How to Pray for a Divided Church

Division in the church is nothing new. In I Corinthians 1, we learn that Paul was dealing with division in the early church and he sought to squelch it with his letter. He did so by bringing the church’s attention back to the foolishness of Christ crucified because that is where true power is. For […]

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Jael in the Bible: A Female Assassin

Jael in the Bible

Like many of the women in my series, Women in the Bible, The Untold Stories of Old Testament Heroes, Jael’s story rarely makes it into women conference discussions or Bible studies. Maybe because her story is too gory, too gruesome. It is a scene you might find in popular TV shows that we would never […]

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How to Be a Proverbs 12:4 Wife

Prover12:4 crown to her husband

An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones. Proverbs 12:4 (ESV) Proverbs 12:4 exhorts married women to be “excellent wives” and not bring shame to their husbands. I think most of us who are Christ-followers would want to adhere to the infallible advice […]

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