A Woman’s Rights?

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A BIG THUMBS UP to the U.S. Supreme Court for overruling Roe v. Wade.¹ Last post I wrote that people and animal rights are getting crazier the older I get. The elimination of one of these rights is not only “music to my ears” it’s right on!

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Beyond Feminism

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The Feminist Movement began when I was in high school. It had a huge impact on my generation and beyond. Feminists were known for throwing off the traditions once held by women. Feminism was recognized for freedom from the existing roles and expectations of women, as mothers and keepers of the home.

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Abuse and Divorce

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

Dear Sisters

A loving, well-written admonishment on how and why Christian women should dress modesty by Kari Dent.

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Dear Sisters in Christ,

First, I want to tell you that I love you. I really do. Trying to be a godly woman in this godless society is tough. We need each other. We need to be one another’s most enthusiastic cheerleader. I have a friend and mentor who closes all of her emails and messages with the phrase “Cheering you on!” That has been so encouraging to me over the years, and I want to cheer you on as well. I truly desire to do that.

There’s a word used frequently in the New Testament called “exhortation.” Sometimes we use it interchangeably with “encouragement.” The words are definitely similar, but there’s a little different aspect to exhortation. Encouragement says, “You are doing great!” Exhortation says, “You are doing great! But I know you can do even better!” Exhortation pushes you forward and deeper into your walk with Christ and…

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