Deconstruction. It's a word that is becoming all too well-known in Christianity. And not in a good way. For those not regularly reading articles online or watching YouTube videos, this word may not have much meaning to you. But it's one that we need to be aware of, as it is becoming a troubling trend … Continue reading The Current Crisis of Christian Deconstruction
I am a member of several Christian social media groups. Some pages are for men and women, and some are just women's groups. I enjoy reading and getting encouragement in forums with ladies who are like-minded in faith. These are not the typical women's pages that promote fluff and talk about issues in the style … Continue reading “Should I let my child participate in a school field trip to a Buddhist temple?”
I am sharing Michelle Lesley’s well-laid out and astute analysis of the current and much-publicized Beth Moore situation. I appreciate Michelle’s faithfulness to speak biblical truth into our lives.
It was the shot heard round the
world online Christian neighborhood I hang out in. (I’m sure most of the actual world couldn’t care less.) On Tuesday, March 8 – in a hit piece from RNS (Religion News Service) that came thisclose to libeling everyone who has ever biblically called for her de-platforming – Beth Moore announced she had broken ties with the Southern Baptist Convention, and flounced out the door, smearing the institution that made her what she is on her way out. Classy.
What does this mean for Beth? For you? For Southern Baptist churches? For the SBC?
For Beth personally…
For Beth, personally, it means she no longer has to keep her church membership at a Southern Baptist church. A few months ago, when Beth mentioned that she was looking for a new church, I figured she was probably looking for something much less biblically restrictive than…
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When I started this little blog page, one of the purposes was to direct women toward sound biblical teaching and steer them clear of false teaching. That's why I titled my blog "A Worthy Walk". My desire is for Christian women to walk worthy of the calling we have received. This means being students of … Continue reading AVOID THIS BIBLE TEACHER: Lisa Harper
Welcome to Psalms Chapter 4, another Psalm of David that has very much the same tone as chapter 3. 4 TO THE CHOIRMASTER: WITH STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. A PSALM OF DAVID. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and … Continue reading Psalms 4: Vain Words and Lies
This summer members of the Southern Baptist Convention will convene in Nashville, TN for the SBC Annual Convention. Last week I saw a Facebook post from our State Convention's Ministry Wives leader encouraging us to reserve our place at the Oklahoma Convention's table at the popular Ministry Wives Luncheon. However, when I saw that Jen … Continue reading Why I Cannot Recommend Attending the SBC21 Ministry Wives Luncheon
Photo by Erik Mclean on Pexels.com Psalms 3 is a Psalm of David, written about his flight from his son Absalom, who was seeking to overthrow him as king of Israel, as written in 2 Samuel. Absalom was a handsome and charming manipulator, and through his cunning, we are told in 2 Samuel 15:7, Absalom … Continue reading Psalms 3: A Shield About Me
Photo by Thomas Shockey on Pexels.com Welcome to Chapter 2 of Psalms. ( Follow this series in the "Journey Through the Psalms" category on my blog page. ) In today's current political climate, it is a timely read, as its theme is "wicked rulers". I would encourage you to grab your scriptures and read through … Continue reading Psalms 2: God Laughs at the Plans of Wicked Rulers
How the Church can minister to those with sorrow not caused by death. Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com "I'm sorry, but I've fallen in love with someone else and I'm leaving." "Mom and Dad, I'm gay." "Babe, I need to let you know that I was molested as a child." "Mom, I don't feel like … Continue reading A Different Kind of Grief…
Photo by Thomas Shockey on Pexels.com Today I'm starting a series in the book of Psalms, or as I called it in my last piece, "The Book of Praises", as it was called by the rabbis of the time. My plan in blogging through the Psalms is not necessarily to just be commentary on the … Continue reading Psalms 1, The Righteous and the Wicked