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In the name of Jesus.

I was sharing with our young adults group last night that when we pray in Jesus name, we are not adding the name of Jesus to the prayer as if its some kind of lucky talisman. Rather, the terminology is … Continue reading

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Whats in a name.

Martin Shields has written a brilliant article titled “Whats in a name.” He is critiquing the following point Thomas R. Schreiner made at Moore Theological College on the topic of “What the Bible says about Women in Ministry.” While briefly making reference to … Continue reading

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Timothy.

I am firmly convinced that when we read Scripture, we have to read it within the context of the time and place its situated in. We need to understand the background, and the culture, and traditions its placed and speaking … Continue reading

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Women in ministry part 2. Pheobe the Deacon.

I posted a blog article the other day about “Women leaders in the church.”  In that article I looked at the issue of Apostles and how there were more apostles then the 12 who Jesus picked out. I wrote about … Continue reading

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Conversations that make me go Hmmmmmmmm

I have been having a conversation with some guys who go to churches where women have to be silent in the church. In the church service, they are not allowed to pray, read scripture, read out notices, and by no … Continue reading

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Women leaders in the church!

A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with someone about women and leadership within the church. I stated my firm conviction that an essential ethos of the New Testament is that there is no nationality, gender or social … Continue reading

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Psalms, Peterson, and Bono.

Praying is not being nice before God. It’s about being honest with God. And honesty is not always nice. Have you got a spare 20 minutes? It worth investing that time to watch this video about Eugene Peterson and Bono getting … Continue reading

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