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What You Need to Know About The Nashville Statement

By on September 5, 2017 in Culture, Gender with 2 Comments

Do you have questions about transgenderism in our culture today? Have you wondered whether the simple truths of Scripture can speak to all of the gender confusion happening in our world? Last week, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC and the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a 14-point declaration called the “Nashville Statement.” […]

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The Recent Debate of the Trinity and Gender: A Development Not a Departure

By on August 16, 2016 in Theology with 0 Comments

In the previous blogs, I have presented an overview of the recent debate of the Trinity and gender roles (here and here). I also discussed and answered two major charges against the position called “EFS” for its emphasis on the eternal functional subordination of the Son to the Father. In this blog, I would like […]

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The Trinity and Gender? Talking about the Recent Debate (Part 1)

By on July 21, 2016 in Theology with 5 Comments

I was enjoying my post-graduation trip in South Texas when several friends informed me of the recent online debate about the Trinity and gender roles. Again—yes, again—this issue is hotly debated. However, this time the debate is not between egalitarians and complementarians but among Reformed complementarians. The debate seems to have turned into a “civil […]

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David Bowie, Glam Rock, and Gender Rebellion

By on January 26, 2016 in Gender with 1 Comment

As many in the world mourn the passing of musical icon and innovator David Bowie from liver cancer on January 10, 2016, the influence of his 1970s, androgynous, glam rock alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, lives on in contemporary discussions about gender.   The Separation of Gender and Sex Even if you are not a child […]

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Why I'm Glad My Parents Didn't Let Me Choose My Gender

By on May 26, 2015 in Culture with 7 Comments

There is a growing trend in the world today that we see repeated in news headlines: Parents choosing to raise their child genderless or as the opposite gender, due to the child’s preference. Simply put, if a little girl says she wishes she were a boy or a little boy prefers to play with dolls, […]

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Gender Lessons from a Happy Meal

By on April 23, 2015 in Gender with 1 Comment

In December of 2014, The Guardian (a British national daily newspaper) published an article regarding the push for “No Gender December.” This initiative was to address how toys were being marketed to children and how “children shouldn’t have to conform to gender stereotypes. This month, the editors of the Swedish Academy have announced that the […]

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Why I Run Like a Girl

By on February 24, 2015 in Biblical Womanhood with 5 Comments

Last month I ran, and finished, a full marathon. At 50 years of age, it was my first marathon. Over the past year, I ran several half-marathons, but the full marathon at 26.2 miles seemed daunting. I trained. I prepared. And, like a girl, I also planned my running outfit (I love running skirts!) with […]

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Why God Made Girls

By on December 2, 2014 in Gender with 4 Comments

Recently, my husband and I were riding in the car listening to some music when a song came over the radio that caused me to reflect biblically on the message of the song. The artist is a newer voice in country music—Raelynn. The title of this catchy tune is “God Made Girls”. Obviously, a song […]

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