Did the Word originate with you? Are you the only ones it has reached?

“Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says. If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church. Or did the word of God […]

Guests, Hosts, and Images

Who does God look like? It’s not a question we often consider. Sometimes people are outraged that an elderly African-american lady is the personification of God, others are irked when He’s portrayed as Hindi or Egyptian. When I was growing up watching Joan of Arcadia – the premise was simple – this young woman could […]

You’re so special, so very special …

Women are special, Christianity teaches, so special that they’ve been tasked with being wives and mothers – and this keeps them so very busy that minor things like preaching, teaching, and leading are assigned to the men (men don’t really want to do them, but somebody has to and it can’t be women). The importance […]