Category Archives: gender

A Trustworthy Word, Pt 4

Sunday, September 29th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. Ally Kateusz. Mary and Early Christian Women: Hidden Leadership. Cham: Palgrave McMillan, 2019. Craig S. Keener, Paul, Women & Wives: Marriage and Women’s Ministry … Continue reading

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Ruth: God’s Lovingkindness

Krysta Szkarlat’s sermon at Centre Street from Nov. 25, 2018.

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Sinners & Saints: Rahab

Sunday, December 16th, 2018.   Sources: Trent Butler. Joshua (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983. J. Gordon McConville & Stephen Williams. Joshua (THOTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. Richard Nelson. Joshua (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 1997.

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Sinners & Saints: Bathsheba

Sunday, December 9th, 2018.   Sources: A. A. Anderson. 2 Samuel (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1989. Robert D. Bergen. 1, 2 Samuel (NAC). Nashville: B&H, 2002. Keith Bodner. Power Play: A Primer on the Second Book of Samuel. Toronto: Clements, 2004. Walter Brueggemann. First and Second … Continue reading

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Sinners & Saints: Tamar

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018.   Sources: Dianne Bergant. Genesis: In the Beginning. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2013. Walter Brueggemann. Genesis (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1982. Victor Hamilton. The Book of Genesis Chapters 18-50 (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. John H. Walton. Genesis (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001.

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Sinners and Saints: Deborah and Barak

Sunday, September 30th, 2018.   Sources: Susan Niditch. Judges: A Commentary (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2008. Tammi Schneider. Judges (Berit Olam). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000. Barry G. Webb. The Book of Judges (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012. K. Lawson Younger Jr. Judges/Ruth (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

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Sinners & Saints: Queen Esther

Sunday, September 9th, 2018.   Sources: Frederic Bush. Ruth-Esther (WBC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Karen Jobes. Esther (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999. Jon D. Levenson. Esther: A Commentary (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 1997.

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Why is the Song of Songs in the Bible?

Sunday, April 10th, 2016. “Why is the Song of Songs in the Bible and What is its Relevance for Today?”   Sources: Richard Beaton. “Song of Songs 3: History of Interpretation”. Dictionary of the Old Testament Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. Tremper … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Partners in Christ

John G. Stackhouse Jr. Partners in Christ: A Conservative Case for Egalitarianism. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2015. I have openly and unashamedly argued in favour of an egalitarian understanding of gender on many occassions and in many different forms of … Continue reading

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The Galatian Principle: Or, Do Complementarians Deny Justification by Faith? (A Guest Post)

This post is written by my colleague and friend, Spencer Boersma, Pastor of First Baptist Church Sudbury. Spencer has two degrees from Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario, and just submitted his dissertation for a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology … Continue reading

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