What a woman is.
She is an image-bearer. It was the first day of a class I was teaching on the role of women in the home, church, and society. Driving in to the seminary where I teach, I thought through the material I planned to cover, and honestly I feared that some of what I’d prepared to say was too elementary for graduate-level students. Many of them were raised in church and have heard messages all their lives. Did they really need to hear again that Genesis 1:26–27 teaches that both male and female were made in the image of God? Nevertheless, I determined I’d better make sure.
So I repeated what I assumed they all knew. And sure enough, a woman present was thrilled when she heard my words! She was made in the image of God? And not only that—she did not have to marry to fully
In part one of a two-part series, Dr. Darrell Bock, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Dr. M. Daniel Carroll-Rodas, Dr. Alejandro Mandes, and Soraya Marin discuss a biblical response to the immigration issue, focusing on the challenges, pressures, and opportunities faced by churches and the Hispanic population in the United States.
Yesterday, I attended the Echo Conference in Dallas at Watermark Church. One of the employees who helped prepare this for launch on the web said that listening to it made her proud to be associated with the seminary.
Dr. Carroll-Rodas makes the point that we must stop looking at this issue through the eyes of the elephant or the donkey and instead look at it through the eyes of the lamb.…