This is the companion for week 3 of my bible study on Gender Roles in the Church. In week 2 we covered apostles and prophets. This week we looked at other types of roles women played in the New Testament. We looked at Evangelists, Deaconesses, and Helpers. This week we looked at a lot more… Continue reading Rethinking Gender Roles in the Church_Companion_3
This is the companion and review for week 2 on gender roles in the church. In week 1 we covered discipleship, and discussed female patronage, hospitality, and education as disciples of Jesus. This week we will look at another important episode of female discipleship. Keep in mind that our study is not exhaustive and there… Continue reading Rethinking Gender Roles in the Church_Companion_2
Below are two links to a companion video and audio for a Bible study I am doing about Women's roles in the Church. It is not a comprehensive discussion of the subject. Instead it focuses on how Christian women followed Jesus and participated in the Church. https://youtu.be/MAc2NhKkfT0 Photo by Ravi N Jha on Unsplash Gender… Continue reading Rethinking Gender Roles in the Church_Companion_1
As a child a friend and I hiked a mountain together. Every step was swift and hurried, to carry us past the woods and trails for the summit. Without consideration we blazed through the forest to reach the top before my friend’s parents could follow. We wanted to see it first. We wanted to see… Continue reading Shortsighted
No person, irrespective of gender, is honored by an enforced presumption of one’s identity or ability. To the contrary, every human spirit balks at such oppression. God, the author of our souls, who made us for love and community, did not impinge our will to refuse him. He even watches, broken-heartedly, as we turn to… Continue reading In it Together
Zoom in on the Burlington Church of Christ on Rte. 3A in Burlington and learn how this non-denominational evangelical Christian church is unique. Rabbi Abramson interviews Pastor Chais DiMaggio who will give us a tour and teach us about their faith traditions. Hear from members of the congregation about the profound nature of their faith.… Continue reading Spiritually Speaking Episode
We hear a lot of fake news, big and small. It should be no surprise then that fake news has real world consequences. One recent example in the United States is the fake news surrounding vaccinations and the belief that they cause autism. As a result, unvaccinated children are getting the measles virus unnecessarily. Social… Continue reading Did Fake News Affect the Development of Christian Culture?