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Bold in her faith, Priscilla and Aquila had been cast out of Rome for their beliefs. Paul wrote that not only were they “coworkers in Christ Jesus” but that hey had “risked their own necks for his life” (Rm 16:3-4), at a time when persecution was a very present reality.
During a time when the Israelites were living under the 20-year period of oppression of the Canaanites, we find Deborah, whose name is an anagram of “she spoke,” and who is referred to as lappidoth esheth or “woman of torches/fiery woman,” serving as a judge of Israel (Jg 4:4). Part of her role as judgeContinue reading “DEBORAH | Women in the Bible”
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ll be diving into discussions about just a few of the incredible women we encounter in scripture. To kick off this series, we’re talking about Hagar; the seemingly side-character in the story of Abraham and Sarah, Hagar is often seen as the victim of Abraham and Sarah’s lack ofContinue reading “HAGAR | Women in the Bible”
Yesterday was Reformation Day, the day we remember Marin Luther posting his 95 Theses on the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg Germany. That day, October 31, 1517 is seen as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, when doctrines like justification were brought to the forefront after years of Christians being told they had toContinue reading “Reformation Day and Taking a Stand Against Corruption”
February has flown by! I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite things I’ve been using, reading and loving this month! The Rise of ChristianityI am reading this for one of my Master of Divinity classes, and it has been, hands down, my favorite book of the semester. It’s a mixtureContinue reading “What I’m Loving This Month February 2020”
It was really special to celebrate the resurrection here while doing ministry, keeping at the forefront of my mind the beauty of the redemption and transformation we have in Christ. The hope and life we have in Christ is unmatched and unattainable through any other outlet or option we might find in this life. ThisContinue reading “Because of Christ”
My sister Miriam is off at boot camp in South Carolina in the process of becoming a marine. We finally received a letter from her the other day where she quoted her senior drill instructors saying, “Don’t lose sight of the ocean for the waves in front of you.” It reminded me of where it saysContinue reading ““Don’t Lose Sight” – A Marine Senior Drill Instructor’s Wisdom”
Easter weekend might just be my favorite holiday. As believers, Easter represents the reason for our hope. It is the powerful moment when our Savior went willingly to the cross to die a brutal death to redeem all of humanity in an act of radical love. However, that’s not the end of the story. HeContinue reading “The Waiting”