Goodbye Earl – Women Taking ‘Leadership’ Seriously

"Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her…" Ephesians 5:25 (ESV)   John Piper, one of the foremost authorities on complementarianism, recently addressed ways in which women can lead/serve at a “Let the Nations Be Glad” seminar organized by the Desiring God ministry. Not surprisingly, he began by explaining why men, and … Continue reading

Family Integrated Church Wrap-Up

"A house divided against itself cannot stand." Abraham Lincoln Church in French Countryside (Taken by Deb) Family integrated churches are beginning to garner some attention in the Christian community, and it appears this is due, in part, to self-promotion. The documentary "Divided" is a case in point. This video plays the blame game regarding why youth are leaving the church … Continue reading

Homeschooling Hijackers

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. " Mark Twain The Louvre (Taken by Deb) We are navigating away from the Mahaney/Sovereign Grace Ministries debacle for the time being and beginning a series of posts on another hyper-authoritarian group that is wreaking havoc in some corners of Christendom. As Mahaney undergoes a time of reflection, we marvel … Continue reading

The Independent Fundamental Baptist Church Sounds Like Mark Driscoll and The Rest of Them

"These people do not know that while Barak trembled, Deborah saved Israel, that Esther delivered from supreme peril the children of God … Is it not to women that our Lord appeared after His Resurrection? Yes, and the men could then blush for not having sought what the women had found."   –Jerome, after criticism for dedicating his books to women … Continue reading

Mark Driscoll: Two Hour Theologian and Repristinizer of Patriarchy

  We never paid for electricity in our office apartment because the building was illegally hooked up to the power grid and all our power was stolen.”  Driscoll "Confessions of a Reformission Rev"   Mark Driscoll  "Keeping himself up for his woman"     As I sit here, contemplating this post, sipping my Earl Grey-hot (inside Trekkie joke), I … Continue reading