Stronger Sisters and Weaker Brothers

1 Corinthians 8 talks about food sacrificed to idols. The Corinthian church was infamous for it’s in-fighting and divisions, it’s unfairness and inequality, it’s acceptance of sinning sinners and the sins they sin, among other things. If there was a church that didn’t get anything right, that is, if they got anything right at all, […]

Serving Single Christians: Acknowleding Failure

Swimming against the tide is never easy. It’s tiring and can make you feel that you aren’t making very much progress. In a marriage-obsessed Christianity, being a single Christian is swimming against the tide … and it’s being invisible. Statistically, in the states, the number of people who are single slightly outnumber the married couples […]

Covering Headship

Earlier this month, Mortification of Spin featured a guest post asking: “Is it Okay to teach a Complementarianism Based on Eternal Subordination?” It didn’t take long for the conversation to be picked up and for responses to be written by far more capable people than I. But in all of this, the headcovering verses that […]

Same Difference

I’ve been thinking about how many distinct meanings these words have. Same: identical, not different; not having changed, unchanged; used to emphasize that one is referring to a particular unique person or thing; referring to a person or thing just mentioned; of an identical type; exactly similar. Different: not the same as another or each […]