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Serving and Eating and Rhythm of Life – a lesson from Jesus’ last night

Jesus spent a lot of time answering the question “What is the kingdom of God like?” It’s like a farmer who sows seeds. knowing some will die off for many reasons but some will grow strong. (Mark 4:1-20.) It is … Continue reading

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Why Women Should Be Preaching the Easter Sermon

Jesus said to her, “Mary.” She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, “Rabboni!” (which means “Teacher”). Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers … Continue reading

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The Couple That Chores Together Snores Together

I was joking with Bronwyn and Ellen over coffee about me having a week off and planning to do a lot of running around to get things done with my wife. “The couple that chores together snores together,” I told … Continue reading

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Bullying Countermeasures

I posted this on Facebook and Twitter and it generated comments from people who told their stories of being bullied. Perhaps by posting it here it will help others who are suffering or are looking for ways to help. [Jesus] … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Husbands – the failure to follow Scripture and revere Christ

Tucked into a lengthy passage on how all who belong to Jesus are to submit to one another because of Jesus himself (Ephesians 5:18-6:9) is an interesting point about wives and husbands: For the husband is the head of the … Continue reading

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The Godliness of Women Exercising Authority Over Men

Some men think women should never exercise authority over men. According to Jesus, they’re wrong: “The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with the people of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends … Continue reading

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The Problem with Men Presuming to Speak for Jesus While Silencing Women

This meme is troubling. Two issues come to mind. First, the meme assumes only men are pastors. Second, it states that listening to these men is the same as listening to Jesus. Women and Men Preaching God’s Word Of course, not all … Continue reading

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It’s a Throne of Grace, not Groveling

There is never a reason for a child of God to respond to him as if you are a worm who must grovel in his presence:   Instead, the Bible says: Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with … Continue reading

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Mutual Submission and Mutual Humility – the way of women and men

[Christina Allen writes of her journey to understanding the mutual love, submission and humility called for by all who belong to God’s family, women and men alike.] One obstacle that many observant Christians seem to encounter in accepting feminist or … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Money Safe From Paula White’s Troubling Numbers

Paula White is telling people they can have a good 2018 if they give God the firstfruits of their wages at the outset of the year. You could give a month’s salary as she tries to do, but admits that … Continue reading

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