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The Gritty, Grace-Filled Virtue of Self-Control

“She’s so transparent,” “She is so quick to give grace,” “She’s a great listener,” “She’s got…so much….self control.” Not the most sought-after compliment for a Christian woman these days; it’s akin to something ... Read More »

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

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 be... Read More »

How That Sin Issue Looks a Lot Like a Pile of Laundry

In talking with women, I have discovered there is one of two things that they despise: laundry or dishes. For me, it is laundry. I can stand and wash every dish in the house. I would even say it’s a de-stressor. But, give me one towel to ... Read More »

…But Love the Sinner

There is a popular statement among Christians, “Hate the sin but love the sinner.” A cliché that rolls easily off the tongue, too often this can become a banner that we wish to fly whenever we encounter people who are involved in life ... Read More »

Dying to the Idol of Ease

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ. (Col 3:23-24) It was finally the weekend after a bu... Read More »

C.S. Lewis and the Pursuit of Happiness

“I just want (fill in the blank), then I’d be happy.” It’s a common enough thought in our society, but is it true? The right guy, job, or stuff never bring us fulfillment. To me, this is seen most clearly in the lives of the... Read More »

Theology Thursday: Did Jesus Actually Claim to Be God?

It was probably the most frustrating conversation I’d had since the time I tried to explain how I forgot to snip the security tag out of my clothes and that’s what was making the alarm go off! (Another story for another day…) Sh... Read More »

Who Is Influencing Your Life?

Who are the greatest influences in your life? Perhaps you have several—one influencer may excel professionally, another in raising children, another in hospitality and yet another in Bible knowledge. I am blessed to have a number of Bibli... Read More »

What does Lydia’s example show us about women in ministry?

Women in Paul’s Ministry Women are also part of the ministry God gave Paul. Paul has received a lot of negative attention for his teaching on women in ministry. He has been accused of being a sexist, male chauvinist pig who sought to ... Read More »

Three Issues Facing Women Today

Growing up in the McCoy household I was known for being what I like to call “domestically challenged.” My attempts to be Martha Stewart often ended up more like the children’s story heroine, Amelia Bedelia! (Remember those books?)... Read More »