jun 6, 2020, 7:51 AM
May 15, 2020, 9:00 AM
Where I go through a series of verses and notes and give the NET Bible a 1/8 on its handling of gender.
Sep 1, 2018, 6:49 PM
These resources are helpful in navigating ways to use language that does not hurt the very people we are called to care for. "8 Reasons to Stop Saying ‘Men’...
Sep 1, 2018, 6:33 PM
“Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.” ~ Augustine of Hippo Definitions of Power: Although Max Weber emphasized the destructiveness of power-over, others have brought nuance
Jul 1, 2018, 2:32 PM
Changing one's mind is a slow process, and I did not come to believe women could be ordained without a lot of prayer and study. Check out the introductory books, and then, I recommend regular reading on one or more of the websites listed here. And if you really want to dig into Scripture, be sure...
Aug 27, 2017, 1:41 PM
I had another question come up with the ESV today (English Standard Version), so I thought I would post a round-up of blogs that address these issues. As an ordained Free Methodist, I cannot put this too strongly. The ESV is not suitable for use in our denomination.
Jun 1, 2017, 1:41 PM
I have been looking forward to reading Cynthia Long Westfall’s latest book, Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle’s Vision for Men and Women in Christ since it came out last year. It is a meaty book (315 pages), that digs into Greek words and ancient cultures (Roman, Greek, and Jewish), and I decided...
Jan 12, 2014, 1:26 PM
A very short answer to 1 Tim 2:12