Women of Acts: Sapphira

(If you would like to read these posts in order, here's the link to the "Intro to the Women of Acts." The Bible references are linked so you can read them online if you choose.) Early in the life of the new Church, we learn that they shared their possessions and supplied each other’s needs.  Acts … Continue reading Women of Acts: Sapphira

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Women of Acts: Series Introduction

One of my passions over the last twenty-five years has been studying and teaching the women of the Bible. Did you know there are 180 women named in the Bible and 200+ other women referred to as someone’s wife, daughter, etc.? I have had the privilege of speaking to women's groups and Bible studies, as well as … Continue reading Women of Acts: Series Introduction

Encouragement from the Woman with the Issue of Blood

I've suffered from chronic and invisible illnesses since I was a teenager. Migraines at 15, endometriosis at 17, back issues thanks to a car accident in college, Crohn's Disease and Anylosing Spondylitis in my 20s, and then strokes which are probably symptomatic of a larger neurological disorder in my late 30s. I have frustrated family, … Continue reading Encouragement from the Woman with the Issue of Blood

Women in the Honor Roll of Faith

Hebrews 11 is often referred to as the “Honor Roll of the Faithful.”  It lists the many people who were remembered, not for being perfect or better than others, but for being faithful.  Faith, per Hebrews 11:1 “is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”  So, if … Continue reading Women in the Honor Roll of Faith

Peanuts and Sound Theology

I grew up loving the Peanuts cartoon by Charles M. Schulz. Still do. A number of friends posted this installment on Facebook, and it got me to thinking… So many things are said and done in the name of Christianity that have nothing to do with the Bible or being a Christian. I find it … Continue reading Peanuts and Sound Theology