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A Brief Eulogy

June 15th, 2015 Elisabeth Elliot went home to the Lord. I didn’t personally know her, I just happened across the news on social media. Her family and friends are in my prayers, but there must be great rejoicing in heaven that so faithful a servant and good a solider finally finished her race at 88 years old. 362 more words

Personal

Elisabeth Elliot in heaven

Just this morning, Elisabeth Elliot passed through the “gates of splendor” into glory. She has been one of my heroes of the faith for almost 40 years. 924 more words

Christian Life

Why are Christian articles mostly pictured with thin, young women?

I recently read an article with (very gendered) advice for Christian wives, that was accompanied by this photo:

The article was the usual one-sided “do X for your husband, do Y for your husband” stuff, much of which would actually be great if both spouses did it for one another (praising and appreciating your partner) and others that are terrible advice (never telling him when he does wrong, as you are not the Holy Spirit). 244 more words

Lightening The Yoke

When the message isn't for me

A week or two ago I came across a blog post that got me to thinking about how we respond when a meeting, church service, or even a Bible passage seems to apply to someone other than myself. 702 more words

Christian Life

Mama the Conqueror

Romans 8:35-39 “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.  458 more words

Christianity

The Quiet Person in the Small group

A lot of churches will have small groups or Bible studies for a number of reasons, among them, that they help people to get to know one another and provide a more interactive approach than the main preaching service. 914 more words

Christian Life

How Not to Become an Old Biddy

After I was married but before I had children, I worked for some years at a fabric shop. We had a variety of customers of all ages, but some of the ones that stood out to me were the older ladies. 1,941 more words

Thoughts From Scripture