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Light and Life To All He Brings! An Advent Scripture Reading

Join us this Advent season as we celebrate the coming of Christ with The Jesse Tree. This beloved tradition dates back to the Medieval period, and anticipates the birth of Jesus by tracing the story of redemption from Creation to Christm... Read More »

“We Can Trust That God’s Word Has Spoken Clearly”

[S]ince this is a book on how feminism impacts womanhood, you might be wondering how the gospel has anything to do with feminism. You get how the gospel gives us hope in our weakness, but feminism is an ideology. How does the gospel have an... Read More »

Worshipping God as Women in His Image

We live on a conservation where the canopy of trees stretches back as far as I can see. Sitting on my back porch, I’m immersed in nature. I can hear grasshoppers chirping in unison while the breeze rustles through the leaves. Occasional b... Read More »

Misconceptions of Grace

Never before have I heard the phrase, “Can I have grace?” so often since becoming a dean at a Bible school.  And why shouldn’t I?  We all want grace. We get pulled over for speeding, and we do everything in our power to convince t... Read More »

Theology Thursday: Understanding the Mosaic of the Atonement

I grew up in St. Louis, MO, and one of my favorite places in the city is the Cathedral Basilica. This massive cathedral holds the largest collection of mosaic art in the entire world. It’s breathtaking! Wall-to-wall, intricate glass piece... 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 Gospel, God’s Presence, and Your Kitchen Table

Have you ever conducted a biblical search on the word table? The first time the word table is used in the Bible is in Exodus 25. In this chapter, God gave Moses very detailed instructions about how the tabernacle was to be designed and furn... Read More »

Can We Be Christian Feminists?

Feminism has been getting a facelift lately. From Beyonce’s 2014 VMA performance, to Emma Watson’s U.N. “He for She” campaign, women are identifying themselves as feminists to champion a broad umbrella of issues. Essentially, being ... Read More »

What Can I Learn About God from Orphans?

A blond-headed, blue-eyed daughter, I looked like the perfect blend of my mother and father. As others commented on the likeness, my parents smiled inwardly knowing that it was their heavenly Father who had chosen the custom matching of the... Read More »

Theology of a Red Door

According to early American history, a red door signified that a home was welcoming. The red door was a way of communicating to tired travelers, traveling by horse and buggy, that this was a safe place to rest for the night and have a warm ... Read More »