Can Women Teach?

Introduction I’m having this conversation more and more. DTS Houston held a special panel entitled “Rediscovering God’s Vision for Male/Female Partnerships in Ministry.” It was Moderated by Dr. Sandra Glahn, and filled with various people, half DTS profs, and half friends of the seminary. Since that panel happened I’ve had the conversation about the question of “women pastors” about 20 times, and I think the time has come for a blog post about it. It’s a big one in conservative Christian culture. It’s coming to a head, and the times, they are a changing. I will address it this way: … [Read more]

Chapter 29.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others! This is also the final chapter in my story “The Syllogy of the Universe.” If you’ve made it this far, I hope that means you have enjoyed the story. If you did, please consider donating to my ministry. You can find a donate button at the bottom of the right sidebar on the home page of this website, or on the page “About the Blogger and the Blog.” If you’d like to download a … [Read more]

Chapter 28. Part 2.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   “What just happened?” asked Chak, the newly reformed Umbra. “You died,” I said nonchalantly. It looked like he was in shock. “I died, and now I’m—” he stopped mid-sentence and looked at his fingers. “Are you gonna be okay with this?” I said, smiling. He looked at me tensely for a moment, then a smile peaked through and a faint glimmer touched the corner of his eye. “Yes, I’m going to be fine … [Read more]

Chapter 28. Part 1.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   CHAPTER 28: THE HIGHER-UP Though I was not conscious of the mansion, and the garden, and Mendrax’s untimely death, I was not without consciousness completely. I found myself, inexplicably, standing in a white room. I was dressed in the white tunic of an Umbili and a white rope was tied around my waist. Opposite me, there were only three other things in the room. One was Teleon, next to him a ball of … [Read more]

Chapter 27. Part 2.

This is a continuation of a story begun in the post “Chapter 1. Part 1.” If you enjoy it, please like and share it with others!   I felt a hard shove away from Teleon. He had pushed me out of the path of Chak’s charging frame. I rolled over just in time to see Chak drive his sword into Teleon’s belly. Teleon dropped to the ground and clutched his stomach. The blood poured out of his wound and began to pool on the ground where I had planted the seed. I could hear him breathing heavily, and a ringing … [Read more]