I have worked in Legal Aid offices for some 15 years. I can tell you that many poor are not the kind of people most of us associate with. They tend to be undereducated, unorganized, and often buried under their financial burdens. Many come from longer generations of poverty. Many are weak and do not […]
Wondering how many of our Scroll readers have used the Arise link on the r/h side of the home page. Rob has enabled us to view this weekly column with the click of a button and the articles are always worth a look. If you haven’t done so before…click on the icon and enjoy!
Sometimes we hear Christian jargon batted about so much that we lose our grasp of what is meant by the terms. Because words like servant and servanthood have been used so much, I’ve chosen to use different ones. If one has a spirit of helpfulness, it is easy to slip from freedom in serving into […]
One of the instruments God used to convince me that holding office in the church ought to follow calling rather than gender was an article written when I was four years old. I’m grateful for the pastor who gave me a copy of John Jefferson Davis’s insightful piece entitled, “Ordination of Women Reconsidered: Discussion of […]
All Scripture is from TNIV, with my underlining. John 17:22-23 (Jesus speaking) I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one— I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me […]
Hi everyone Rob is working on finding out what is happening with the posts so please be patient and refrain from blame. We first alerted Rob to this 2 days ago and it’s still occurring so there’s obviously not an easy solution. We have been away for 2 days and my first look at the […]
Soon afterwards [Jesus] went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the good news of the kingdom of God. The twelve were with him, as well as some women who had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, and Joanna, the wife of Herod’s […]