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Mentorship for Women

The word “mentor” or the verb “mentoring” is not in the Bible, but the concept certainly is. In Titus 2, Paul gives a good explanation what mentoring is, both for men and women. In this article I would like to focus on women. I have encountered many misconceptions about the whole idea of mentoring. This […]

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Woman Soldier

In 2 Timothy 2:3–6 Paul gives three examples for Timothy to follow. The first one is in verses 3 and 4: “Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer” (New International Version). […]

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The focus on men instead of God has permeated the whole of life and society in our times. Therefore we need to be alert whenever we are presented with something worldly combined with a Christian-sounding flavor, like so-called Christian psychology. There are Christians who are trained as psychologists, but the discipline of psychology is not […]

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Chaos and Order

In Genesis 1 we see how God created the heavens and the earth and all that’s in it. The big picture is that God created order out of chaos, and after doing that, he gave everything a name so as to know and define each new element, and to give it a place in the […]

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To Be Perfect

The documentary Free Solo is about rock climber Alex Honnold, who climbs the 3,200-foot sheer granite face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without any ropes. And he lived to tell it. Why would anyone do something so difficult and dangerous? In an interview he said, “If you’re seeking perfection, free soloing is as […]

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