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Latest Posts from Candi Finch

Did I Educate Myself Out Of Marriage?

Put another way: Do certain degrees make you less likely to be “marriage material”? That type of question is one I get at least once a month. Seriously. In recent weeks, I’ve been asked three different versions of it: Will getting a P... Read More »

Looking for Satisfaction in all the Wrong Places

Something is Missing In 1988, the British pop band, Fine Young Cannibals, released the fifth single from their album, The Raw and the Crooked. The song, “I’m not Satisfied,” was a telling testimony of how earthly things will never ... Read More »

Is Sexy a Sin?

“If you got it, flaunt it!” …So goes the advice to women around the world. Read More »

Shady Ladies of Scripture

Winston Churchill once said, “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” I am afraid that we can be guilty of this in our study of Scripture when we cherry pick the stories we study instead of looking at the whole o... Read More »

Christianity Needs More Commandos

Off the beaten path in Scotland in the shadow of Ben Nevis lies the Commando Memorial that honors World War II Commando veterans and their families. The monument was erected in 1952, and the small plaque on the front proclaims: “In memory... Read More »

Theology Thursday: Is It Greek to You? Interpreting Romans 16:7

Greet Andronicus and Junia, my countrymen and my fellow prisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me (Rom. 16:7, NKJV). I am willing to guess that you probably have not spent a lot of time pouring over Ro... Read More »

How to Stay S.H.A.R.P. in Ministry

Have you ever tried to cut a tomato with a dull knife? It is a disaster! The effort it takes to slice through the skin of the tomato is frustrating, and if your knife finally breaks through, seeds tend to squirt out in all kinds of directio... Read More »

The Value of Truth in a World Full of Lies

THE VALUE OF TRUTH IN A WORLD FULL OF LIES Have you seen the video that went viral in mid-April where Joseph Backholm, the Director of the Family Policy Institute of Washington, interviewed several college students at the University of Wash... Read More »

The Puzzling Case of Maternal Feminism

Have you ever had one of those moments that left you utterly speechless? Rarely has that ever happened to me. That’s not surprising since my childhood nickname was “mouth” (I had many thoughts and opinions to offer my parents from an ... Read More »

David Bowie, Glam Rock, and Gender Rebellion

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... Read More »