I am so, so tired of Christian women blaming Eve for everything. And since the adage is true that if I am not part of the solution, I am part of the problem, it is way past time I set the record straight. I will no longer allow my silence to perpetuate the lie.
It was 1952 when 5 women knocked on a California door and asked Audrey Wetherell Johnson to teach them a portion of the Bible. She wrote: These were all earnest Christian women, well versed in Bible content. My heart fell! What had I come to? There in San Bernardino was such an abundance of churches […]
Just a quick observation, because it’s time: Have you noticed that whenever a Mark Driscoll wannabe promulgates misogynistic nonsense he quotes only Paul? And when a (presumably) well-intentioned pastor preaches on the leadership of men, he too exclusively quotes Paul. Blogging pastors who warn Christian men against marrying 10 types of women also quote Paul. […]
Yesterday’s post ended with Anne saying: So I said, “Father, I hear you, I know what you are saying, but I have to ask you one more question and then we’ll just put this issue to bed, but what did Paul mean when he told Timothy, ‘I permit not a woman to teach or have […]
Dear Blogging Buddies, In my very first post I mentioned that I would be taking 20 women to a big hotel on a small island for a weekend of teaching and refreshment. The event is now one week away. Needless to say, I will be working like a maniac between now and then and I […]
I used to think jealousy was a victimless crime. I thought it only hurt the perp. And that might be true as long as it stays a soul-gnawing emotion. But, as I shared in a previous post, once it takes action it does all manner of damage. So how do you get jealousy under control? How do you […]