How Much Has Trump Cost Evangelicals?

Is the price too high?

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Just before Christmas, a dispute arose among evangelical Christians in America regarding the morals of President Trump. It began with an editorial by Mark Galli, editor and chief of Christianity Today. Continue reading “How Much Has Trump Cost Evangelicals?”

The Purpose of the Church — part 2

The church in the post-modern world

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Merry Christmas

Two well-known purposes of the church are worship and outreach. These were the topics of a post in October. I have wondered if maybe this topic seemed dull and humdrum. But no, even if my post seemed Continue reading “The Purpose of the Church — part 2”

Abuse and Divorce

A debt of gratitude

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Her name was Jill. She divorced her husband because he beat her. I understood why she had gotten a divorce. I could not reconcile it with Scripture. This has changed since Wayne Grudem’s reinterpretation of the scriptures on divorce. Continue reading “Abuse and Divorce”

News on Abuse and Divorce

An amazing change in viewpoint

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This is hopeful news for Christian women in abusive marriages. In response to his experience with two abused women, Wayne Grudem, a leading Reformed theologian has changed his stance on divorce. Continue reading “News on Abuse and Divorce”

Hot Button Issues

The continuing debate about women in ministry

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Not your cuppa tea?

While reading Michael Phillips’ book, A Place in the Sun, it occurred to me that the question of women pastors is today’s disputed issue. For some churches this issue was decided long ago but for many other churches this is a hot button Continue reading “Hot Button Issues”

Where Have All the Men Gone?

The continuing debate about women in ministry

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Women in Ministry has turned into a series which I did not expect. I have learned a lot. In the last post I looked at early church history and scripture for the answer to the question about women pastors. In this post Continue reading “Where Have All the Men Gone?”

“Go Home” — part 2

The continuing debate about women in ministry

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I wish I could be a fly on the wall of a first century worship service. I am sure we are misunderstanding something. By we I mean conservative Christians. Continue reading ““Go Home” — part 2″