Order in His Courts: Silencing Women?

As in all the churches of the saints, the women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be in submission, as the Law also says. If there is anything they desire to learn, let them ask their husbands at home. For it is shameful for a woman to speak in church. 1Corinthians 14:33b-35 Whew! That's a tough passage. It stirs up a lot of … [Read more...]

Dis. Grace.: Responding Biblically to Church Scandal

It happened again last week. Another scandal. Another high profile pastor stepping down from the ministry in disgrace. Another family broken. Another church stunned and bereft. And it's not just the money grubbing televangelists anymore, either. This was one of the theological good guys. Sadly, pastors and Christian leaders - both those in the public eye and those right … [Read more...]

Ambassadors for Christ

  2 Corinthians 5:20 reminds us that we are ambassadors for Christ.   I sat there ready to receive a blessing. Excited for the service to start. I know a few people but not knowing people in church doesn’t bother me. For some, that isn’t true. A very kind lady asked if anyone was sitting with us because she needed the extra room for her family.  I smiled … [Read more...]

Why is Sunday Morning the Most Segregated Hour in America?

Why is Sunday Morning the Most Segregated Hour in America?

Sunday Morning the Most Segregated Hour in America I'm not sure how much you all know about my family, but here's a little background info: I am a work-at-home-mom to two beautiful little girls that were brought to us through the gift of adoption. My husband is a pastor - in a Southern Baptist church. I am white. He is black. Yup. That's our family. We love … [Read more...]

What is Reformation Day?

The Protestant Reformation. Outside of Biblically recorded events and the closing of the canon of Scripture, it is arguably the most important event in church history, and one of the most important events in world history as well, yet many Christians today are unaware of this landmark incident in their heritage which birthed the Protestant church. The year was 1517. A monk … [Read more...]