The Antics of John MacArthur

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John MacArthur is back at it again.

His most recent comments were directed at Beth Moore, well-known Southern Baptist teacher-preacher. Here they are in the clip below.

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Women Preaching: What We Can Learn From Huldah

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This coming Sunday is Pentecost. It’s a time when the church remembers the empowering pouring out of the Spirit on all people, enabling both men and women to prophesy.

What a unique thought!

Both men and women empowered to speak forth the word of God. Continue reading

Can Women Be Church Leaders? The Household Codes of the Bible

Can women be church leaders?

It’s a big question that causes a lot of debate. Not as much today as, say, a couple of decades ago. Thankfully. Nonetheless, this remains a fairly divisive issue in the church today.

I’ve spent plenty of time looking at the question of women leadership here at the blog. But, in this article, I want to address a couple of Scriptures known as the “household codes” in the New Testament. These are particularly found in Eph 5:22-6:9 and Col 3:18-4:1.

Obviously these passages don’t specifically speak about church leadership. However, many, if not most, see a connection between leadership in the home and leadership in the church, all going back to God’s “original creation design.” So, while these are distinct, they are related and these household codes are worth addressing in the larger context of the discussion concerning women’s roles. Continue reading

God, The Shack and Femininity

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It feels like we all found a DeLorean time machine and traveled¬†back in time ten years ago. In 2007, gas cost $3.38 per gallon, the¬†first iPhone was released, and Nancy Pelosi was elected as the first female Speaker of the US Congress. But it doesn’t feel like 2007 because of any of those items. Rather, one other earth-shattering event that took place that year – at least earth-shattering for evangelical Christians – was the release of The Shack. Continue reading