It was November 2013. The conference had already started, and I was running late. I walked quickly along the sidewalk with my lunch crew, and we made our way inside. They went straight to their tables, but I wanted to put my coat and scarf away. I walked to the coatroom and grabbed a hanger. […]
Perhaps the most revealing glimpse into Mary’s true character can be found in the Magnificat…a bold and subversive prayer that reveals her own hopes for this special child and the future of Israel.
In case you missed it, some heated conversation took place in the evangelical “blogosphere” and news media this week.
Evangelical Christians toss around the phrases “Biblical womanhood” and “Biblical manhood” as if they are self-explanatory, but Rachel wanted to show that those terms are complex, rooted in context, and sometimes downright contradictory.
A lot of things are being said these days about being a “biblical man”. It just seems like many people are using scripture to bully others into their view of what men and women should be. Let’s evaluate where our ideas of biblical manhood and womanhood are coming from. They don’t seem to be coming from Jesus.