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Building a Biblically Healthy Women’s Ministry

The following piece, written by Pastor John Chester of Piedmont Bible Church and Parking Space 23, is published on Michelle Lesley’s blog. One piece of advice he offers to pastors who desire to build healthy women’s ministries is “Be willing to veto a book, a curriculum, or even a topic that the women’s Bible study wants to use.” Pastors must also […]

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Seven Reasons 1 Timothy 2:12 Isn’t the Crazy Aunt We Hide in the Closet when Company Comes Over

Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley queries: “Are we more afraid of the wrath of woman than the wrath of God?” According to Lesley, although they may not realize it, for a large number of professing Christians the answer is, sadly, yes. It is evident that many believers fear man (what other people think […]

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Themes (or Challenges) for Reformed Christians in 2018

Blogger, author and book reviewer Tim Challies asks: What themes do you think will be prominent among Reformed people in 2018? In the following blog post, Challies offers his own ideas and addresses his top three, beginning with “Further Defining Complementarianism,” the view that God calls men, not women, to be the leaders in the […]

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Evangelical rebel Jen Hatmaker deserved more from Politico than a puff piece

Journalist and author Julia Duin argues that Politico’s recent piece on “evangelical” Jen Hatmaker, who has become firmly ensconced in the Religious Left, didn’t get anywhere near the same scrutiny as those on the Religious Right receive in the articles written about them. “Why didn’t the writer of this fluff maintain at least some journalistic distance from her subject?” […]

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A Pox Upon Our House: Three Chronic Diseases Plaguing Women’s Ministry

Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley examines women’s ministries. According to Lesley, women’s groups aren’t nearly as effective as they could be for a umber of reasons. For example, because many women hardly ever read and study their bibles they’re biblically illiterate. In other words, they know not what they believe and why they […]

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Lysa TerKeurst coming to Athens. Do not go to see her.

Good advice from Elizabeth Prata of The End Time. We agree for the reason that Lysa does not rightly handle God’s word and is not doctrinally sound, as you will see. In a previous blog post Prata asks“How can you learn discernment from a Bible teacher who does not possess it herself?” You can’t. Why? Because no […]

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Women and False Teachers: Why Men Don’t Get It, and Why It’s Imperative That They Do

According to Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley, women respond differently to false teachers than men do. Take for example the Genesis account of the Garden of Eden. It was Eve who succumbed to the wiles of the crafty serpent, not Adam. Michelle has some interesting thoughts on why the serpent chose to […]

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Aimee Semple McPherson: Actress or Anointed?

Aimee Semple McPherson could put on a theatrical church services like nobody’s business. The flamboyant Pentecostal faith healer “helped drive the rise of a new mass media, celebrity culture” and became one of the most famous celebrities of her time. According to Costi Hinn of Equip the Saints there was a side to this woman […]

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Jen Hatmaker’s Revision of Truth

Lorie Alexander of The Transformed Wife tackles Emily McFarland Miller’s interview with Jen Hatmaker. Miller’s piece appeared in the progressive news site Religion News Service. Recently LifeWay Christian stores pulled Hatmaker’s books from its shelves over her very vocal and unbiblical stance on homosexuality — she believes gay relationships can be holy —  so she has […]

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