The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth

Womanhood isn't biblical, says Baylor University historian Beth Allison Barr. It arose from a series of clearly definable historical moments.This book moves the conversation about biblical womanhood beyond Greek grammar and into the realm of church history ancient, medieval, and modern to show that this belief is not divinely ordained but a product of human civilization that continues to creep into the church. Barr's.

The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel TruthWomanhood isn't biblical, says Baylor University historian Beth Allison Barr. It arose from a series of clearly definable historical moments.This book moves the conversation about biblical womanhood beyond Greek grammar and into the realm of church history ancient, medieval, and modern to show that this belief is not divinely ordained but a product of human civilization that continues to creep into the church. Barr's.

The Making of Biblical WomanhoodUSA Today BestsellerA powerful work of skillful research and personal insight. Publishers WeeklyBiblical womanhood the belief that God designed women to be submissive wives, virtuous mothers, and joyful homemakers pervades North American Christianity. From choices about careers to roles in local churches to relationship dynamics, this belief shapes the everyday lives of evangelical women. Yet biblical.

The Well-Watered Woman: Rooted in Truth, Growing in Grace, Flourishing in Faith

The Well-Watered WomanDiscover the bottomless, refreshing Well of God's Word and experience a fullness and peace beyond your circumstances.In the chaos of our everyday, it can be difficult to live out and apply the truths of Scripture. We want of Jesus, but we find ourselves looking to our own lives and accomplishments for ou.

R worth and identity. And while that may buoy us for a time, we're often left feeling dried up, discouraged, and longing for.Gretchen Saffles knows what it's like to feel overwhelmed and unable to flourish. In The Well Watered Woman, Gretchen leads us to the Well of fullness, the Word of freedom, and th.

The Well-Watered Woman: Rooted in Truth Growing in Grace Flourishing in FaithR worth and identity. And while that may buoy us for a time, we're often left feeling dried up, discouraged, and longing for.Gretchen Saffles knows what it's like to feel overwhelmed and unable to flourish. In The Well Watered Woman, Gretchen leads us to the Well of fullness, the Word of freedom, and th.

Becoming All Things: How Small Changes Lead To Lasting Connections Across Cultures

Ing that comes easy for any of us.In Becoming All Things, Michelle Reyes offers a poignant discussion on the challenges surrounding cross cultural relationships in America today, including the reasons for cultural difference, stereotyping, appropriation, gentrification, racism, and. Seeking to deconstruct these things in our own lives, Reyes focuses on the concept of cultural accommodation in.

Becoming All Things: How Small Changes Lead To Lasting Connections Across CulturesIng that comes easy for any of us.In Becoming All Things, Michelle Reyes offers a poignant discussion on the challenges surrounding cross cultural relationships in America today, including the reasons for cultural difference, stereotyping, appropriation, gentrification, racism, and. Seeking to deconstruct these things in our own lives, Reyes focuses on the concept of cultural accommodation in.

Becoming All ThingsCultural identities and cross cultural engagement are not things that anyone can choose to ignore any, least of all Christians. Many of us want to have diverse friends and are passionate about justice. But if we are serious about cross cultural relationships real relationships that lead to understanding, healing and solidarity across cultural lines we need to be willing to change. And that's not someth.

Men and Women in the Church: A Short, Biblical, Practical Introduction

Men and Women in the ChurchA Biblical Primer on Men and Women in the ChurchThere is much at stake in God making humanity male and female. Created for one another yet distinct from each other, a man and a woman are not interchangeable—they are designed to function according to a divine fittedne.

Ss. But when this design is misunderstood, ignored, or abused, there are dire consequences.Men and women—in marriage especially, but in the rest of life as well—complement one another. And this biblical truth has enduring, cosmic significance. From start to finish,.

Men and Women in the Church: A Short Biblical Practical IntroductionSs. But when this design is misunderstood, ignored, or abused, there are dire consequences.Men and women—in marriage especially, but in the rest of life as well—complement one another. And this biblical truth has enduring, cosmic significance. From start to finish,.

Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage

Tunned minds, broken hearts?We begin, Lamott says, by accepting our flaws and embracing our humanity.Drawing from her own experiences, Lamott shows us the intimate and human ways we can adopt to move through life's dark places and toward the light of hope that still burns ahead for all of us.As she does in Help, Thanks, Wow and her other bestselling books, Lamott explores the thorny issues of life and faith by breaking them down into manageable, human sized questions for readers to ponder, in the process showing us how we can amplify life's small moments of joy by staying open to love and conn.

Dusk, Night, DawnAnne Lamott is my Oprah. Chicago Tribune From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow comes an inspiring guide to restoring hope and joy in our lives.In Dusk Night Dawn, Anne Lamott explores the tough questions that many of us grapple with. How can we recapture the confidence we once had as we stumble through the dark times that seem increasingly bleak? As bad newspiles up from climate crises to daily assaults on civility how can we cope? Where, she asks, do we start to our world and joy and hope and our faith in life itself back. with our sore feet, hearing loss, stiff fingers, poor digestion, s.

Dusk Night Dawn: On Revival and CourageTunned minds, broken hearts?We begin, Lamott says, by accepting our flaws and embracing our humanity.Drawing from her own experiences, Lamott shows us the intimate and human ways we can adopt to move through life's dark places and toward the light of hope that still burns ahead for all of us.As she does in Help, Thanks, Wow and her other bestselling books, Lamott explores the thorny issues of life and faith by breaking them down into manageable, human sized questions for readers to ponder, in the process showing us how we can amplify life's small moments of joy by staying open to love and conn.

A Man at Arms

Iary letter from a religious fanatic to insurrectionists in Corinth. The content of this letter could bring down the empire.The Romans hire a former legionary, the solitary man at arms, Telamon of Arcadia, to intercept the letter and capture its courier. Telamon operates by a dark code all his own, with no room for noble.

A Man at ArmsIary letter from a religious fanatic to insurrectionists in Corinth. The content of this letter could bring down the empire.The Romans hire a former legionary, the solitary man at arms, Telamon of Arcadia, to intercept the letter and capture its courier. Telamon operates by a dark code all his own, with no room for noble.

A Man at ArmsFrom the acclaimed master of historical fiction comes an epic saga about a reluctant hero, the Roman Empire, and the rise of a new faith.Jerusalem and the Sinai desert, first century AD. In the turbulent aftermath of the crucifixion of Jesus, officers of the Roman Empire acquire intelligence of a pilgrim bearing an incend.

Outdated: Find Love That Lasts When Dating Has Changed

OutdatedEveryone wants to be loved to find someone who will stick with them through all of life's ups and downs, someone who is in it for the long haul. But in a world where dating is increasingly based on split second decisions and geared toward casual relationships rather than marriage, it's easy for single people to feel discouraged, used, or unworthy of true love and lasting affection. Realit.

Y just never seems to match up with our (often wildly unrealistic) expectations.Jonathan JP Pokluda has counseled thousands of young singles through the pain and heartbreak of dating the world's way. Now he wants to dispel the myths, misconceptions, and fairy tales you've believed about dating and replace them with the truth from the One who invented marriage, created you to crave relatio.

Outdated: Find Love That Lasts When Dating Has ChangedY just never seems to match up with our (often wildly unrealistic) expectations.Jonathan JP Pokluda has counseled thousands of young singles through the pain and heartbreak of dating the world's way. Now he wants to dispel the myths, misconceptions, and fairy tales you've believed about dating and replace them with the truth from the One who invented marriage, created you to crave relatio.

The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended

The Great Sex RescueWhat if it's not your fault that sex is bad in your marriage?Based on a groundbreaking in depth survey of 22,000 Christian women, The Great Sex Rescue unlocks the secrets to what makes some marriages red hot while others fizzle out. Generations of women have grown up with messages about sex that make them feel dirty, used, or invisible, while men h.

Ave been sold such a cheapened version of sex, they don't know what they're missing. The Great Sex Rescue hopes to turn all of that around, developing a truly biblical view of sex where mutuality, intimacy, and passion reign.The Great Sex Rescue pulls back the curtain on what is happening in Christian bedrooms and exposes the problematic teachings.

The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God IntendedAve been sold such a cheapened version of sex, they don't know what they're missing. The Great Sex Rescue hopes to turn all of that around, developing a truly biblical view of sex where mutuality, intimacy, and passion reign.The Great Sex Rescue pulls back the curtain on what is happening in Christian bedrooms and exposes the problematic teachings.

God of All Things: Rediscovering the Sacred in an Everyday World

In God of All Things, pastor and author Andrew Wilson invites you to rediscover God in this way, too through ordinary, everyday things. He explores the idea of a material world and presents a variety of created marvels that reveal the gospel in everyday life and fuel worship and joy in God marvels like:

God of All Things: Rediscovering the Sacred in an Everyday WorldIn God of All Things, pastor and author Andrew Wilson invites you to rediscover God in this way, too through ordinary, everyday things. He explores the idea of a material world and presents a variety of created marvels that reveal the gospel in everyday life and fuel worship and joy in God marvels like:

God of All ThingsAbstract theology is overrated, for God can be found in even the most ordinary of things. Jesus used things like a lily, sparrow, and sheep to teach about the kingdom of God. And in the Old Testament, God repeatedly describes himself and his saving work in relation to physical things such as a rock, horn, or eagle..

Ten Words to Live by: Delighting in and Doing What God Commands

Ten Words to Live byNew from the Best Selling Author of Women of the WordIn Ten Words to Live By, Jen Wilkin reminds readers of the life giving power of God's perfect law for the believer. The Ten Commandments are words God spoke to a nation recently set free. They are words ab.

Out obedience and holiness timeless in their importance and wisdom. Yet today these same words are often misunderstood, forgotten, or simply ignored.Wilkin teaches readers how the Ten Commandments come to bear on their lives today, helping them to love God a.

Ten Words to Live by: Delighting in and Doing What God CommandsOut obedience and holiness timeless in their importance and wisdom. Yet today these same words are often misunderstood, forgotten, or simply ignored.Wilkin teaches readers how the Ten Commandments come to bear on their lives today, helping them to love God a.

White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America

Whiteness, has since the nation’s founding played a provocative role in severely fracturing the electorate. During the buildup to the Civil War, white evangelicals used scripture to defend slavery and nurture the Confederacy. During Reconstruction, they used it to deny the vote to newly emancipated blacks. In the twentieth century, they sided with segregationists in avidly opposing movements for racial equality and civil rights. Most recently, evangelicals supported the Tea Party, a Muslim ban, and border policies allowing family separation. White evangelicals today, cloaked in a visio.

White Evangelical RacismThe American political scene today is poisonously divided, and the vast majority of white evangelicals plays a strikingly unified, powerful role in the disunion. These evangelicals raise a starkly consequential question for electoral politics: Why do they claim morality while supporting politicians who act immorally by most Christian measures? In this clear eyed, hard hitting chronicle of American religion and politics, Anthea Butler answers that racism is at the core of conservative evangelical activism and power.Butler reveals how evangelical racism, propelled by the benefits of.

White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in AmericaWhiteness, has since the nation’s founding played a provocative role in severely fracturing the electorate. During the buildup to the Civil War, white evangelicals used scripture to defend slavery and nurture the Confederacy. During Reconstruction, they used it to deny the vote to newly emancipated blacks. In the twentieth century, they sided with segregationists in avidly opposing movements for racial equality and civil rights. Most recently, evangelicals supported the Tea Party, a Muslim ban, and border policies allowing family separation. White evangelicals today, cloaked in a visio.

#Churchtoo: How Purity Culture Upholds Abuse and How to Find Healing

#ChurchtooWhen Emily Joy Allison outed her abuser on Twitter, she launched #ChurchToo, a movement to expose the culture of sexual abuse and assault utterly rampant in Christian churches in America. Not a single denomination is unaffected. And the reasons are somewhat different than those you might find in the #MeToo stories coming out of Hollywood.

Or Washington. While patriarchy and misogyny are problems everywhere, they take on a particularly pernicious form in Christian churches where those with power have been insisting, since many decades before #MeToo, that this sexually dysfunctional environment is, in fact, exactly how God wants it to be.#ChurchToo turns over the roc.

#Churchtoo: How Purity Culture Upholds Abuse and How to Find HealingOr Washington. While patriarchy and misogyny are problems everywhere, they take on a particularly pernicious form in Christian churches where those with power have been insisting, since many decades before #MeToo, that this sexually dysfunctional environment is, in fact, exactly how God wants it to be.#ChurchToo turns over the roc.

10 Questions Every Teen Should Ask (and Answer) about Christianity

Questions Every Teen Should Ask Written by Rebecca McLaughlin, Author of Confronting Christianity In a world of increasing ideological diversity, kids are being challenged to think through their own beliefs at an early age. Questions like How can you believe the Bible is true?; Why c.

An't we just agree that love is love?; and Isn't Christianity against diversity? can seem like roadblocks for kids who are following Jesus, as well as for those who might otherwise consider faith in Christ. In this helpful book written both for Christian kids.

10 Questions Every Teen Should Ask (and Answer) about ChristianityAn't we just agree that love is love?; and Isn't Christianity against diversity? can seem like roadblocks for kids who are following Jesus, as well as for those who might otherwise consider faith in Christ. In this helpful book written both for Christian kids.

The Enneagram Goes to Church: Wisdom for Leadership, Worship, and Congregational Life

The Enneagram Goes to ChurchIf I had known the Enneagram earlier in my ministry, I would have been a much better pastor.When this thought came to Todd Wilson, he had already served as a pastor in several churches for the better part of fifteen years and was successfully leading a large, historic, and diverse congregation. He'd started out in ministry with a strong education in everything from biblical exegesis and homiletics to organizational.

Development and Christian education. However, at its root, pastoral ministry is about shepherding, serving, leading, and loving people, and Todd realized that what he lacked was wisdom about how people work. He says, When it came to empathetically shepherding people and sensitively engaging their manifold personalities and diverse ways of seeing the world, I was an amateur. Whether you are on a church staff or lea.

The Enneagram Goes to Church: Wisdom for Leadership Worship and Congregational LifeDevelopment and Christian education. However, at its root, pastoral ministry is about shepherding, serving, leading, and loving people, and Todd realized that what he lacked was wisdom about how people work. He says, When it came to empathetically shepherding people and sensitively engaging their manifold personalities and diverse ways of seeing the world, I was an amateur. Whether you are on a church staff or lea.