Author Archives: Joshua Jordan

INTERPRETIVE PRINCIPLES AND CONCLUSION ON THE TEXT

INTERPRETIVE PRINCIPLES AND CONCLUSION ON THE TEXT There are three keys that will be helpful in proceeding towards the most accurate interpretation and understanding of these texts. First, there is no worthwhile evidence which suggests that the two different texts … Continue reading

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INTERPRETING THE TEXTS

INTERPRETING THE TEXTS There is no shortage of possibilities that have already been offered and argued concerning this problem. The purpose of this essay is not to add to that list. Without additional information coming to light it seems clear … Continue reading

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SEARCHING THE FORMATIVE TEXTS: RESTRICTIONS

SEARCHING THE FORMATIVE TEXTS:  RESTRICTIONS Two of the preeminent texts on this issue—1 Corinthians 11:4-16 and 14:34-35 (which, along with 1 Timothy 2:11-14, are the primary texts which restrict women in their and activity in the church—particularly in public leadership … Continue reading

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Churches Are Like Families

Church’s are like families.  Not necessarily a comforting thought. In “How Your Church Family Works,” Peter L. Steinke describes how all families, be it a congregation or a home, works with the reality of anxiety. As Steinke observes, “Put people together … Continue reading

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