Power-Under, Part 7: The Bottom Line

Power-Under, Part 7: The Bottom Line

  Day Seven: The Bottom Line Philippians 2:5-11; John 13:1-11 God’s response to the apostacy of Lucifer, and the temptation and fall of the human race, was to join together in forming the “counsel of peace” (Zechariah 6:13). The Godhead decided to send the Son to earth, to be born of a woman, born under the law, into sinful flesh, clothing His

Power-Under, Part 3: Power Matters

Power-Under, Part 3: Power Matters

Day Three: Power Matters Matthew 17:22& 23, 27; Mark 9:31& 32; Daniel To add to the brilliance of Jesus’ dealings with Peter, the miracle He worked for His divinity-slighting disciple, affirmed His divinity. Imagine Peter, as excited as a little boy, running to the shore, fishing pole in hand. Not only is he about to witness a miracle, but

A Spiritual Abuse Inventory

A Spiritual Abuse Inventory

In my late teens I joined a conservative Adventist ministry, where over the next decade I experienced—along with many blessings—spiritual, sexual, and psychological abuse. The directors of the ministry held very strict rules about dress, diet, and lifestyle—spoken and unspoken. For instance, the spoken rules required women to wear long dresses at a

#MeTooAndBeyond

#MeTooAndBeyond

Social activist Tarana Burke started the #MeToo movement in 2006 to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse in society. October of 2017, actress Alyssa Milano posted "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet," relaunching the movement and bringing forth a plethora of confessions, including m