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Something to ponder . . .

“Reading the signs of the times requires a church capable of standing against the legitimating stories of the day. American Christians often think that if we had been confronted with someone like Hitler we would have been able to recognize … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Recovering the Tamar/Judah Story

Find Hope Here Podcast: “If you’ve ever struggled to understand the story of Judah and Tamar from Genesis 38, I’ve got you!! In this episode, Carolyn Custis James shares a framework for understanding the stories of scripture. And why Tamar, … Continue reading

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Redemptive Disruptions: How They Shape Our Stories and Reshape Our Theology

The moment the word “why” crosses your lips, you are doing theology.—When Life and Beliefs Collide: How Knowing God Makes a Difference It is sheer fiction to imagine that following Jesus means we can skate through life without stumbling over … Continue reading

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Malestrom 2022

If you’ve already read Kristin Kobes Du Mez’s Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted A Faith and Fractured a Nation, you no doubt agree with Beth Moore’s assessment, that evidence of evangelical clergy abuse (multiple varieties) that Du … Continue reading

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A word from Malestrom . . .

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Review: Malestrom—How Jesus Dismantles Patriarchy and Redefines Manhood 

This review was originally published in the Journal of Urban Mission. It is republished here with permission. Reviewer: Stephen S. Taylor, Associate Professor of New Testament at Missio Seminary. His comments regarding how we interpret the Bible are alone worth … Continue reading

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Disarming Patriarchy

“Church is one of the least safe places to acknowledge abuse. . . It is with deep regret that I say the church is one of the worst places to go for help. That’s a hard thing to say, but … Continue reading

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Golden Opportunity!

Among the many changes the pandemic brought into our lives, it pushed us to do a lot from the comfort of our homes. Now the spike in gas prices gives us another incentive to explore and utilize the expanded benefits … Continue reading

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“Honestly, Though” Podcasters and the Malestrom

Needless to say the conversation with Honestly, Though podcast host Rebecca Carrell and cohost Nika Spaulding was both deep and wide. Hard for it to be otherwise when engaging two women with seminary degrees and are actively engaged in ministry. … Continue reading

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Look What Just Arrived!

The second, revised edition of Malestrom: How Jesus Dismantles Patriarchy & Redefines Manhood is now in print and available for pre-order. Many are saying the 2015 edition of Malestrom was ahead of its time. Now Malestrom is back to re-engage the issue of patriarchy that in recent … Continue reading

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