unless and until the Southern Baptist Church faces the fact that its values nurture a culture that facilitates and encourages male chauvinism, sexism, inequality, and even misogyny, there will be no progress to end the abuse of women other than lip service.
May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at
We’re the fathers who aren’t in heaven; harassed is our name. Our kids won’t come, our will’s not done, not on earth nor in heaven
there’s this constant tension between what I find fascinating and what I believe is right. I love history, and the stories surrounding great battles are compelling, but I can’t begin to understand violence and the brutal events that play out when nations make war.
the choice to follow Jesus and to be guided by the Spirit is actually a step into freedom. When the Spirit urges us to love and serve one another the result is satisfaction, happiness, fulfillment, and freedom. Not just that we are freed from the bondage of sin but free to embrace the nature we were designed to enjoy.
one hand on the wheel, roof open, hanging my head out of the window, and feeling the breeze.
Think about the unequaled prize that liberty is, the impossible to overstate value and uniqueness of the rights we as Americans enjoy, and the incalculable cost of winning and maintaining such priceless freedoms! Every church in this country should be full to overflowing with grateful people!