You are about to attend a school unlike any other; it’s an education unlike any public or private school and it really deserves another word to describe it. It is Accelerated Christian Education. You walk into a room to find a series of carrels (I’m used to the word cubicle) that are designed so that […]
This is something that complementarianism can miss about God, how their ideas about gender tend to create a separation. What if God is more like chocolate milk – such a completely thorough mix of male and female that there’s no point in parting one from the other?
Christianity molded me in somebody who is non-confrontational: call me names – really say something insulting, question my honor, my parentage, get down-right mean and use a few expletives – and I really have no response for that. I’m told that until I “grow a backbone” and “stand up for myself” people will just walk […]
Purity. When I think of this word – I conjure up an image of someone who is morally excellent in every way. A pure person is set apart from the dirtier facets of everyday human life. He or she will be well practiced in avoiding anything that could damage their purity and lower them to […]
I can’t help but think that this has all happened before. It was thousands of years ago in one of the more contentious capitals of Rome’s far-flung empire. A fledgling Christianity was in turmoil. Gentiles, of all people, appeared to be flocking to the faith. Some believed that they ought to be circumcised in order […]
So apparently this tech guy at Google wrote a ten page memo explaining that the gender gaps between men and women are responsible for the lack of women in STEM. Clearly, he’s done his homework on his own time and is passionate about the subject. Now the church has two options here: 1.) Decide that […]
Have you ever written into a specific ministry hoping for a “yes” to your question? Or were you writing to one looking forward to them telling you “no”? Even little kids understand, depending on which answer you want – you ask a specific authority. For me, if I wanted a “yes” I’d ask my mom […]