Imagine my Surprise. I read the Bible “Wrong.”

I never knew  that there was a right or wrong way of reading the Bible.   I have always thought, naively I will now acknowledge, that all that mattered was how one responded to what they read in the Bible.  Nope, I’ve been all wrong.  I don’t know where I learned this idea either.  I’ve absorbed a way of looking…

Humility is hard. Humiliation is harder.

I was asked to write some brief thoughts about the application of Philippians 2.1-11 to my life. My thoughts are neither brief nor, sadly, do I see them applied very well thus far in my life. Thankfully, the journey of faith is a road slowly traveled and full of grace. Melody “Therefore if you have…

Finding my Voice.

(There is a caveat at the end.) Of all the things that I do not understand in the Bible, these verses about women top my list. Oh, I know how some interpret them, but I don’t feel resolution in my heart. Historically and culturally, they make a little more sense in the time that they…