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Public Service Announcement: It Ought to Come with a Warning

Last I heard, six partners or more is considered medically promiscuous. That’s six total partners – consecutive and/or concurrent. I grew up with a girl who became sexually involved with a man from the neighborhood. She was sixteen, he was thirty-two and married – he said his wife was a bitch. She was too young […]

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Jesus, Light, war on women

The Fabled Rib

Whenever I see something that causes my soul to despair the opening line of Paint it Black (Rolling Stones) hums in my head. This morning, skipping church to look after Dixie, I had a little internet with my coffee and I discovered that the same people who brought us The Mask You Live In (the […]

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church nonsense, life, war on women

Going There Again

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. […]

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Alignments

Apparently I blew some minds Sunday morning; completely blew the doors off the place. That’s what one of the congregants texted our out-of-town pastor after the service: Well…the way the preacher completely blew the doors off the place talking about todays reading in Genesis is firm proof women should be preaching. Another commented: She blew […]

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Low & Mighty on Passover Eve

Exodus chapter 12 describes, well, the exodus, the mass departure of the Israelites from Egypt.  On the night they were to leave God instructed them to roast a lamb and eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs. They were to eat in haste with their loins girded, sandals on their feet and staff in […]

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