Women are prohibited from teaching men and from exercising authority over them, and therefore it follows that they must not serve as elders.
Dear young mother, don’t waste your guilt!
Older women discipling younger women is not just a nifty idea someone concocted, and it is not optional. It’s a gospel imperative.
Equipping women for ministry is a necessary piece in the puzzle that is the local church.
How should the Bible’s teaching about men and women inform my pastoral work?
Don’t miss the point here: gender is front and center in creation, the fall, and the curse.
Whether between the pastors and the congregation or within the church’s leadership, division causes Christ’s church to suffer.
Let me put this starkly: committees don’t work!
In love, God decided that the story of thorns would end at the cross.
The consequences of Adam and Eve’s rebellion are even more profound than at first appeared.
It is impractical and impossible to rule out doctrinal errors before they appear. Problems must be dealt with after . . . they have become a significant problem for the church.
It’s easy to critique pastors who are fixated on “numbers.” But what’s the root issue there, and where does it show up in my heart?
One of the most important things that I can do for staff is to help them understand the diversity in the body of Christ and how to work patiently with all sorts of people.
I love my sheep. And I love myself. And it’s those two loves, wrongly focused, that tempt me down a gospel-denying path.