Archives for Apr 11, 2017 @ 10:14

Did the Masters Permit Cell Phones?

Source: By Rory Carroll | AUGUSTA, GEORGIA If not for the modern clothing styles, photos of the lucky patrons attending the last round of the U.S. Masters on Sunday could be confused with ones from another era since no one will be holding up a smartphone. Augusta National has strict rules that forbid anyone from [Read More…]

A New Kind of Triumph (RJS)

This last Sunday we celebrated the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, setting off the Holy Week events. The echoes of Scripture in this event are often recognized and preached, but still worth another look. Richard Hays in Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels looks at these passages in the context of their message concerning [Read More…]

A Strategy for Ending Gender Stereotypes

Here’s how to subvert gender stereotypes in the church: 1. Apply masculine metaphors (like spiritual warriors, athletes, bravery/courage) to all believers, including women. 2. Apply feminine metaphors (like maternal terms, romance and marriage) to all believers, including men. 3. Apply feminine metaphors to men in particular (like the work roles of women, like the Bride [Read More…]