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Women’s Programs At Southwestern

When I began to develop a program of women’s studies, I knew that there were two foundational courses essential for every woman who wanted to pursue theological education. Biblical Theology of Womanhood was the one that every woman embra... Read More »

What You Need to Know About The Nashville Statement

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 Commiss... Read More »

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

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 ... 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 »

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 »

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

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 sh... Read More »

Gender Lessons from a Happy Meal

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... Read More »

Why I Run Like a Girl

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... Read More »

Why God Made Girls

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 ... Read More »