For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people. Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. – 1 Peter 2:15-16 We live in a world where everything seems to be an argument. There is…
Read more how does scripture direct us to respond to lies, deception, and “the ignorant talk of foolish people”?
just come - the world needs us to do this right!
Read more so proud of our awesome grandkids
So our beloved piano is not leaving the family, it is simply continuing to fill its role...
Read more a surprisingly difficult letting go
Sunday afternoon at Holy Hay Day? I don't actually know who won the cook-off. But I'm guessing it was probably Jesus.
Read more what our chili cook-off taught me about church
Sometimes the way God lines things up for me to write is just perfect. Here are the four triggers for this morning’s post: Yesterday I wrote about the offense to scripture that is selective biblical literalism. Later, I heard a strong example of it in the paternalism and sexism spouted by evangelical pastor John MacArthur…
Read more To the women who persist: “You go, girl!” (Rebekah Maul, Beks, Beth Moore…)
The strength of our mission and outreach initiatives is directly related to our commitment to exploring, and learning, and understanding the scriptures.
Read more how the power of scripture is diluted by literalism and narrow dogma
Yes, this is still “Travel Week” here at Reading Between the Lines. But my travel-post will come later in the day. This morning I want to offer something more devotional, because the idea of living a life of fully-engaged faith is still the core purpose of my writing and I have a couple of thoughts…
Read more Surviving the storm only to find a greater threat waiting on the beach!
people I completely disagree with usually have valid reasons for the positions they hold
Read more don’t use the Bible as “end of discussion” – it should be the beginning
We must guard against limiting who God is by reducing the Almighty to a simple projection of our own ideas.
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