Eve’s Role as Helpmeet

After God created Adam He declared, “I will make an helpmeet for him…” (Genesis 2:18) What exactly is a “helpmeet”? I developed my own offbeat translation of “helpmeet” in my early 20’s as I secretly...

Our Children Are Our Teachers

These are my babies, 7 years ago this month…at the height of their innocent glory. In honor of Mothers Day and lessons learned from my children continuing to raise me, I have come up with Twelve Reasons to Learn at the Feet of Our Children:...

God’s Ways Are Not Man’s

Building upon what I’ve shared in the last couple of posts, regarding the “new” way Jesus the man taught and treated women, I want to share my thoughts on one of the most intriguing and least-understood figures in the New Testament…the...

Jesus Came to a Woman First

Today Jeff and I taught our daughter’s Sunday School class a group of eager and restless 12 and 13 year-olds. Because it’s Easter Sunday, we tag-teamed the story of the last days of Christ’s life: the washing of the apostles’...

The Power of Words

“And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.” (Genesis 1:3) God said, and then there was. Our Creator spoke life into existence. We have the same power to speak lifeinto our own little worlds. We also have thecapacity...