Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Women in the Exodus

Earlier this week, Eternity Bible College’s faculty blog featured an article by Preston Sprinkle titled “Divine Estrogen.” Preston explores the contribution of women in the early chapters of Exodus. He begins:

The book of Exodus is filled with outcasts who become conduits of God’s grace and power, when God thunders from heaven to deliver his people from Egypt. If you have never noticed this, it’s probably because you’ve been reading the Old Testament through a thick moral lens—looking for heroes and saints to emulate, instead of a gracious God to thank.
Or it’s because you’re a man...

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Monday, June 17, 2013

Why I Live With People

Years ago I watched a video segment on marital conflict. The husband and wife shared several sources of strife – he puts the toilet paper on the dispenser backwards, she squeezes the toothpaste tube in the middle. Each situation boiled down to one spouse not getting his or her way about a trivial issue. I was confused. Who thinks they get to decide how the toothpaste is squeezed? Who made her the lord of the toilet paper?

I couldn’t relate. Why? I’m used to living with people. I’m a 28-year-old college-educated woman, and I’ve never lived alone. In fact, I never “moved out.” That’s right – I still live at home. I haven’t made this decision because I’m inept or immature. I’m not incapable of living alone. It’s just that I’ve seen the value of living communally...

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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Women: Spirituality Impacts Sex Life

Christian author Dannah Gresh recently had an article published by eHarmony’s advice blog. Gresh’s article, titled “How Spirituality Impacts a Woman’s Sex Life,” looks at the connection between faith and a satisfying sex life. Christian girls sometimes get a bad rap for being sexually prudish, and sadly, I’ve heard many a man voice concerns about marrying one of these “repressed” women. Studies indicate, however, that spiritually mature women have the best sex lives after the wedding day.

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