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Submission As Leadership, Marriage As Mutual Servanthood

Few verses in the Bible have been more damaging historically to women in Western civilization than Ephesians 5:22 — “Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.” This has been a go-to verse in the argument against giving the women the right to vote or letting them have careers outside the home; more drastically […]

Area to get new bishop | The Jackson Sun #UMC

One of five newly elected bishops in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church has been assigned to serve the Memphis …

The Pear Tree and the Seasons of Life

For the church ~ isn’t it often a part of our ministry to help others with their perspective while we remember to …

God and Eve

“God, I’ve been thinking..” says Eve one day. “What’s on your mind Eve?” says God. “Well, I know that you created me …

Not So Common Lectionary Thoughts: October 30, 2011

I remember my first mission trip. I went with two teams from my local church into a rural area of Mexico. While …

I need a D.A.W.G.* Day!

As I prepare myself for some down time, some time with the Lord, between 11/1/11 and 11/11/11 ~ and I find I …