The Case of Female Deacons: Wisdom from the Past (Church History)

Having looked at the Scriptural evidence for female deacons, let’s explore this question: What has been the role of women throughout church history? Although the practices and traditions of previous eras aren’t formally binding on present churches, we must remember that many Christians have preceded us and thought deeply about these issues. Church tradition is … Continue reading The Case of Female Deacons: Wisdom from the Past (Church History)

Sexual Temptation while Sleeping (And How to Fight It)

Fighting for sexual purity is absolutely crucial, especially for young men. It is a difficult fight, but one every Christian is capable of winning through the power of the Holy Spirit. There is nothing more discouraging, however, than fighting for purity and thinking you’ve won that fight, only to be besieged by temptation randomly. One particular … Continue reading Sexual Temptation while Sleeping (And How to Fight It)

A Theology of Sex and Gender (Part 5): The New Covenant in Christ

God created men and women in His image (Gen 1:26-27). Both of them are fully equal in dignity and worth. Unfortunately, sin has broken God’s design. Jesus Himself recognized the profound effects of sin on sexuality and gender. In a discussion with the Pharisees, Jesus upholds God’s original creational design for men and women. But … Continue reading A Theology of Sex and Gender (Part 5): The New Covenant in Christ