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Please write your thoughts about the conference

Now that most of you are back home and adjusting to ‘normal’ life, how about writing a few lines to let everyone know what you enjoyed about the recent CBE conference. If you haven’t commented before, the process is simple….just click on ‘Comments’ below the post and then when the screen comes up, write in […]

Everything is deserted

The display tables are sitting there bare and lonely, only a few of us are left in the hotel and a wonderful weekend of information and fellowship is all but finished. So many friendships made – so much new information to process – such a sense of it all being so worthwhile. “See you in […]

Are women and men from different planets?

The whole thrust of this conference is the issue of gender (pink & blue?) What constitutes gender ? How much are we influenced by the culture around us and particularly the Christian culture ? Tonight we had an excellent demonstration of the marketing of gender division through Christian bookstores. Jenell Paris who is an anthropologist […]

Walter Liefeld on Titus 2

Titus 2:3-10 3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. 4 Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, 5 to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at […]

Some Reflections on Genesis 1-3 and a Critique of an Egalitarian Interpretation

Dr. Richard S. Hess, Earl S. Kalland Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Denver Seminary, contributed a chapter studying Genesis 1-3 in the volume on Discovering Biblical Equality, IVP 2005, edited by Rebecca M. Groothuis and Ronald W. Pierce with Gordon D. Fee as a contributing editor. A critique of this article appeared […]

Revisiting the ‘Shack.’

I know it is some time since this book, written by William P. Young and published in 2007, was in the public gaze of the Christian community but I have only just read it. I find myself in agreement with the comment by Eugene Peterson, “This book has the potential to do for our generation […]

Personal Story

I have a dear precious friend who was walking to work one morning in the rural parts of a city somewhere in eastern Europe when along came one of her co-workers in a car with two other men. He saluted her and pulled over the car to ask her if she wanted a ride to […]