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Musical bedrooms

Last night, everyone in our house slept in a new room. We’d been discussing a problem for a few months and had not been able to come up with a solution that would work until I had a brainstorm last week. We spent ten hours yesterday swapping all the bedrooms upstairs. We painted one room […]

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The beauty of women writers

Last weekend, I listened to this delightful interview with Helena Sorensen. She is speaking specifically to women who are also writers and it is a thoughtful look at the reality of writing in the midst of other responsibilities. Apparently I am not the only one who gets tired of books about writing and productivity that […]

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Our neighborhood invitation

I’ve been slowly reading through this large book about the Inklings before bed. It’s a fascinating look at how group collaboration complicates life and yet also makes work and life richer. C.S. Lewis was one of the best known Inklings and he was a famous apologist. However, at the height of that branch of his […]

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Discovering Biblical Equality 6: 1 Corinthians 7

During discussions of marriage and how we believe marriage “should” be structured (which does not begin to address what marriages actually are),1 I have often directed attention to the fact that only one passage in the Bible speaks of authority in marriage. It’s here in 1 Corinthians 7 and it’s a shared authority.  “For the […]

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4 Random Thursday Notes

1. Assuming summer to be off-kilter has proven the right step for at least this week. Two more of the kids came down with covid and last night I started to feel sick. My temp has mostly stayed a low-grade fever though it crept up to 101 last night. I’m definitely less sick than my […]

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Seminary Notes 10: the halfway point

One of the things I appreciate most about seminary is the chance to pick up so many topics and examine them. We gather around and hold up a topic or a text and look at it from all sides. We listen to different people talk about it. We formulate ideas and watch other people poke […]

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Discovering Biblical Equality 5: women in the Gospels

In Chapter 5 of Discovering Biblical Equality, Aída Spencer discusses Jesus’ treatment of women in the Gospels. She points out that virtually no one disagrees with the claim that Jesus treated women with unprecedented respect and affirmation. The difference lies in what people think that treatment has to say about women today.  She outlines four […]

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