There are many things about September 11, 2001 that I will never forget. But it’s the words of a Muslim stranger that I pray I will never forget.
The Letter of 1 Timothy may be the most problematic text within Scripture regarding the role of women in the church. What’s behind Paul’s troubling language?
When it comes to studying women in the Bible, there are a couple of Big “Buts.” How do we reconcile them with the totality of Scripture?
It is incorrect to read the Old Testament as mandating patriarchy for the people of God. But what about the New Testament? Does the New Testament go against the prevailing culture in its teachings? There is some compelling evidence that it does.
Is patriarchy God’s divine plan for humanity? As it turns out, the Bible says quite a bit about women and patriarchy, but it may not say what you think.
Why take a Biblical study trip? Because context matters.
Registration for my 2021 May trip to Israel and June trip to Turkey are now open.
What does Genesis 2-3 really say about men and women? The answer might surprise you.
This past Sunday was Pentecost. A day when Christians should have been celebrating the gift of the Holy Spirit. Rather than celebrating the tongues of fire that descended upon the Apostles, we witnessed the flames of social injustice sweep through our cities.
In the face of suffering, sickness, and death, it’s natural to look for a cause. Why is this happening to us? We want to figure out who or what is responsible so that we can understand how to make things right. We are not unique in this regard. Humans, from the dawn of their existence, have sought to make sense of the world and do whatever they could to control it. But is this how the world works?
Christianity did not spread because of its message; it spread because of what Christians did.