Category Archives: The Bible

I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What?

I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What? If one becomes convinced that evolution is real – it happened – what then is one to do with the Bible? With traditional Christian beliefs and doctrines? … Continue reading

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A Masai Creed

I came across this Masai creed today and thought I’d share it. A beautiful example of the universality of the gospel expressed through the particularity of Masai tradition and culture. Here it is: We believe in the one High God, … Continue reading

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My post on 1 Tim 2

So, apparently my post at the Junia Project website on “Why 1 Tim. 2:8-15 does not ban women from teaching and having authority in the church” received over 8500 views as of last week! Here is the link in case … Continue reading

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Women in the Church Blog Series

Women in the Church: Why I’m an Egalitarian   Last year, over the course of a few months, I wrote a series on women in the church that outlines my approach to being an egalitarian. I often get requests for links … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 11

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 11: Difficult Texts: Ephesians 5:21-33 Today’s post is the final of three addressing key New Testament texts often cited to restrict or prohibit women from certain ministries in the church, … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 10

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 10: Difficult Texts: 1 Peter 3:1-7 Today’s post is the second of three addressing key New Testament texts often cited to restrict or prohibit women from certain ministries in the … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 9

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 9: Difficult Texts:  1 Timothy 2:8-15  Today’s post is the first of three that will address key New Testament texts often cited by complementarians to restrict or prohibit women from certain … Continue reading

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The Cross and the Mission of God

The Cross and the Mission of God For the next four Wednesday evenings I’ll be teaching a class at Faith Covenant Church in Winnipeg entitled The Cross and the Mission of God. Why did Jesus die, what did his death … Continue reading

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8 Principles of Biblical Interpretation from Irenaeus

The following are 8 principles of biblical interpretation from St. Irenaeus of Lyons (second century AD). Which do you find most intriguing and/or helpful? The rule of truth (the conviction that God speaks through Scripture and the Spirit). – Logical … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 8

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 8: Reading Scripture as an Egalitarian In future posts, I would like to start addressing how egalitarians read difficult passages of Scripture, including the parts of Scripture that seemingly place … Continue reading

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