Tag Archives: Family of God

Rooting Out the Gossip Supporting the Billy Graham Rule

A few weeks ago in an online exchange about the Billy Graham Rule (a man must never meet alone with a woman, whether in private or in public), two pastors gave a perspective that grieved me deeply. They did not … Continue reading

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Male Privilege – it’s real and it’s an abomination to God

Male Privilege came up again in a discussion on one of my FB posts. I got the impression that some men either think it doesn’t exist or (if it does) it doesn’t apply to them. “I grew up in adversity, … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones and Names that Hurt – a look at girls and boys and the Bible

[Carolyn Custis James provides today’s guest post comparing the lives of girls and boys in a patriarchal culture with what it means to be a daughter or son of the Living God. This post originally appeared on Carolyn’s blog in … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Church Growth Gurus

The life of the Church is not mega-churches and it’s not house-churches. It’s not a matter of planting your church in a carefully selected location that fits a target demographic for optimal growth potential, and it’s not small congregations holding steady … Continue reading

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Kitchen Gadgets and the Family of God

[Updated from the archives. This originally appeared as a guest post at Keri Wyatt Kent’s blog.] *** Keri and I recently traded emails about kitchen gadgets. Why? Doesn’t matter. I mentioned a potato peeler, she compared it to a mandoline … Continue reading

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Knowing When To Switch Sides

Did you hear about the Brandon High School quarterback who switched sides at halftime last week? He’d led his team to 3 touchdowns in the first half, while the other team’s quarterback left the game injured. The opponents had no … Continue reading

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Racial Reconciliation, One Ordination Day At A Time

[Today’s guest post is from Adriana Kassner Cunningham, who blogs at Classical Quest, where she touches on fine literature and the fineness of a family campfire, the simplicity of a woodland walk and the wonder of the written word. This is her … Continue reading

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Parallel Planes

“I’ve never been inside.” Scotty looked up at the high ceilings as we walked out of the tunnel from the parking garage and into the terminal. Scotty’d never left the city he was born in, let alone flown on an … Continue reading

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My Mom Sailed With Columbus

Happy birthday, Mom! Today would have been my mom’s 86th birthday. Would have been if she hadn’t died from a brain tumor when I was 14. But today makes me smile, because it was a day when she always told … Continue reading

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Kitchen Gadgets and the Family of God

[I’m guest posting today at Keri Wyatt Kent’s blog. If you have ever wanted a spiritual guide/coach/mentor but wonder how you’d ever find the time to meet with one, then I’d suggest Keri’s place. She brings theology to daily living.] … Continue reading

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