Gifted Women in Leadership Among Men and Boys — Istoria Ministries Blog by Wade Burleson

I will sometimes hear Christians say a woman cannot have leadership in the church or teach men in the church because the Apostle Paul said, “I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet” (I Timothy 2:12).These Christians fail to understand that Paul’s instruction to Timothy…

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When Evangelicalism No Longer Works for You – by the Preacher’s Forum blog

Tweet What do you do when evangelicalism no longer works for you? This involves your views of God…the Bible…and Christianity in general. Are you deconstructing your former faith? If so, where are you on this spiritual journey? This question I’ve been asking over the last few weeks continues with Dr Josh deKeyzer from The Netherlands.…

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A Letter to My Brothers – from Beth Moore’s blog

Dear Brothers in Christ, A few years ago I told my friend, Ed Stetzer, that, whenever he hears the news that I’m on my deathbed, he’s to elbow his way through my family members to interview me about what it’s been like to be a female leader in the conservative Evangelical world. He responded, “Why …

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Calvinism And Domestic Violence: there’s a correlation but we can’t say Calvinism *causes* domestic violence — A Cry For Justice

…there is a correlation between Calvinism and domestic violence. .. It is not Calvinism per se but mostly males who use Calvinism’s hierarchical theories and sovereignty theories to perform and justify behaviors. – Scot McKnight, reporting the findings of recent research into Domestic Violence Myth Acceptance (DVMA) and how that correlates with religiousness and particular types […]

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After a Leader’s Sin Has Been Revealed – by Michelle Van Loon

When a church leader chooses sexual sin, the effects of that sin are like a boulder dropped into a still pond. The ripples engulf everything in its path. 1,464 more words

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The Theology of Fear – from Marci Preheim’s blog

“Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death…and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.” … 1,497 more words

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Bi-vocational, black female pastor overcame doubters to thrive in pulpit

Like any pastor, LaTonya McIver Penny is busy. But this minister’s calendar goes above and beyond busy. In addition to leading New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Roxboro, N.C., and all that entails, Penny is a mother of two and runs a nonprofit advocating for the respectful and comp

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