Meeting Darren that day in 2013, and watching him blossom and flourish while with us as a student, convinced me that WTC should work to become a place that welcomed people who had been disadvantaged in one way or another by their circumstances.
I don’t know much about the process of deception in general. I do know it’s easy to be deceived. I don’t recall ever feeling…
*This is an updated re-post from December 2015* Being a mother… and thinking about God’s Mother. When one of my boys was little he announced, ‘I know why God was mean in the Old Testament and nice in the New Testament.’ ‘Why’s that?’ I asked. ‘Because in the Old Testament, he didn’t have a mummy.’ […]
This is the third post in the series on Charismatic Christians, Crisis, and Coronavirus. For part one of this series go HERE. For part two of this series go HERE. What Happened to 2,000 Years? I love history and wish I had studied more of it in my life. I’m a bit shocked, if I’m […]
This is the second of a series of three posts on Charismatic Christians, Crisis, and Coronavirus. For part one go HERE. Faith Not Fear or Denial? Here’s another bit of a verse, ‘…perfect love casts out fear…’ (The middle of 1 John 4:18). I’m not going to go into detail of the context of this […]
We all have good habits and bad habits, and good habits that can become bad habits when exaggerated in a crisis. Similarly, we all have good and bad spiritual habits, and good habits that can become bad habits.
I recently received a letter from a woman explaining to me how she had been on a journey out of complementarianism, what that had meant for her, her relationship with God, the women around her, and her marriage.
Hungry Bellies A few things have happened to me in the past few months that have made me want to write something on the fact that seemingly very few Christians are reading the Bible and engaging in theological reflection, why this might be the case, and what we’re doing about it. In doing this, I’m […]
My mother was a prolific writer. We haven’t even begun to work through her journals and notebooks, but a few months ago I came across a little folder of theological reflections from her time at Smith College, where she studied literature and theology, and I tucked it away to bring home before putting it back for the others to read.
I don’t recall whether I ever really wanted to write a book about women and the Bible and how and why I believed the Bible gives us a mutualist vision for men and women. I think maybe I did, but it was all rather vague.